World

1 year ago | November 17, 2017

Albino attacks drop in Tanzania

Nairobi. — Tanzania has seen a decrease in attacks on albinos, whose body parts are often sought for witchcraft, but has ...

Restaurant owner defends name of new eatery

‘It’s just a name,’ says owner Ryan Vermaak. ‘Some people like it, some people won’t — you can’t please everybody. A ...

1 year ago | September 29, 2017

Venezuela prepares for war with USA

VENEZUELA’S President Nicolas Maduro called on his nation’s military leaders Tuesday to prepare for war against the U.S. ...

Poachers target Africa’s lions, vultures with poison

JOHANNESBURG. — Hundreds of vultures in Namibia died after feeding on an elephant carcass that poachers had poisoned. ...

1 year ago | September 8, 2017

World divided over North Korea missile threat

INTERNATIONAL solidarity in the face of North Korea’s nuclear threat crumbled on Tuesday as Russia rebuffed US calls for ...

Sadc condemns killing of Lesotho army chief

SOUTHERN Africa’s regional body has condemned Tuesday’s killing of the head of Lesotho’s army, calling it an ...

Maputo bans SA meat

MOZAMBIQUE authorities have banned the import of South African meat, following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in ...

1 year ago | September 1, 2017

Mozambique police, lawyers clash over darkened car windows

MAPUTO. – The Mozambican police and the bar association are at loggerheads over whether the police campaign ...

Cameroon bans ‘Anglophone’ TV channel

CAMEROON has banned people from watching a popular television station that says it represents the interests of the ...

1 year ago | August 25, 2017

Rats ‘chase’ Buhari from office

NIGERIA’S president will spend three months working from home after his office was damaged by rats.

I will close govt to build wall: Trump

DONALD Trump says he will close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border.

2 years ago | August 18, 2017

Mass burials for 400 Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Mass burials are being held on the outskirts of the Sierra Leone capital Freetown for the 400 people known to have died ...

Police in smuggling scam

Five officers from the Mozambican police and two from Customs, who used to work in the Maputo International Airport, ...

Mozambique economic watchdog seizes 5t sugar

Mozambique’S National Inspectorate of Economic Activities (INAE) on Monday announced that it has seized five tonnes of ...

2 years ago | August 11, 2017

Motion of No Confidence: Zuma survives but . . .

The constitutional motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday was defeated with 198 votes against, 177 ...