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Kenya women’s rugby team face acid test in inaugural Sevens Challenger Series

Kenya and hosts South Africa will represent the continent at the inaugural Rugby Sevens Challenger Series event for women from March 28-29 in Stellenbosch. ...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa calls for greater cooperation with countries around the globe

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday called for greater cooperation with countries around the world. The president made the remarks during a...
Bayern Munich

Leipzig faces toughest challange of the season against Bayern

By Oliver Trust All of a sudden, things have changed from bad to worse for RB Leipzig. A short time ago, the East-German side seemed...

Rising violence in central Sahel having devastating impact on children

The surge in armed violence across Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger is having a devastating impact on children's survival, education, protection and development, the...

Indonesia’s Sinar Mars Group donates US$14.4 million to aid China coronavirus control

APP (China), a subsidiary of Indonesia-based Sinar Mars Group, donated 100 million yuan (14.4 million U.S. dollars) on Monday to help curb the outbreak...

Joint efforts needed to further elevate China-Ethiopia ties

Further efforts to jointly strengthen the China-Ethiopia efforts is a crucial imperative in a bid to further augment the two countries' already blossoming multifaceted...

Hundreds made homeless in central Tanzania after rains demolish over 100 houses

Tens of hundreds of people in Tanzania's Bahi district in the central region of Dodoma have been made homeless after at least 120 houses...

Daily guide to shows, concerts and events in China

The following is a list of major shows, concerts, exhibitions and other events in China on Tuesday, May 14: -- The Gala Evening of Asia...
African Union headquarters

AU, Japan vow to advance mutual cooperation

The African Union (AU) Commission and Japan have acknowledged the importance of advancing mutual cooperation across various common areas of interest, the AU said. ...
Loftus Versveld Stadium

South Africa’s New President Will Be Sworn into Office AU Day

The South African Presidency has announced that the inauguration of the country's president-elect will take place on May 25, which is African Day. "It is...

AU tasks Africa to handle growing online sexual exploitation of children

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday urged African countries to combat greater risk of online sexual exploitation on children. The AU made the "urgent...
finance minister arun jaitley

India Adopts New Strategy to Boost Housing for All Programme by 2022

The Indian government on Sunday slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on under-construction houses in a bid to achieve the feat of...
Inonge Wina

Zambia mulls revising law on ex-leaders’ benefits, says VP

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Friday said the government will issue a statutory instrument that will spell out new benefits for former presidents. ...

From in debt to indestructible, an impoverished man’s transformation

Wang Yujin, a villager from Shanghuang Village in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, is busy getting loans from local banks. He wants a...

S. Africa’s ruling party says determined to expropriate land without compensation

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Monday said it wants a clause to be inserted in the country's constitution to enable...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gestures during the photocall before the opening of the 25th African Union (AU) Summit at Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 14, 2015. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the 25th AU Summit here despite International Criminal Court's arrest warrants. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan) (lrz)

Ugandan court to hear application on arrest of Sudanese leader

Uganda's International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court will next month hear an application seeking the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Justice Moses...

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will pay an official visit to China from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 at the invitation of Chinese Premier...
Flags of G7

G7 Splits Over Climate Change with Trump’s Lone Position

The final communique released Saturday after a the Group of Seven (G7) countries summit gave its backing to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe warns party members against canvassing for positions

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday warned party members against canvassing for positions as infighting over succession intensified in his ruling Zanu-PF party. ...
NASA's MAVEN atmospheric research satellite, shown in this artist's impression, braked into orbit around Mars Sunday evening, kicking off a year of close-range observations to learn more about what caused much of the martian atmosphere to leak away in the distant past. NASA

Japan launches X-band defense communications satellite

Japan launched an X-band defense communications satellite on Tuesday for the Japanese Ministry of Defense. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and...

S. Korean prosecutors see scandal-hit president as criminal suspect

South Korean prosecutors said Sunday that President Park Geun-hye is suspected of having conspired with her longtime confidante and former aides, indicating the scandal-hit...

Thousands of teachers protest against school reform in Warsaw

The demonstration's organizer, the Polish Teachers' Union, said that about 50,000 people joined the protest. They held signs reading: "No chaos in schools" and...

May 3 major Nigerian media outlets

-- The Federal Government has said it would pay subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, from the recoveries made in the...
European Union

EU to release 10 million euros to support Cuba

"The 10 million euros of new support we are announcing today will help build the capacities of the Cuban public administration and sustainable food...
China sea

A Look into US incitements in the South China Sea

Despite its promise to stay neutral over the South China Sea issue, the United States has taken a clearly lopsided approach favoring China's rival...

Jan. 20 Leading German Newspapers Summary

Die Welt: -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a difficult year for the global economy and has accordingly lowered its global growth forecast for...

South Africa expresses deep concern over situation in Burundi

The ongoing instability has the potential to impact on the stability and security of the neighbouring countries in the East African region, the Department...

Espanyol part ways with coach Sergio

Sergio leaves after a run of just one win in eight matches which have left Espanyol 12th in the table with 17 points from...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso honors martyrs of 2014 uprising

Burkina Faso has honored the 28 victims of the October 2014 uprising that overthrew the regime of Blaise Compaore, elevating them to the rank...

Botswana hopeful of beating Mozambique to long awaited victory

Botswana national soccer team coach Peter Butler is confident of a victory when his side takes on Mozambique's Mambas in an international friendly match...