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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:35
Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared before a prosecutors' committee over the 1989 coup that brought him to power, his lawyer says.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:33

A new rehab technology company helps patients maximize physical therapy and regain movement after paralysis - through gaming. Deana Mitchell checks it out.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:25

When can a U.S. intelligence community worker “blow the whistle?” VOA Explains.

 

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:22

Drones are usually in the news for bad reasons, like controversial killings of suspected terro

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:14

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced short- and medium-term interventions to meet South Africa's energy demands and address its electricity and energy challenges, including

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:14

The JSE eventually closed firmer on Tuesday following a mixed session in which the local bourse traded mostly softer.

The local bourse, along with US equity futures swung into positive territ

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:13

Cape Town - Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn has been bought by Islamabad United for next year's Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Steyn and former Proteas team-mat

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:13

Cape Town - David Wiese will be coming home in more ways than one when he links up with some old mates in the Tshwane Spartans squad for what he and they hope will be two more matc

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:11

A policewoman in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was on Tuesday arrested after allegedly shooting a young protester dead at close range in the eastern city of Goma, police said.

The te

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:10

The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to rule that insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

 Several justices indicated their agreement with arguments...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:10

When former Bosasa chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi took to the witness stand at the commission of inquiry into state capture on January 16, dressed in a dark suit with a crisp white shirt a

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:10

Nampak [JSE:NPK] has announced the appointment of Erik Smuts as its new chief executive officer to replace Andre de Ruyter, who resigned last month to take the helm at Eskom.

The JSE-listed p

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 19:10

Sixteen days of no violence against women and children ended on a sour note for the family of Nhlanhla Mphahlele, 43, after her alleged killer, Mzwandile Mphahlele, 48, was granted bail in the Boks

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 18:43
MOGADISHU, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Al Shabaab gunmen attacked a hotel in Somalia's capital near the president's residence on Tuesday and fighting was still going on, police and the militant group said....
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 18:42

The president of the United States is terming as a "witch hunt" the two impeachment counts unveiled against him Tuesday morning by House Democrats.

Trump referred to that often used term again in a two-word tweet following the announcement by House committee chairs to proceed with the...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 18:41

Witnesses in the Somali capital report hearing heavy gunfire at a hotel close to the presidential palace.

VOA Somali reporter Abdulkadir Mohamed Abdulle says he could hear ongoing gunfire in the vicinity of Hotel SYL.

Somali lawmaker Mahad Salad told VOA that militants are attacking...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 18:37

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, declaring it is a significant improvement over the original North American Free Trade Agreement and over the first proposal from the White House.

“There is no question, of course, that this trade...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 18:37
Dec 10 (Reuters) - Petra Diamonds Ltd has restarted its mining operations in South Africa, but is restricting power usage in line with requirements by state utility Eskom, the company said on Tuesday....
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 18:30
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 18:20
Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed warned against the “gospel of revenge and retribution” as he accepted the Nobel Prize in Oslo.

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