South Africa faces more power cuts, increasing the risk of Ramaphosa's reform

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa is facing new power cuts, power provider Eskom said on Monday that was trying to prevent the collapse of its power grid. , thus putting…

Ethiopia stops a former head of an army company as part of a crackdown on security services

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia on Tuesday arrested the former head of an army-controlled industrial conglomerate and took him handcuffed to the capital, state media reported one day after authorities…

Libyan rival leaders meet for the first time since May, PM approves 2019 vote

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) – The two leading Libyan rival leaders met for the first time in more than five months at a conference hosted by Italy on Tuesday and the…

"Life goes on": Thousands of armistices mark the First World War in Australia, not attacked after an attack

MELBOURNE / SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of people attended commemorative ceremonies held in Melbourne to mark the centenary of the Armistice ending the First World War. They ignored the security…

Melbourne police see the inspiration of an Islamic state behind a stabbing knife

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Aussie who burned a truck loaded with gas cylinders in central Melbourne and stabbed a person was inspired by the Islamic State but had no direct…

Nigerian Shiite leader denied bail

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Nigeria's Shiite Muslim minority leader was released on bail on Wednesday, days after the group said more than 40 of its members had been killed by…

Barrick, Randgold sweetens dividend before takeover vote

LONDON / TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada's Barrick Gold and takeover target Randgold Resources will increase their dividend distribution before shareholders vote for their $ 6.1 billion deal next week, miners…

Almost two-thirds of world bear stocks, but $ 8.5 billion in funds: BAML

LONDON (Reuters) – With 63 percent of the global MSCI index, world stocks are oversold, while global equity funds still posted $ 8.5 billion inflows last week, Bank of America…

Vivendis Canal + supports African TV dramas as Europe sells

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – In a muddy back street in Abidjan, Alex Ogou leads his young cast in a TV drama about gangsters in Ivory Coast, which French media giant Vivendi…