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With more girls pregnant, Zimbabwe pushes return to school

1 week ago - 13 January 2022 | International

ASSOCIATED PRESSZIMBABWEInside a sparsely furnished two-room home in rural Zimbabwe, a three-month-old baby cries. His mother, Virginia Mavhunga, spends her days making trips to the well with a bucket on her head, selling fruits and...

Genocide: Where to from here?

2 weeks ago - 10 January 2022 | International

JEMIMA BEUKESThe key to finding a viable solution to the fight for reparations for the 1904-08 Nama and Ovaherero genocide lies in the inclusion of the affected communities and descendants in Namibia and the diaspora,...

Angolan refugees return home

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2022 | International

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATIClose to 4 000 Angolan refugees living at Etunda in the Omusati region started returning home on Monday. The group had arrived in Namibia in March 2021, fleeing hunger in their county.They will be...

Zondo recommends creation of independent anti-graft agency

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2022 | International

LINDA ENSORSOUTH AFRICAThe Zondo Commission has recommended the establishment through legislation of an independent agency against corruption in public procurement.This recommendation formed part of the first report of the commission which was handed to President...

US pushes unity on Ukraine ahead of key Russia...

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2022 | International

ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTONIn a display of unity, the Biden administration and its European allies are beginning a series of meetings aimed at showing Russia that an invasion of Ukraine would be met with a forceful response.Using...

Virus surge tests healthcare limits in Europe

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2022 | International

ASSOCIATED PRESSMADRIDLike many people, Alberto Pérez of Madrid used a home test to discover that his headache and cold-like symptoms were caused by Covid-19.Unable to...

Suspect in South Africa’s parliament fire appears in court

2 weeks ago - 05 January 2022 | International

ASSOCIATED PRESSJOHANNESBURGThe man suspected of starting the fire that gutted South Africa’s parliament buildings appeared in court yesterday and will remain in custody pending a...

Sudan: Looting in Darfur leaves 730 000 without enough...

2 weeks ago - 05 January 2022 | International

UN NEWS CENTRESUDANThe UN chief yesterday condemned the looting and attacks against United Nations facilities, equipment and supplies gifted to the Sudanese authorities for civilian...

South Africa’s coming cold war with Zimbabwe

2 weeks ago - 05 January 2022 | International

CIARAN RYANSOUTH AFRICAA proposed tax on aircraft flying to and from SA over Zimbabwe is getting serious support in response to Home Affairs’ decision not...

2021, the year military coups returned to the stage...

3 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | International

AL JAZEERASurrounded by soldiers and with Guinea’s flag draped around his shoulders, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya appeared on state television hours after leading a coup in...

Suspect arrested for SA parliament fire

3 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | International

CAPE TOWNREUTERSA fire at the South African parliament caused extensive damage on Sunday, collapsing the roof and gutting an entire floor in one building and...

India launches drive to vaccinate children before a feared...

3 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | International

REUTERSMUMBAIIndia started vaccinating children aged 15 to 18 against the coronavirus on Monday as it quickly expands its inoculation effort to cover the world's largest...

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Thousands of flights cancelled

3 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | International

REUTERSNEW YORKOver 4 000 flights were cancelled around the world on Sunday, more than half of them US flights, adding to the toll of holiday...

Russia, Ukraine stage military drills

2 months ago - 25 November 2021 | International

NAMPA-REUTERS MOSCOWRussian fighter planes and ships practiced repelling air attacks on naval bases and responding with air strikes during military drills in...

US invites Taiwan to democracy...

2 months ago - 25 November 2021 | International

NAMPA-REUTERS WASHINGTONThe Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its ‘Summit for Democracy’ next month,...

UAE seeks to bolster arms...

2 months ago - 18 November 2021 | International

AFPDUBAIDrones, guided missiles, simulators: the United Arab Emirates is on the offensive to develop its defence industry in a bid to wean itself off dependence...

How Covid-19 became a boon...

2 months ago - 18 November 2021 | International

REUTERSINDIAAt the height of the first Covid-19 wave in India last year, the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital (JLNMCH) in the eastern district of...

Myanmar charges Suu Kyi with...

2 months ago - 17 November 2021 | International

BANGKOKAPMyanmar's state election commission announced it is prosecuting the country's ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and 15 other senior political figures for alleged fraud...

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