International News

1 hour ago | May 11, 2022

Sri Lanka gives emergency powers to army, police

Sri Lanka has granted its military and police emergency powers to arrest people without warrants after a day of violence ...

British government returns to 2019 pledges after election setback

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has returned to his election pledges to tackle regional inequalities and maximise ...

Spain’s spy chief sacked over phone hacking scandal

Madrid – Spain’s government yesterday sacked the country’s spy chief as part of a widening scandal over the ...

8 hours ago | May 10, 2022

Manchester City agree to sign Dortmund striker Erling Haaland

Manchester City announced yesterday they had reached an agreement to sign star striker Erling Haaland from Borussia ...

China bans minors from social media live streaming

Beijing – Chinese regulators have moved to ban minors from live-streaming on various social media platforms to ...

Macron calls for ‘European political community’ that could ...

France’s President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday it would take “decades” for a candidate like Ukraine to join the EU, ...

‘Facebook rapist’ mysteriously burns to ashes in prison cell

Johannesburg – The Department of Correctional Services this week failed to explain how the notorious “Facebook rapist” ...

Oil falls as China coronavirus lockdowns spark demand concerns

Oil prices sank 4 percent yesterday alongside equities, as continued coronavirus lockdowns in China, the top oil ...

Cuban hotel blast death toll rises to 35

The death toll from a massive explosion at a hotel in downtown Havana late last week has risen to 35, a Cuban official ...

2 days ago | May 9, 2022

KwaZulu-Natal floods: The SA family who lost nine children

South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province is still reeling from the country’s worst floods in 60 years, which killed about ...

Growing African mangrove forests aim to combat climate woes

MOMBASA (Kenya) — In a bid to protect coastal communities from climate change and encourage investment, African nations ...

3 weeks ago | April 22, 2022

Mwai Kibaki dies at 90

Mwai Kibaki, one of the biggest names in Kenyan politics and the nation’s third president, has died, Kenyan ...

3 weeks ago | April 19, 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo announces the death of one of his newborn twins

Cristiano Ronaldo has announced one of his and partner Georgina Rodriguez’s newborn twins, a baby boy, has died. ...

4 weeks ago | April 14, 2022

Elon Musk Makes $43 Billion Unsolicited Bid to Take Twitter Private

Elon Musk has made a controversial offer to buy Twitter Inc., saying the company has extraordinary potential and he is ...