International News

2 days ago | September 17, 2019

Millions of US women say first sexual experience was rape

The first sexual experience for one in 16 US women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters ...

Boy (10) dies 8 years after supermarket burger poisoning

A French boy aged 10, who fell gravely ill in 2011 after consuming a beef burger from supermarket discounter Lidl that ...

Public Protector has ulterior motives for investigating me, says ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reportedly questioned Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s political motives for ...

Police recover 4 Zambian trucks hijacked in SA

Gauteng police have recovered four Zambian trucks that were hijacked in the early hours of Sunday, Lusaka Times ...

Sadc warns Trevor Noah against misinformed anti-hunting lobby

Emmanuel Koro, Correspondent  South African comedian Mr Trevor Noah suggested on his US late-night news satire ...

3 days ago | September 16, 2019

Hong Kong reopens after weekend of clashes, protests

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s businesses and metro stations reopened as usual yesterday after a chaotic Sunday when police ...

EU stands firm on Brexit, UK says talks to be stepped up

LUXEMBOURG — The European Commission said yesterday that London had still not proposed an alternative to the Irish ...

Ramaphosa sends messages of solidarity . . . Deploys special ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and ...

4 days ago | September 15, 2019

Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over ...

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads ...

1 week ago | September 10, 2019

Taliban to continue fighting after Trump says talks ‘dead’

The Taliban yesterday pledged to continue fighting against United States forces in Afghanistan after President Donald ...

UK parly suspended after Johnson fails in snap election bid

Another day, another pair of parliamentary defeats for United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Johnson again tried ...

Children held in ‘horrific conditions in Nigeria over Boko Haram ...

Thousands of children have been held in recent years by Nigeria’s military in “degrading and inhuman conditions” for ...

ANC strongly condemns SA xenophobic attacks

The ANC came out strongly yesterday against the recent spate of violent attacks against foreign nationals living in ...

2 weeks ago | September 6, 2019

Pope, ending Mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders

MAPUTO – Pope Francis, ending his visit to Mozambique, yesterday slammed political and business leaders in the ...