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Football’s dashed hopes: The teenagers sold a Premier League lie
Football’s dashed hopes: The teenagers sold a Premier League lie
Like thousands of football-mad teenagers in Mali, Aboubacar Sidibé dreamed of one day playing for Chelsea. So when a football manager...
Zambia's crackdown on sex dolls provokes fierce rights debate
Zambia's crackdown on sex dolls provokes fierce rights debate
No one sells them openly, no one admits to owning one, and no one has been arrested— but Zambia is waging a fierce campaign against sex...
Myanmar's Rohingya: Cornered by poverty, stalked by violence
Myanmar's Rohingya: Cornered by poverty, stalked by violence
Hemmed in by Myanmar security forces and menaced by abductions and killings, Rohingya Muslims in a conflict-scarred corner of Rakhine State say...
Economic week ahead: The end of an era
Economic week ahead: The end of an era
Officials could announce the end of the bold initiative on Wednesday.
Economic week ahead: Looking for growth
Economic week ahead: Looking for growth
AfricaSouth Africa’s data calendar is comparatively light this week. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will report last...
Gold swings near three-week high as Asian demand seen increasing
Gold swings near three-week high as Asian demand seen increasing
Gold fluctuated after advancing to the highest level in three weeks as investors weighed the outlook for increasing physical consumption in Asia...
Gandhi's lessons for al-Qaeda
Gandhi's lessons for al-Qaeda
South Asia remains one of the most politically complex regions of the world, with long-standing tension between India and Pakistan since partition...
The super-rich swell their ranks and keep getting richer
The super-rich swell their ranks and keep getting richer
This happened as soaring stock markets helped bolster the fortunes of investors.
[Video]Inside a 'legal' hunt
[Video]Inside a 'legal' hunt
Disturbing video footage of a so-called 'legal' rhino trophy hunt, carried out at the behest of an international wildlife trafficking syndicate.
South Africa at core of illicit ape trade
South Africa at core of illicit ape trade
South Africa is the hub of a booming illicit trade in marmosets and other protected small monkeys to pet markets in Asia, say international wildlife...
Is rugby pushing into Asia, or just Japan?
Is rugby pushing into Asia, or just Japan?
Japan might have won the right to host the 2019 rugby World Cup on its platform of bidding "for Asia", but whether the rest of the region benefits...
Raving retreat
Raving retreat
I'm perched on the end of a longtail boat, cocktail in hand, head to the wind. The silhouettes of thousands of people line the length of the beach...

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Meet Pepper at Meeting of Minds: ITWeb AI 2018
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