International News

4 days ago | April 8, 2021

Kagame says lies will not define Rwanda

New Times/Own correspondent KIGALI- Rwanda President Paul Kagame says lies and falsehoods about his country motivated by ...

5 days ago | April 7, 2021

Gospel star Dr Tumi and wife released on bail

Prominent gospel star and medical doctor, Dr Tumi and his wife have been released on bail after their arrest for ...

6 days ago | April 6, 2021

Thandie Newton reverts to original spelling of first name, Thandiwe

Actress Thandie Newton has said she is reverting to the original Zimbabwean spelling of her first name, Thandiwe. The ...

Tigray crisis: The Weeknd donates $1m to Ethiopians in conflict

R&B singer The Weeknd has promised to donate $1m (£700,000) to Ethiopians caught up in the conflict in Tigray. The ...

1 week ago | April 5, 2021

Pope slams weapons spending in time of Covid

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis urged countries in his Easter message on Sunday to quicken distribution of Covid-19 ...

Troops deployed in Mozambique after deadly insurgency

President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed the deployment of troops in Mozambique following the insurgency that claimed the ...

Defence Minister Nqakula implicated in R5m scandal

Johannesburg — Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula allegedly received wads of cash and gifts ...

Floods kill dozens in Indonesia

At least 49 families were hit on Flores, in the east of Indonesia’s sprawling archipelago, Raditya Jati, a BNPB ...

Taiwan minister accepts responsibility for train crash

Taiwan’s transport minister said on Sunday he would not shirk his responsibility for a deadly train crash even as his ...

The future of humanitarian response is local

A little over a year ago, the director-general of the World Health Organisation declared the Covid-19 outbreak a ...

2 weeks ago | April 1, 2021

More than 5 000 find refuge after ISIL attack in Mozambique

More than 5 000 people fleeing an attack by a group linked to ISIL (ISIS) have made their way to safety elsewhere in ...

Niger foils ‘coup attempt’ ahead of presidential inauguration

Niger’s security forces thwarted an attempted military coup at the West African country’s presidential palace early ...

2 weeks ago | March 31, 2021

Time for Sadc intervention in Mozambique

Leslie Chimbama Persistent reports of brutal killings of civilians, including of children, by radical insurgents in ...

ICC upholds Congolese rebel leader’s conviction

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has upheld the conviction and 30-year prison sentence of a Congolese rebel leader ...