Tue, 13 Nov 2018

Ethiopia Arrests 63 Suspected of Rights Abuses, Corruption

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and ...

Zimbabwe Farmers Call for Help to Mitigate Drought Effects

HARARE - Farmers in Zimbabwe are appealing for funds to irrigate their land, in hopes of fending off a possible ...

More Women in Poor Countries Use Contraception, Says Report

KIGALI, RWANDA - More women and girls in poor countries are using modern contraception, signifying progress in efforts to involve ...

MPs call for review of policy on captive lion breeding

The parliamentary Committee on Environmental Affairs on Monday adopted a report compiled during a two-day colloquium on captive breeding and ...

TAG Heuer watches snatched in East Rand mall robbery

Robbers with a taste for a specific brand of watches robbed Jade Jewellers at East Rand Mall on Monday. The ...

Rassie talks up Scotland's 3 South African 'friends'

Cape Town - There are three South African-born players in the Scotland squad that will take on the Springboks in ...

'Cancer drugs shortage not our fault' ? KZN health dept

The KwaZulu-Natal health department has denied that the shortage of chemotherapy drugs in the province was its fault. Provincial health ...

UN experts concerned over racial bias in Dutch child welfare system

The Dutch authorities have been accused by of racism in the country's welfare system, after seven children of African descent ...

Amnesty Int'l Strips Aung San Suu Kyi of Honor Over Rohingya Abuses

UNITED NATIONS - Leading international human rights group Amnesty International said Monday it is stripping Myanmar leader Aung San Suu ...

Congo Opposition Supporters Protest Against Joint Election Candidate

KINSHASA - Scores of Congolese opposition supporters demonstrated in the capital Kinshasa on Monday against the choice of a joint ...

Women World C'ship: Somalia boxer who fought against all odds

New Delhi [India], Nov 12 (ANI): Boxer Ramla Ali is the sole representative of Somalia in the upcoming International Boxing ...

R5.5m upgrade planned for Cape Town's Grand Parade

A R5.5m upgrade has been planned for the historic Grand Parade in central Cape Town, a City official said on ...

Former SABC CEO James Aguma in SIU's crosshairs

The head of the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says that former acting SABC CEO James Aguma will be pursued for ...

ASA hails Semenya on SA Sports Awards clean sweep

Cape Town - Athletics South Africa (ASA) paid tribute to Caster Semenya after winning big at the South African Sport ...

Injured Trisha Chetty ruled out of World T20

London [UK], Nov 12 (ANI): South African cricketer Trisha Chetty has been ruled out of the ongoing International Cricket Council ...

Pence in Japan to Discuss Trade, North Korea Before Summits

TOKYO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Tokyo on Monday to discuss North Korea and other issues with ...

Police: School Fire in Uganda's South Leaves 9 Students Dead

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Nine students died after fire engulfed a dormitory at a secondary school in southern Uganda early Monday, ...

Italy's PM Expects Libyan Commander Haftar to Join Palermo Conference

ROME - Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte expects Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to join a two-day conference starting in Palermo ...

2019 SA Car of the Year - top 20 semi-finalists

The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists has announced the semi-finalists in the 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year ...

Cholera outbreak: 175 dead, over 10 000 affected in Nigeria

Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to ...

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Al Shabaab claims deadly Somalia bombing as toll rises

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Islamist terrorist group Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly triple bombing in the Somali capital ...

Ethiopia Arrests 63 Suspected of Rights Abuses, Corruption

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and ...

Zimbabwe Farmers Call for Help to Mitigate Drought Effects

HARARE - Farmers in Zimbabwe are appealing for funds to irrigate their land, in hopes of fending off a possible ...

More Women in Poor Countries Use Contraception, Says Report

KIGALI, RWANDA - More women and girls in poor countries are using modern contraception, signifying progress in efforts to involve ...

MPs call for review of policy on captive lion breeding

The parliamentary Committee on Environmental Affairs on Monday adopted a report compiled during a two-day colloquium on captive breeding and ...

TAG Heuer watches snatched in East Rand mall robbery

Robbers with a taste for a specific brand of watches robbed Jade Jewellers at East Rand Mall on Monday. The ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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