International

2 weeks ago | November 6, 2019

Xi zeroes in on Trump trade deal as China acts to steady markets

President Xi Jinping stressed China’s commitment to the global trading order as his trade negotiators wrangle with the ...

Hammond to step down at general election

Former chancellor Philip Hammond has announced he will stand down at the general election. In a letter to his ...

3 weeks ago | November 1, 2019

Democrats up the ante on Trump

A divided House of Representatives voted yesterday to begin the next stage of the impeachment inquiry into United States ...

Botswana cradle of humankind, says study

Scientists claim they have traced the homeland for all modern humans to a region of northern Botswana, south of the ...

Embrace new technologies, Africa urged

ADDIS ABABA. - The African Union (AU) yesterday urged African countries to embrace new technologies to reverse the ...

2 months ago | September 27, 2019

JUST IN: Chinese FM offers counterterrorism proposals, urges ...

UNITED NATIONS, (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday offered concrete ...

Concern over maternal mortality

Vice president of the African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD), First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has expressed concern ...

3 months ago | August 29, 2019

‘. . . we apply the rule of law’

Zimbabwe will not bend the law to please the opposition and its sympathisers who are supporting the recent attempts to ...

3 months ago | August 17, 2019

Go home Nero! The demons are with you

We are told sister Piri, as Prisca Mupfumira was known in her close circles, is demanding too much luxury behind bars. ...

4 months ago | July 30, 2019

Dark web criminal bought ‘quadrillions of Zimbabwe bank ...

A drug dealer who used dark web marketplaces to ply his trade apparently used part of the proceeds to buy vast ...

5 months ago | July 4, 2019

Kim Il Sung’s contribution to Africa

Africa, which, under colonial rule, had been a supply base of fuel and other materials, a place where backwardness and ...

5 months ago | June 26, 2019

Trump’s sanctions useless, says Iran

Iran’s president has responded with defiance to the latest unilateral  sanctions imposed by the US, saying they show it ...

Ex-president Zuma agrees to appear before Zondo commission

Embattled former president Jacob Zuma has replied to the state capture commission of inquiry agreeing to appear on dates ...

Ethiopia mourns

Ethiopia held a day of mourning on Monday in the wake of a failed coup bid in the country’’s Amhara region that saw the ...

Marine jailed for murder

A US marine was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Swiss court for the 2017 murder of a 31-year-old nurse who was the ...