International

2 hours ago | October 22, 2021

Vaccine inequality to prolong Covid-19

LONDON. – The Covid-19 pandemic will “go on for a year longer than it needs to” because poorer countries are not getting ...

Zimbabwean wins prize in China-Africa video contest

BEIJING. – A Zimbabwean, Michael Mubaiwa, recently won the grand prize in 2021 China-Africa Video and Photo Competition ...

1 day ago | October 21, 2021

Region to go after insurgents: Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG. –  South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday marked the 35th anniversary of the death of ...

US warned against turning democracy into Coca-Cola

BEIJING. – The Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a warning aimed at Washington, calling on the US not to push its own ...

Unvaccinated US workers face job losses

WASHINGTON. – Thousands of unvaccinated workers across the United States are facing potential job losses as a growing ...

2 days ago | October 20, 2021

Vatican rolls out app to improve digital praying

VATICAN CITY. – The Vatican yesterday rolled out its latest “Click to Pray” app, offering a personal planner among new ...

China’s contribution to health praised

BEIJING. – China has made great contributions to the world in the public health domain, Ren Minghui, assistant ...

Russia plans to shut workplaces for week

MOSCOW. – Russia yesterday proposed to shut workplaces for a week at the start of November as its daily COVID-19 death ...

3 days ago | October 19, 2021

Powell dies of Covid-19

WASHINGTON. — Colin Powell, the former United States secretary of state and the first black person in the country’s ...

China to punish parents for children’s bad behaviour

BEIJING. — China’s parliament will consider legislation to punish parents if their young children exhibit “very bad ...

4 days ago | October 18, 2021

Young Namibians seeks to transform agriculture

Young Namibians are abandoning traditional ways of farming and adopting unconventional agricultural methods to ...

Tanzania ex-official jailed for armed robbery

An influential former government official has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in Tanzania, for robbing a ...

Africa’s Covid-19 cases surpass 8.42 million

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8 420 043 as of last Saturday afternoon, the Africa Centres for ...

6 days ago | October 16, 2021

British lawmaker dies after stabbing

London. — A long-serving British lawmaker from the Conservative Party died after being stabbed multiple times in an ...

1 week ago | October 15, 2021

Congo bans weddings to contain coronavirus

The Republic of Congo on Wednesday announced a 45-day ban on weddings, a move that it said would help to stem the spread ...