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News from the Global South


Africa's biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town
Entry to the Zeitz Mocaa in Cape Town is free at certain times for anyone with an African passport.

Altach striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for 'racism' reaction
Ghana's Bernard Tekpetey is banned for two matches after being sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie.

Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast
At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast.

Puerto Rico 'failing' dam risk remains after Hurricane Maria
Thousands of people nearby have been told to leave as the dam may collapse after Hurricane Maria.

Mexico earthquake: New tremor halts rescue operations
A tremor sends people running into the streets and halts searches for survivors of Tuesday's quake.

China's top ride-sharing company calls for building cities around people
Future cities should be built around people, not machines, said Jean Liu, president of Didi Chuxing.

Tencent's hit game ramps up bid to win overseas market
A megahit mobile game developed by Chinese internet giant Tencent has made fresh inroads into the overseas market.

Dutch official calls on more businesses to get on board China Railway Express to Europe
More businesses should get on board the direct railway link connecting Tilburg in the Netherlands and the Chinese city of Chengdu.

China's bike-sharing company ofo to increase bikes in London
China's bike-sharing company ofo decided to increase the number of its bikes in London's Hackney following its recent launch in the borough.