The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a confirmed case of invasive meningococcal infection involving a 55-year-old North District man with a chronic medical condition.The man felt knee …
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LONDON (Reuters) – Growth in the world beer market picked up to reach 2.7 percent in 2011 as growth continued to strengthen driven by emerging markets, and is predicted to…
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – The industry executives who pile into Cape Town every year for the annual African mining conference love the sun, wine and stunning mountain backdrop the venue provides. But South Africa’s…
Is it just harmless fun, or is something seriously wrong developing in sporting relations between Spain and France?
Serbia’s central bank kept its main interest rate on hold for the first time since September amid renewed dinar weakness and reports the government won’t come to terms with the International Monetary Fund on the 2012 budget.
President Ollanta Humala is expected to meet with authorities from southern Peru’s Tacna region in an attempt to resolve concerns about the mining sector’s use of water.
[iMaverick] The current furore over Egypt’s highly public effort to put a group of NGO staff members working at the International Republican Institute in Cairo (including the son of a US cabinet member) on trial because they have been working on democracy issues and…
Senior commanders concede that during recent years, more American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have died of their own hand than through contact with the enemy. read more
AP – The alleged mastermind of a radical Islamist sect’s Christmas Day church bombing fled across Nigeria after escaping police custody and hid for about a month before finally being apprehended Friday, authorities said.
Only if MPs could go and talk to their Constituents John B. Sesay There are three arms of government, …
War libel against the Government of Sierra Leone: Maada Bio squats to a new low in his diabolic attempt to score political points.
Communication’s minister, Alhaji I.B. Kargbo issued a statement this week ferociously condemning the “reprehensible” utterances made by Julius Maada Bio, presidential flag bearer for the opposition, SLPP. “Within hours of those inflammatory and uncorroborated accusations made against the government…
Last week, a discussion got started on Google + by Brian Ahier about whether or not ONC’s aggressive support of Direct is undercutting many a Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). What got this whole conversation started was an article in the January …
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Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet. UN Photo/Ryan Brown 8 February 2012 – The resumption of dialogue between S.
[Foroyaa] Gambia is strapped of first hand information about opponents Algeria whom they slug it with in the Caf Nations Cup 2013.
[Daily News] EGYPTIAN giants Zamalek SC resumed training on Monday in preparation for their CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg clash against Mainland champions Yanga.
Cigarettes vanished from Turkmenistan’s shop shelves last month, only to reappear at highly inflated prices, as the government launched a campaign to cut down on smoking. Programme: News Briefing Central Asia read more
(Reuters) – JP Morgan has replaced Asia ex-Japan fixed income investor sales head Simon Derrick with Sharad Desai and Sudhir Goel as part of a reorganization of its business in the region, according to sources familiar with the matter. Desai will…
A white lion slips on ice while playing with a plastic drum like a kitten with a ball of yarn, but the big cat quickly regains its footing. The African carnivore has adapted well to Canada’s cold…
Steve Coll, Robert Grenier, and Daniel Markey look at changes in U.S.-Pakistan relations over the past year and make recommendations for moving forward.
Gordon Orr, a director in McKinsey Quarterly ‘s Shanghai office, offers a forecast for growth in China this year: Despite food price inflation and a
AP – China’s Foreign Ministry says that a Syrian opposition delegation visited Beijing and met Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun.
Hotels in New York City have agreed to approve a hotel union request to give housekeepers personal panic buttons. The move comes after a Sofitel hotel maid accused
The White House released this fact sheet on ‘harnessing innovation for global development’ (part of President Obama’s Global Development Policy) on February 8, 2012.
A group of Chinese workers kidnapped by rebels in Sudan’s South Kordofan state 11 days ago were released Tuesday and flown to the Chinese embassy in Nairobi, a foreign ministry statement said.
AP – Weapons from China, Russia and Belarus are fueling the nine-year-old conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region, Amnesty International said in a report late Wednesday.
Serbia: 5 guards suspected of helping attempted prison break by dangerous inmates
LONDON/LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s slide towards becoming the next Greece – needing a second bailout to avoid bankruptcy – accelerated on Monday as untrusting underwriters hiked the cost of insuring Lisbon’s bonds to new highs and insisted it be
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Two men were found guilty Monday of involvement in an al-Qaida plot to attack a Danish newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, the first convictions under Norway’s anti-
The strange but true story of how swimsuit icon Kathey Ireland turned America’s most mundane products into a licensing empire–and became the first lady of flyover country.
Professionals fleeing slow-growth developed economies are landing in India.
Beatles legend Paul McCartney will headline a large concert in front of Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s diamond jubilee, organiser Gary Barlow said Tuesday.