World

1 year ago | July 12, 2019

France passes tax on tech giants despite US threats

France has approved a digital services tax despite threats of retaliation by the US, which argues that it unfairly ...

1 year ago | June 7, 2019

President Nyusi expects peace treaty in August

President Filipe Nyusi and the leader of opposition party Renamo, Ossufo Momade, on 2 June announced in the central city ...

Africa tops ‘world’s most neglected displacement crisis’

Africa contributed seven out of ten countries bedeviled by displacement crisis classed as ‘most neglected’ according to ...

Renamo leader calls for speedy distribution of funds

President Filipe Nyusi recently asked donors and funding agencies to urgently disburse funds promised at the ...

1 year ago | May 17, 2019

Russia dismiss interference in SA elections, calls them ‘hit pieces’

THE Russian Embassy in Pretoria has dismissed as fake news, media reports detailing an alleged plot by a businessman ...

1 year ago | May 3, 2019

#MySkirtMyRight: Women in Madagascar fight sexism

‘Men’s greedy needs to assault women reduce as women wear modest clothes. It is therefore every parent’s duty to guide ...

WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed that he will fight extradition to the United States, where he is accused ...

1 year ago | April 26, 2019

Tropical tree losses persist at high levels

AROUND 12 million hectares of forest in the world’s tropical regions were lost in 2018, equivalent to 30 football fields ...

2 years ago | April 12, 2019

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan ruler toppled after protests

AFTER nearly 30 years in power, Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted and arrested, the defence minister said ...

2 years ago | January 18, 2019

African leaders to meet over DRC vote dispute

Continental leaders will gather at the African Union this week to discuss the disputed election in the Democratic ...

Drought threats in southern Moza

The Mozambican National Meteorological Institute (INAM) has warned that the “ElNino” weather phenomenon is recurring ...

2 years ago | December 28, 2018

Palestinian prisoners smuggle sperm out of jail

Five-year-old Amir’s life began inside a foil bag of hazelnut wafer biscuits.  The boy’s father, Ashraf, is one of ...

Earthquake strike destroys houses in Mozambique’s Manica Province

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck Mossurize district, in the central Mozambican province of ...

Apartheid Christmas party letter found

Retired Capetonian Ebrahim Ahmed has unearthed a letter about a 1980 Christmas party and it shows how the apartheid ...

2 years ago | December 14, 2018

Mozambique: Corruption boosts price of liquid fuels

Mozambicans are paying more than they should for liquid fuels, because of corruption, particularly in the form of ...