International News – The Chronicle Bulawayo's most popular daily newspaper Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:35:28 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 International News – The Chronicle 32 32 The importance of bride and groom details Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:01:02 +0000 To say we love details is an understatement. We are in fact obsessed about your wedding details (lol). Quite often, we see brides and grooms forgetting about these little things (details). Mostly, it is because of the chaos that comes with the wedding day as there are so many things that need to be done […]]]> 0 Man kills sister, nephew over R20 Thu, 18 Oct 2018 22:02:36 +0000 A man accused of killing and mutilating his sister and nephew over R20 has abandoned his bid for bail. Sisipho Pita (25) appeared in the Tembisa Magistrates Court in Ekurhuleni on Wednesday. Pita, who walked barefoot into the court wearing a purple jersey and grey pants, did not look at the packed gallery where his […]]]> 0 US threatens to stop Canadian pot businessmen at border Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:44:48 +0000 Canada may have legalised recreational marijuana but executives of the country’s booming cannabis industry need to be aware they are not exactly welcome south of the border in the United States. As the world’s first major economy fully legalised cannabis, officials of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) warned they won’t admit anyone arriving with […]]]> 0 SA to probe EFF chief whip over VBS heist scam Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:41:02 +0000 Parliament’s joint ethics committee is to investigate EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu’s possible conflict of interest in payments he received from his younger brother, Brian Shivambu, as part of the ongoing “VBS heist” scandal. The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Phumzile van Damme laid a complaint with the Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests after Shivambu, through […]]]> 0 DRC Ebola outbreak not global emergency: WHO Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:36:08 +0000 A deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is deeply worrying, but does not yet merit being labelled a global health emergency, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday. “Based on the current context . . . the committee recommended that the current Ebola outbreak in DRC does not constitute a public health […]]]> 0 Burundi accuses Belgium of ordering hit on independence hero Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:51:29 +0000 Burundi on Sunday accused former colonial power Belgium of ordering the assassination of independence hero and Crown Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961, a move likely to further poison ties between the two countries. A government statement said Belgium was the “true backer of the assassination of Rwagasore”, in the first direct accusation over the murder […]]]> 0 Varsity student wakes up from 11 week coma Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:48:06 +0000 Doctors are stunned by the remarkable recovery of a young University of Pretoria student, who’d been in a coma for 11 weeks at Muelmed Mediclinic, after she was hit by a car. Adel Cato (20), a second-year B-Com student who stays at Magrietjie residence on the campus, suffered brain damage and a brain hemorrhage after […]]]> 0 Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:45:32 +0000 US President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn’t know if it’s manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again”. In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired on Sunday night, Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a […]]]> 0 Death toll in Somalia bombings rises Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:43:10 +0000 MOGADISHU — The number of people killed in twin suicide bomb attacks on two restaurants in Somalia’s southern city of Baidoa has risen to 20 and another 40 people were injured, a local hospital official said on Sunday. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in restaurants in Baidoa in the early evening on Saturday. Islamist […]]]> 0 DRC migrants flood home, Angola denies brutal crackdown claims Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:40:37 +0000 KAMAKO (DRC/Luanda — Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighbouring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied. Angola, the world’s fifth largest diamond producer, has launched an operation in recent weeks to clear tens of thousands of people involved in […]]]> 0