Africa

1 month ago | August 22, 2022

Thousands gather to fete SA new Zulu king

Men and women in colourful traditional outfits assembled outside the marble palace on the hills of Nongoma, a small town ...

Somali forces end al-Shabab siege

Somali forces ended a deadly 30-hour siege of a hotel in the country’s capital with security personnel clearing ...

1 month ago | August 20, 2022

Acupuncture stitches up diplomatic ties

A Chinese specialist under the watchful eyes of his two assistants inserts needles into Zerida Kyokusiima’s back. Every ...

US moves to increase influence among African states seen as old tricks

Friendly cooperation between China and African countries will continue despite the latest move by the United States to ...

High-speed internet comes to Kilimanjaro

Tanzania has installed a high-speed internet line on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro to improve the safety of porters ...

Kenyatta pledges smooth transition

Kenya’s outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta pledged  on Thursday that there would be a smooth transition of power after a ...

Two pilots sleep on job in mid air

Two pilots fell asleep at 37 000ft (11,000m), missing an airport runway before waking to safely land the plane, an ...

1 month ago | August 19, 2022

No time to waste after poll, says Ruto

Kenya’s President-elect William Ruto has said there was no time to waste in tackling an economic crisis, as defeated ...

Back to training for pot bellied cops

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu has directed that police officers with big bellies return to training to lose weight.

1 month ago | August 17, 2022

Sadc honours founding fathers

Fungi Kwaramba in DRC   SADC founding fathers have been honoured for the role they played in the formation of the ...

Group says projections tally with outcome

Nairobi. – An independent observer group has said the results of Kenya’s August 9 presidential election as announced by ...

Odinga rejects Kenyan results

NAIROBI. – Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga yesterday rejected the results of  the  election, saying that the ...

1 month ago | August 16, 2022

President Mnangagwa leaves for Sadc Summit

Fungi Kwaramba PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has left the country for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where he will join ...

1 month ago | August 15, 2022

Little still separates Kenyan presidential aspirants

NAIROBI. — Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto had by yesterday evening edged ahead in a tight presidential race, ...

Nyusi hails positive results from peace with Renamo

MAPUTO. — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has declared that the positive results of the peace agreement which he ...