High lifetime number of sexual partners linked to increased cancer risk
Women, in particular, had nearly twice the risk when they had 10 or more past partners compared to when they had one or none, researchers report in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health.
Weinstein lawyer assails accusers' credibility in NY rape trial closing argument
Harvey Weinstein, 67, has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and raping Jessica Mann, a onetime aspiring actress, in 2013.
Rand firmer after Ramaphosa's speech
President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged in an annual address to Parliament on Thursday evening that growth had stalled, exacerbating high levels of unemployment and increasing hardship for millions of citizens.
McLaren drivers keep the bromance bubbling at car launch
Norris, a rookie last year as Britain’s youngest F1 driver, and Spaniard Sainz both liked what they saw as the Renault-powered papaya and blue car was pushed out at the Woking factory.
China coronavirus deaths slow, cruise ship disembarks in Cambodia
In its latest update, Hubei province’s health commission on Friday said it had recorded 116 deaths and 4,823 new cases of the flu-like virus that emerged in the provincial capital, Wuhan, in December.
Billie Eilish releases theme to forthcoming James Bond film 'No Time to Die'
The four-minute ballad, a haunting song of betrayal and despair co-written by Eilish and her older brother, Finneas, and performed to an orchestral arrangement, was posted on Thursday to YouTube and various music streaming sites.
Smith, Warner must 'ride the storm' in South Africa: Hazlewood
The pair will fly out with the Australia squad on Friday for a limited overs tour in the duo’s first visit to the country since serving 12-month bans for their parts in the tampering plot during the Cape Town Test.
Head of Sudan ruling council 'pledges' ICC cooperation over Bashir
Omar al Bashir, also accused of crimes against humanity in Darfur, has been jailed in Khartoum since he was toppled after mass protests last year.
Rand falls after dismal data, stocks rise
At 1530 GMT, the rand was 0.3% weaker at 14.8700 per dollar, retreating after sailing to a session best of 14.7320.
Coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near
World stocks, which had seen rounds of sell-offs over the virus, surged to record highs on hopes of a peak in cases.
Algeria's public debt rises to 45% of GDP, economy 'delicate' - PM
Addressing lawmakers, Djerad blamed mismanagement and corruption during the past years for worsening financial problems in the OPEC-member nation, pledging to overcome the situation through reforms.
Key moments in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial
The producer has pleaded not guilty to charges he sexually assaulted two women and faces life in prison if convicted on the most serious charge, predatory sexual assault.
Thousands gather to bid farewell to Kenya's longest-serving leader Moi
Daniel Arap Moi’s coffin, draped in the Kenyan flag, was carried on a gun carriage from the State House, the official seat of the presidency, on the 5 km route to the stadium in the capital, Nairobi.
Rhinos in Kenya face a new threat: drug-resistant bacteria - study
Scientists behind a study in a recent issue of New York-based academic journal EcoHealth discovered that bacteria samples found in the endangered animals in Ruma National Park, a protected area on the shores of Lake Victoria, had developed alarming levels of antibiotic resistance.
Rapinoe, Ertz among nominees for BBC women's player of the year
The American duo were joined by England defender Lucy Bronze, Dutch forward Vivianne Miedema and Australia’s Sam Kerr.
Competition Commission approves $1.7 bn Pioneer-Pepsico merger
PepsiCo struck a deal to buy Pioneer in July, lifting the target firm’s shares and boosting a sector that has been hit by drought and tough trading conditions.
AngloGold Ashanti to sell SA assets to Harmony Gold for about $300m
The gold miner said in May it will review divestment options for its South African assets, which include the world’s deepest mine, as it looks to streamline its portfolio and focus on assets that deliver higher returns.
Samsung unveils compact foldable phone, 5G Galaxy S20 to fend off Apple, Huawei
Samsung’s second attempt at a folding phone after a delayed rollout last year comes as the South Korean firm fends off its traditional rival in the premium smartphone market, Apple Inc, along with ascendant Chinese makers such as Huawei that have eaten into its sales in China and Europe.