HARAR, Ethiopia Clutching the bloodstained student ID card and post-mortem certificate of his younger brother, Abedir Jamal's elation at the huge changes underway in Ethiopia is tempered by his fear that they won't reach him.
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LONDON Platinum prices will average their lowest in more than a decade this year before a modest recovery in 2019, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, with the metal predicted to maintain its historically unusual discount to palladium.
ZOMBA, Malawi (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As climate change brings longer droughts, farmers in eastern Malawi's already dry Lake Chilwa basin are seeing an ever-more-frequent disaster: maize wilting or drying completely, leaving families hungry.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland Francesco Molinari kept the coolest head in Carnoustie as he steered a steady course through a wild afternoon of nailbiting tension at the British Open on Sunday to become the first Italian major champion. | Video
JOHANNESBURG South African power utility Eskom said on Monday it was in discussions with the government to look at the cash-strapped firm's headcount in effort to boost productivity.
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dog walkers, cyclists and doting parents all enjoy Berlin's Gorlitzer Park. Everyone goes about their business, including the drug dealers - many of them migrants from west Africa - who work the park gates, seeking out potential customers.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa's struggling state-run power firm Eskom reported a 2.3 billion rand ($171 million) loss on Monday, underlining the enormity of the task facing President Cyril Ramaphosa, who has pledged to turn the company around.
TEL AVIV Online payment company PayU, a subsidiary of Naspers , said on Monday it agreed to acquire Israeli payment technology provider Zooz to support its expansion in high-growth markets.
Petra Diamonds Ltd forecast lower-than-estimated production for 2019 after reporting 2018 output at the bottom end of its previously guided range, sending its shares down more than 8 percent on Monday.
MAKONDE, Zimbabwe (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When her monthly period comes, 17-year-old Maria Chaodza dismantles a home-made pillowcase and picks out pieces of its worn stuffing - an old, cloth rug - which she uses in place of the sanitary pad she cannot afford.
CAIRO A local leader of Islamic State's branch in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has been killed, the group and a security source said on Sunday.