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News from the Global South


Gambia's Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result
In power for 22 years, President Yahya Jammeh now hands the reins to property developer Adama Barrow.

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: 'We survived militants but face starvation'
Up to 120,000 people risk starving to death amid the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, the UN warns.

Didier Drogba charity cleared of fraud but may have 'misled' donors
An investigation into a charity run by former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba finds "no evidence of fraud or corruption" but says it may have "misled" donors.

Chapecoense plane crash: Survivor 'may play football again'
A footballer who survived a plane crash in Colombia may be able to play again, his father says.

Mercosur suspends Venezuela over trade and human rights
The bloc suspends Venezuela for failing to meet basic trade and human rights rules.

Apple unveils iPhone shutdown mystery
US tech giant Apple Inc Friday announced the reason behind the abrupt shutdown problem that recently affected some users of the iPhone 6s.

China's economy picks up momentum as PMI improves
China's economy is picking up momentum as activity in the country's manufacturing sector continued to accelerate in November, expanding at its strongest pace in more than two years.

Chinese shares drop on profit-taking
Chinese stocks fell on Friday on profit-taking as market sentiment turned cautious following previous gains.

VR/AR expo held in China's Changchun
VR/AR expo held in China's Changchun,VR,AR