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Friday, December 15, 2017

UK News

Call for all-BAME shortlists to tackle Parliament’s diversity – Cable

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has called on the conservative government led by Prime Minister Theresa May to change the law so that all-BAME...

Kweku lost deportation battle

Kweku Adoboli, former UBS trader convicted of fraud, has lost his appeal against being deported from the UK. His unauthorised trading lost the Swiss bank...

Help Public Health England evaluate your healthcare needs

Public Health England, Terrence Higgins Trust and Kantar Public are conducting a short survey for black African people living in England about relationships, sexual...

African News

Business

Drones for health delivery in Tanzania

When the government announced on Thursday that it was embarking on the use of drones to deliver medical supplies to remote areas, sad memories...

Dangote opens biggest cement plant in Congo

The Dangote group has opened a $300 million cement production plant in the Republic of Congo. The facility which has a capacity of 1.5...

£15bn sale of RBS to boost coffers

Britain will re-privatise bailed-out lender Royal Bank of Scotland by selling 15 billion pounds of shares, according to budget documents released on Wednesday, in...

Politics

Mugabe, Mugabe, Mugabe

Peter Olorunnisomo - The ripples of the Zimbabwean political currents remained ripples to the amazement of the world. It was becoming quite the expectation, particularly...

Any ace for December Brexit talks?

When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a...

Argentina’s submarine feared missing

Argentina's navy is investigating reports of a loud noise detected a few hours after a submarine went missing. The ARA San Juan disappeared last Wednesday...

Sports

Iron-Fist defends WBC boxing title

Kenya's Fatuma "Iron Fist" Zarika outclassed Zambian Catherine Phiri through unanimous points decision to retain the World Boxing Council (WBC) world Bantamweight belt on...

ASA launches athletics prix circuit

Athletics South Africa (ASA) has launched the ASA Athletix Grand Prix Series in which a total prize incentive of R1.3m is offered to athletes to produce outstanding performances. This...

Rohr gets new Eagles’ contract

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has signed a contract extension with the NFF to extend his Super Eagles tenure by two years. Rohr, 63, was appointed...

Mike Abiola's 60th Birthday