May struggles to sell at home Brexit deal emerging with EU
Brexit negotiations with the European Union have accelerated and become more positive over the past week, though significant hurdles remain, finance minister Philip Hammond said.
Rescuers find first body in town worst hit by Michael
Rescue teams, hampered by power and phone outages, used cadaver dogs, drones and heavy equipment to search for hundreds of people unaccounted for across the Florida Panhandle.
#RandReport: Rand rallies as Moody's seen holding fire, stocks rebound
Stocks snapped a four-day losing streak to end the week positive, led by market heavyweight Naspers.
The Queen's granddaughter marries at grand royal wedding
The 92-year-old queen and her husband Philip (97), who has retired from official engagements, were joined by other royals and celebrities .
Buyer goes ahead with purchase of shredded Banksy painting
The auction house said the artwork had been granted a certificate by Banksy’s authentication body and has given a new title, 'Love is in the Bin'.
Singer Amy Winehouse to return to the stage as a hologram
The show, expected to debut in 2019, will be created by the same company that has produced hologram tours for 1960s crooner Roy Orbison and opera singer Maria Callas.
WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least
The most concerning area is the city of Beni in Congo’s North Kivu province where dozens of people who may have been exposed to the deadly disease are hiding from health workers.
Ex-Nigerian president Obasanjo backs former deputy for 2019 election
Abubakar poses the biggest challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is seeking a second term in the February election.
Tiger Brands re-opens processing facility after listeria outbreak
Tiger Brands said on Friday it had re-opened a facility that was closed after South Africa’s biggest food producer was implicated in the world’s largest outbreak of listeria which killed more that 200 people.
Rand firmer ahead of Moody's rating decision
The rand is expected to trade between R14.3500 and R14.7000 to the dollar on Friday, NKC African Economics wrote in a note.
Landslide in eastern Uganda kills at least 31 people: govt official
Martin Owor, Commissioner for Disaster Preparedness and Management, said the landslides tumbled down onto a small town on the mountain’s slopes on Thursday afternoon.
Greece tells Germany it wants better ties but still seeks WW2 reparations
Germany has apologised for Nazi-era crimes during the war but has said it is not willing to discuss reparations.
Rescuers, army personnel search for Hurricane Michael survivors
Michael struck Florida’s northwest coast near the small town of Mexico Beach on Wednesday afternoon with top sustained winds of 250 kph, pushing a wall of seawater inland.
Trump wary of halting Saudi weapons sales over missing journalist
Turkish sources have said they believe Khashoggi was killed inside the building and his body removed, allegations that Riyadh dismisses as baseless.
Maduro says Trump administration trying to kill him
Venezuela’s opposition says Maduro lobs ludicrous accusations at enemies to deflect from his own incompetence.
IMF warns trade friction, market turmoil to hurt Asian growth
The IMF maintained its forecast that Asia’s economy will expand by 5.6% this year but cut its projection for next year to 5.4%, down by 0.2 point from April.
Senior MP asks Carney to clarify Brexit house price comments
Nicky Morgan made the request in a letter to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney in which she reiterated that the BoE should produce an analysis of the impact of Brexit.
Egypt says to check hotels at Red Sea resort where British couple died
The British couple John and Susan Cooper died within hours of each other on 21 August while staying at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada.