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South African entrepreneur seeks to turn caterpillars into tasty snacks

For many people, particularly from western European backgrounds, the idea of eating insects is still riddled with fear and inhibition

UK PM braced for Tory no-confidence vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed defiance on Monday ahead of a no-confidence vote among Conservative MPs, after dozens rebelled over a string of scandals that have left the party's public standing in tatters

Human Rights Watch: Russian mercenaries killing civilians in Central African Republic

The NGO has noted that paramilitary forces have executed, tortured, and beaten civilians since 2019

Bitcoin now legal currency in Central African Republic

A bill that made bitcoin legal tender alongside the Central African franc and legalised the use of cryptocurrencies has been unanimously adopted

Elon Musk launches hostile takeover bid for Twitter

Musk's latest move towards Twitter comes just days after he turned down a seat on the board following his acquisition of a 9.2 percent stake in the microblogging platform

Twitter moves to limit reach of Russian government accounts

‘We will not amplify o government accounts belonging to states that limit access to free information and are engaged in armed interstate conflict,’ the social network said

Liverpool see off spirited Inter to put one foot in Champions League quarters

Goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah in the last quarter of an hour gave Liverpool a commanding lead ahead of the last-16 second leg at Anfield in three weeks' time

What we learned in the Premier League this weekend

Manchester United blew another lead in a damaging draw while Newcastle's fight for survival was boosted by a valuable victory over Aston Villa.

Tunisia’s president is ‘installing a dictatorship’

Critics fear President Kais Saied is growing increasingly authoritarian following his decision to dissolve the country’s judicial watchdog

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKlin logs slumping annual profits

Profit after tax sank to just under £4.4-billion (R91.21-billion) last year, the GSK said in a statement on Wednesday

13 million face hunger as Horn of Africa drought worsens: UN

Three consecutive rainy seasons have failed as the region has recorded its driest conditions since 1981

Nadal ‘doesn’t care’ if he’s best ever after record 21st Slam

The 35-year-old Spaniard roared back from two sets down to defeat Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final

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