MoneyGram expands service to five countries across the globe
International payments provider MoneyGram has announced an expansion of its digital platform to five new countries. The service is now available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands and Portugal. With the expansion, customers in these countries can send money directly to more than two billion bank accounts and mobile wallets or to any MoneyGram location…
Bisi Edionsere, Bankole Oki take grand daughter’s wedding to Austria
The wedding between Morayo Adebowale, daughter of Bayo and Tokunboh Adebowale, and Kevin Roseke was held weeks back at the Gartenpalais Liechtenstein in Vienna, Austria. The bride’s father, Tokunboh, is the first child of Madam Bisi Edionsere, popularly known Cash Madam. Her mother is the daughter of the late Chief T. A. Bankole Oki, the…
China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network
Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE have effectively been banned from rolling out Australia's 5G network after Canberra warned of security risks with companies beholden to foreign governments, prompting Beijing to denounce "ideological biases".
Bolt arrives in Australia on football quest
Usain Bolt says he's deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer and plans to show the world what he's capable of after arriving in Australia Saturday for a trial stint with an A-League club.
Mercedes-Benz records 1.35 million sales in seven months
Mercedes-Benz has sold a sum of 1,356,350 vehicles in the first seven months of this year, which represents an increase of 2.3 per cent and a new record. Mercedes-Benz maintained its market leadership as the premium brand with the highest number of new registrations in the first seven months in markets including Germany, France, Switzerland,…
Olympians, costumed athletes join massive Sydney race
Australian Olympian Ben St Lawrence won Sydney's biggest road race for the second time Sunday as almost 80,000 people, including many in fancy dress, took part in the annual run. One of the world's biggest fun runs, the 14-kilometre (8.7 mile) City2Surf race from Sydney city to Bondi beach attracts serious competitors and as well…
Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy
Thousands of people marched across major Australian cities Saturday calling for an end to Canberra's offshore detention of asylum-seekers.
Australia bow out as Peru claim World Cup consolation victory
Australia's World Cup ended with a whimper as goals from Andre Carrillo and Paolo Guerrero gave Peru a 2-0 victory in the teams' group finale on Tuesday.
Eriksen the dangerman as Australia bid to shape World Cup destiny
Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign.
World Cup results - 1st update
World Cup results on Saturday: Group C At Kazan France 2 (Griezmann 58-pen, Pogba 81) Australia 1 (Jedinak 62-pen) Group D At Moscow Argentina 1 (Aguero 19) Iceland 1 (Finnbogason 23) Playing later (GMT) Group C At Saransk Peru v Denmark (1600) Group D At Kaliningrad Croatia v Nigeria (1900) World Cup standings after Saturday's…