International News

1 week ago | October 15, 2018

SA yet to achieve land reform in urban areas: deputy minister

Cape Town — There has not been any substantial land reform and restitution in urban areas in South Africa. So says ...

1 week ago | October 14, 2018

Gandhi statue sparks controversy in Malawi

Over 3 000 people have signed a petition opposing a planned statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Malawi’s commercial capital ...

Pope Francis defrocks 2 bishops for sex abuse of minors

Pope Francis has defrocked two retired Chilean bishops caught up in a sexual abuse crisis rocking Chile’s Roman Catholic ...

Melania Trump dismisses gossip about marriage blues

Melania Trump dismissed on Friday the widespread talk about her husband President Donald Trump’s alleged affairs with a ...

DRC identifies ‘second wave’ of Ebola in east

A second wave of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where an initial outbreak ...

Sadc prepares to lead peacekeeping duties in Africa

Kizito Sikuka The codename for the regional peacekeeping exercise underway in Malawi perfectly embodies what Africa is ...

Ramaphosa calls for harsh action against ‘VBS crooks’

President Cyril Ramaphosa wants developments around the VBS scandal to be dealt with swiftly, adding that all the ...

2 weeks ago | October 8, 2018

Ramaphosa’s office ‘not aware’ of Finance Minister request to be fired

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokeswoman said yesterday his office was not aware of Finance ...

Schoolgirls attacked after confronting sexual abusers

Campaigners want India to protect girls in state-run institutions who are at risk of sexual assault and violence after ...

Mexican couple found with body parts are suspects in 10 murders

A Mexican couple arrested outside Mexico City while transporting human body parts in a baby carriage are now suspected ...

Cameroon vote count begins, Biya likely to return

Polls closed in Cameroon on Sunday evening and the counting of votes has begun in an election that will likely see the ...

Man who wanted country ‘cleansed of white people’ found guilty of ...

The Equality Court has declared Velaphi Khumalo guilty of hate speech after he called on Facebook for the country to be ...

14 civilians die in DRC machete attack: official

Machete-wielding attackers killed at least 14 civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive North Kivu ...

Zulu king wants SA land reform to exclude his territories

JOHANNESBURG — Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini wants President Cryil Ramaphosa to sign an agreement promising to exclude ...