Winnie Mandela discharged from hospital
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Winnie Mandela discharged from hospital

JOHANNESBURG.— South Africa South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was discharged from hospital yesterday after…

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Kagame wins third term
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Kagame wins third term

KIGALI. — Incumbent leader Paul Kagame has swept to a landslide victory in Rwanda’s presidential…

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China in pursuit of a cashless society
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China in pursuit of a cashless society

Third-party payment operators Alipay and WeChat Pay, launched “cashfree” campaigns in China last Tuesday, generously…

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Buddha statue stolen from Botswana temple
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Buddha statue stolen from Botswana temple

A massive Buddha statue weighing about half a tonne has been stolen from a temple…

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Extreme weather ‘could kill  up to 152,000’ in Europe
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Extreme weather ‘could kill up to 152,000’ in Europe

Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people yearly in Europe by 2100 if nothing…

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Rolls-Royce unveils grandest car yet
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Rolls-Royce unveils grandest car yet

Rolls-Royce has introduced the Phantom VIII. This is Rolls-Royce’s largest and grandest car ever, born…

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Akufo-Addo wins Ghana poll
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Akufo-Addo wins Ghana poll

Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won Ghana’s national election, becoming president elect at the third attempt…

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. . . as tensions mount in Gambia
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. . . as tensions mount in Gambia

Gambian authorities have refused entry to the chair of regional body ECOWAS, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson,…

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Public debate for AU post candidates
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Public debate for AU post candidates

Candidates vying to be the next African Union (AU) leader are facing off in a…

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Suspects jailed over Brazil plane crash
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Suspects jailed over Brazil plane crash

Bolivian authorities have jailed the second suspect accused of wrongdoing in the air crash that…

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Oil prices surge before Opec indaba
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Oil prices surge before Opec indaba

OIL prices edged higher for a second consecutive session last Friday on hopes that non-OPEC…

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Tackling climate change the African way
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Tackling climate change the African way

Aly Abou-Sabaa — FROM  making jam with cactus fruit, to reviving traditional underground canals to…

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Kaspersky introduces  software for SMEs
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Kaspersky introduces software for SMEs

Business Reporter RUSSIA-based firm Kaspersky Lab has come up with new software to provide multi-layered…

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Chinese yuan joins  IMF’s basket
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Chinese yuan joins IMF’s basket

China’s yuan joins the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies on Saturday in a…

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Fresh divisions over gay unions in Anglican church
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Fresh divisions over gay unions in Anglican church

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa on Friday rejected a proposal to allow “prayers of…

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