International

2 weeks ago | September 15, 2022

Hundreds of dignitaries to attend Queen’s funeral

LONDON. – At 11am on Monday, September 19, it is expected that the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will take place at ...

‘End of Covid-19 pandemic in sight’

GENEVA. – The world has never been in a better position to end the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the World Health ...

SA faces another year of power cuts

JOHANNESBURG. – South African government plans to end recurring power cuts could take at least a year to deliver ...

Dutch plan to apologise for slave trade

Amsterdam. – The Dutch government is said to be planning to apologise for its historic role in slave trade and set up a ...

Antigua wants to remove King Charles

Saint John’s. – The prime minister of the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has promised to hold a ...

China-Africa linkage in solar energy technologies hailed

ADDIS ABABA. – Experts and policymakers have commended the existing linkage between China and Africa in the use of solar ...

Kenya’s women leaders look to new President to keep his promises

NAIROBI. – Kenyan President William Ruto, who was sworn into office on Tuesday, is taking power at a time when the ...

3 weeks ago | September 12, 2022

‘Ukraine lost thousands of soldiers in counter offensive’

Over 4 000 pro-Kiev troops were killed in southern and eastern Ukraine in a five-day period, the Russian Defence ...

3 weeks ago | September 9, 2022

Ukraine grain deal helping rich ‘colonialists’

MOSCOW. – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that “almost all” the Ukrainian grain shipped under a ...

China’s economy set to get major boost from CPC congress

BEIJING. – As the world economy is mired in a confluence of crises from energy shortages to sky-high inflation to ...

3 weeks ago | September 8, 2022

UK appoints first black treasury head

LONDON. – Kwasi Kwarteng, 47, is taking over as head of the British Treasury with the onerous task of trying to pull the ...

4 weeks ago | September 7, 2022

Ruto rises from village chicken seller to President

NAIROBI. – Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld William Ruto’s victory in the August 9 presidential election, ending ...

BRI offers hope to the blind in Africa

NAIROBI. – Blindness and visual impairment have long bedevilled African nations with more than 26 million people in the ...

4 weeks ago | September 5, 2022

Truss to become British PM: What happens next?

Liz Truss has been crowned victor of the Conservative leadership contest and the country’s next prime minister. ...

Germany acting like ‘enemy’ of Russia — Medvedev

Berlin has declared a “hybrid war” against Moscow by supplying Kiev with arms, the former Russian leader believes Berlin ...