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Friday, March 22, 2019

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse

For decades, it was one of the music industry's most disturbing open secrets: R&B singer R. Kelly was hounded by sexual misconduct allegations, often...

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett arrested to face felony charge for false police report, authorities...

JOHANNESBURG - Jussie Smollett was taken into police custody hours after he was charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly filing a false police report...

Shareholders petition Amsterdam court to launch inquiry into Steinhoff

JOHANNESBURG, February 21 - Embattled retail giant Steinhoff International said on Thursday that it has received a petition by a group of shareholders for...

Pope opens sex abuse summit amid outcry from survivors

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has opened a high-level summit of church leaders on preventing clergy sex abuse, hoping to impress on bishops from...

Kenyan High Court to rule on homosexuality

JOHANNESBURG, February 21 – Kenya’s High Court is to rule on Friday whether to decriminalise gay sex. The court’s verdict could make history if...

Stop harassment of election officials says Nigerian editorial

JOHANNESBURG, February 21 - An editorial in Nigeria’s Premium Times has accused the state of bullying and harassing electoral officials following the postponement of...

#RIPKarlLagerfeld: Kris Jenner, Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell, other supermodels pay tribute

Johannesburg, February 20 - Popular celebrities such as Kris Jenner, Victoria Beckham, as well as  supermodels and fashion editors haf paid their heartfelt tributes...

US Senator Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential bid

Washington - US Senator Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday that he is running again to become president of the United States. Sanders lost out to...

Honda to shut plant in Britain, imperiling 3,500 jobs

TOKYO — Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as...

Nigerian lawyer accepts US$1 million settlement, but still takes on FirstRand

JOHANNESBURG, February 19 - FirstRand Limited, also referred to as FirstRand Group, has paid one million US dollars to a Nigerian lawyer to settle...


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