International News

3 hours ago | July 21, 2019

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo

British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt’s capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, ...

Hong Kong mayhem as police fire tear gas at protesters

Hong Kong – Mayhem erupted yesterday as riot police fired multiple rounds of tear gas and rubber-coated bullets to ...

‘Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament’

JOHANNESBURG—South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had “deliberately ...

2 days ago | July 19, 2019

WHO sounds global alarm over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a public health emergency of international concern, ...

Merkel condemns Trump tweets

German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday condemned US President Donald Trump’s xenophobic tweets against four minority ...

33 feared dead after ‘arson attack’ on Japanese studio

A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more on ...

The Hague court summons Kosovo PM

PRISTINA — Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said yesterday he was resigning because he had been called to a war ...

Gas explosion in New Zealand’s Christchurch injures several people

WELLINGTON — New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the ...

Army deployed to Cape Town murder hotspots

Cape Town (South Africa) – On Thursday afternoon, residents of gang-hit Cape Town neighbourhoods cheered and ...

4 days ago | July 18, 2019

All set for Tuku celebrations

Showbiz Reporter Veteran musician, Steve Dyer, Berita Khumalo and Mozambican singer Stewart Sukuma are expected to grace ...

5 days ago | July 16, 2019

Music legend Johnny Clegg dies

Cape Town – South African music legend Johnny Clegg has died. The local legend’s death was confirmed to Channel24 via a ...

Zuma tells inquiry of death threats against him, family

Former president Jacob Zuma has told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture that death threats have been ...

Princess Diana ‘incarnate’ (4) in chillling narration

Kids say the funniest things, but for the last two years one young boy has been telling his parents something rather ...

Subdued Sadc food security situation in 2018/19 season

Kizito Sikuka A regional food security assessment indicates that southern Africa has a cereal deficit of more than 5.4 ...