Nov 13, 2019 | 22:29 pm
CAPE TOWN, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Senegal showed their teeth on the opening day of qualifiers for the 2021 African Cup of Nations but other continental heavyweights struggled to find form on Wednesday.
Sep 11, 2019 | 14:19 pm
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Britain has agreed a dealwith six southern African countries including South Africa, thecontinent's most developed economy, that will ensure continuityof trade conditions after Brexit, the British High Commission inSouth Africa said on Wednesday.
Sep 8, 2019 | 21:31 pm
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Liberia needed a last-gasp penalty save, Ethiopia an own goal, Tanzania shoot-out penalties and Equatorial Guinea a late strike to all win their World Cup first round ties on Sunday and advance to the group[…]
Sep 4, 2019 | 22:27 pm
CAPE TOWN, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Liberia needed two penalties and a calamitous defensive error to beat Sierra Leone 3-1 on the first day of 2022 World Cup qualifying in Africa as the continent’s smaller teams enjoyed a rare moment[…]
Aug 27, 2019 | 06:00 am
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 27 (Reuters) - South Africa's StandardBank has taken a stake in local fintech firm Nomaninito offer credit to potentially millions of small shop owners andother informal retailers across Africa that have limited accessto banking services.
Aug 15, 2019 | 20:04 pm
NAIROBI, Aug 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three majorU.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesothofactoriesmaking their jeans on Thursday after an investigation foundwomen were forced into sex to keep their jobs.
Jun 26, 2019 | 16:55 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 26 (Reuters) - Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on Wednesday when the head of its Olympic body Spyros Capralos was elected as one of 10[…]
May 30, 2019 | 11:00 am
JOHANNESBURG, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In theshadows of the high-rise offices in Johannesburg's wealthySandton district, Thembekile Mokoena concealed her recycling bagbulging with paper, plastic and tins under a tree.
Mar 24, 2019 | 20:45 pm
JOHANNESBURG, March 24 (Reuters) - South Africa booked the last place at the African Cup of Nations finals with a 2-1 away win over Libya thanks to Percy Tau's double on Sunday to complete the lineup for the 24-team finals[…]
Feb 13, 2019 | 01:23 am
NEW YORK, Feb 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Democratspushed on Tuesday for a nationwide paid family leave system inthe United States, the only developed nation that does notguarantee pay to workers taking time off to care for children orother relatives.