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Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions
Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions
Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations"...
US-Iran tensions: No route for de-escalation in sight
US-Iran tensions: No route for de-escalation in sight
Washington and Tehran are locked in a political, economic, and propagandist confrontation – and there is no apparent way out. ...
Game, set and watch in minutes
Game, set and watch in minutes
It was 1973. Steve Biko was months away from being banned by the apartheid government. Armed with sanctions that ranged from a halt on weaponry...
Devastated by Israeli attacks on Gaza, but not deterred
Devastated by Israeli attacks on Gaza, but not deterred
I was drained, devastated and destroyed after reading the most recent United Nations report on the murder of Palestinians citizens by Israeli...
Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
The $95-million credit line to Zimbabwe is earmarked for the private sector and revival of struggling industries. Although this is a drop in the...
Sudan is Africa’s secret crisis
Sudan is Africa’s secret crisis
I don’t normally write about Sudan. But now I have to. For the last few weeks, friends and democracy activists from the country have been sending...
China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest
China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest
China summoned the US ambassador on Sunday to protest the "extremely bad" arrest of telecom giant Huawei's chief financial officer in Canada and...
Iran urges UN to hold US to account over sanctions
Iran urges UN to hold US to account over sanctions
Iran on Monday urged the United Nations to hold the United States accountable for re-imposing sanctions on Tehran, branding the measures illegal...
Israel's Netanyahu hails Trump for Iran sanctions
Israel's Netanyahu hails Trump for Iran sanctions
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday hailed US leader Donald Trump for reimposing sanctions against mutual foe Iran, ahead of a...
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Saudi Arabia warned it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...
Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?
Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?
Donald Trump dangled the carrot of foreign investment in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their nuclear summit, but analysts say few...
US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare 'still a threat'
US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare 'still a threat'
US President Donald Trump has reportedly "extended sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year", saying that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's...

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