Africa

1 min ago | May 18, 2022

Double standards control US-led foreign policies

CAIRO. – The US-led West has been using “double standards” on international policies, an Egyptian writer has said.

Nigerian treasury chief arrested

ABUJA. – The head of Nigeria’s treasury has been arrested for alleged involvement in fraud and money laundering worth 80 ...

SA student torches racial storm

JOHANNESBURG. – Stellenbosch University in the Western Cape has come under fire after a video of a white student ...

4 days ago | May 14, 2022

Zambia’s ‘Mother’s Day’ law stirs controversy

LUSAKA. — According to Zambia’s labour laws, female workers are allowed to take a day off duty each month. The law is ...

Kenyans energised by entry of electric buses

The first electric passenger buses in East Africa have become a top attraction in Nairobi, where they offer a cleaner, ...

5 days ago | May 13, 2022

Bail ruling in Nyathi case set for today

Judgment in the bail application of the seven men accused of killing Zimbabwean national, Elvis Nyathi, has been ...

6 days ago | May 12, 2022

Al Ahly appeal to CAS over CL final venue

JOHANNESBURG. — Egyptian club Al Ahly says it has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) over the decision ...

Nigerian airlines battle to stay afloat

ABUJA. – Nigeria’s airlines say they are struggling to keep flying because the price of aviation fuel in the West ...

1 week ago | May 9, 2022

Muslim leaders reject terrorism

The Muslim community in Mozambique on 2 May celebrated the end of the fasting month of Ramadan with appeals to peace and ...

2 weeks ago | May 5, 2022

Mozambique tightens Covid-19 protocols at SA border

Mozambique has strengthened the health protocol against Covid-19 at its main border crossings with South Africa due to ...

Senegal to regulate social media

Senegal is considering enacting a law to regulate social media. The revelation was made by President Macky Sall ...

46 join race for Kenya’s presidency

A record forty-six presidential candidates are among over 7000 cleared to vie in the August 9 General Elections in Kenya.

2 weeks ago | May 4, 2022

CEO pockets R300m as miners strike

JOHANNESBURG. – Sibanye-Stillwater has defended its chief executive’ s massive pay-out amid wage disputes at the ...

Resilience of tourism sector hailed at Africa Travel Indaba

DURBAN. – The continent’s biggest tourism trade show, Africa Travel Indaba, got under way yesterday with more than 4 000 ...

Russia keen on Nigeria gas pipeline

ABUJA. – Russia has expressed interest in investing in the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project that has been on the ...