World

10 months ago | May 4, 2018

Dust storm kills 77, brings down houses in India

A powerful dust storm has killed 77 people and injured 143 more in north India.

10 months ago | April 27, 2018

King renames Swaziland to eSwatini

Swaziland’s King Mswati III has changed the name of the country to the Kingdom of eSwatini, a BBC journalist has ...

Cuba-SA doctor training on hold

A question mark hangs over the future of SA’s massive programme for training medical students in Cuba, which will see ...

10 months ago | April 20, 2018

Cuba picks leader for post Castro future

Cuba’s parliament has picked Raúl Castro’s right-hand man, Miguel Díaz-Canel, as the sole candidate to succeed him, ...

World Bank supports irrigation programme

The World Bank, as from July this year, will disburse 80 million US dollars, for the “Project for Irrigation and Market ...

Rhino horn seized at Maputo Airport

The Mozambican authorities on Sunday afternoon seized 4,2 kilos of rhinoceros horn from a Chinese citizen who was about ...

11 months ago | March 30, 2018

Mozambique policemen arrested over escape

The Mozambican police have arrested all the police officers who were on duty at the top security cells, appended to the ...

20m Indians apply for 100 000 railway jobs

india’s state-run railways have received more than 20 million applicants for about 100 000 jobs, a railway ministry ...

Britain could have poisoned ex-spy: Russia

The Russian Foreign Ministry says British special services could have been behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy ...

12 months ago | February 23, 2018

SA to tackle tax avoidance – Ramaphosa

South Africa will continue to play a leading role in international efforts to stem the tide of various forms of tax ...

Evangelist Billy Graham (99) dies

Billy Graham, the evangelist whose eloquent oratory and passion for Jesus attracted a worldwide following and made him ...

Mozambique mourn victims of collapse

Heavy rains have triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique’s capital, burying and killing ...

1 year ago | February 9, 2018

AU dismisses China bugging claims

The chairman of the African Union (AU) commission has dismissed as lies allegations, published in the French press, that ...

Passenger blamed for door incident

A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off on landing. Dana Air says it is ...

Russians penetrated US voter systems, top US official says

The US official in charge of protecting American elections from hacking says the Russians successfully penetrated the ...