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Suicide bombers are not ‘martyrs’ says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has repudiated the idea that suicide bombers can be considered “martyrs”, saying true martyrs do not harm others but rather are…

Queen Elizabeth to receive £6m pay increase

Queen Elizabeth to receive £6m pay increase

The Queen is to receive an 8% increase in income from public funds, after the Crown Estate’s profits rose by £24m. The Sovereign…

Under Trump, a majority of Canadians dislike the U.S. for the first time in 35 years

Under Trump, a majority of Canadians dislike the U.S. for the first time in 35 years

A deep national revulsion toward President Donald Trump has sent Canadians’ opinions of the United States plummeting to a level of antipathy never…

“No Religion” Is Now Australia’s Number One Religion

“No Religion” Is Now Australia’s Number One Religion

For the first time ever, “no religion” has overtaken any single religious denomination, toppling Catholicism as the number one religious affiliation for Australians,…

European Union hits Google parent company Alphabet with a record antitrust fine of $2.7 billion

European Union hits Google parent company Alphabet with a record antitrust fine of $2.7 billion

EU regulators fined Google a record 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) Tuesday, ruling that the search-engine giant violated antitrust rules for its online…

Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Trump, report says

Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Trump, report says

A report Friday morning claims Russian President Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Donald Trump president. According to a Washington Post…

Kim Jong Un calls Donald Trump a ‘psychopath’

Kim Jong Un calls Donald Trump a ‘psychopath’

North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a “psychopath” as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who…

No one in royal family wants to be king or queen says Prince Harry

No one in royal family wants to be king or queen says Prince Harry

The new generation of the British Royal Family — Prince William, Duchess Catherine and Prince Harry — are “modernizing” the throne, Prince Harry…

Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from…

World’s largest coal company Coal India to retire 37 mines in India

World’s largest coal company Coal India to retire 37 mines in India

The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no…

Argentina police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history.

Argentina police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history.

  In a hidden room in a house near Argentina’s capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in…

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The brother to abducted former journalist Itai Dzamara, has rubbished recent claims by Home Affairs deputy minister Obedingwa Mguni describing them as attempts by the Zanu PF-led government…

Condemning violent attacks in Maiduguri, in Nigeria’s restive Borno state, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has underscored the Organization’s resolve to support the country in its fight against…

The United Nations migration agency in Niger has saved more than 600 lives since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targets migrants stranded in…

Opposition parties have urged youths to boycott President Robert Mugabe’s “interface” rally scheduled for this Friday, saying the veteran ruler does not articulate anything that empowers the constituency,…

HUMAN rights group and opposition parties have reacted angrily to the heavy-handed nature with which authorities at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) dealt with a demonstration by medical…

Authorities in Pallisa District last Friday arrested and cautioned 26 pupils, one student and their parents for absenting themselves from school without giving any clear reasons. Pupils’ absenteeism…

The University of Zimbabwe’s (UZ) evicted all medical students from campus residence Monday afternoon following a protest over an unwelcome decision to hike fees by at least 30…

Another former minister in the MMD government has walked free in an abuse of authority case less than a week after Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya was acquitted on…

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Technology View all

Could Big Data Help End Hunger on the Continent?

Computer algorithms power much of modern life from our Facebook feeds to international stock exchanges. Could they help end malnutrition and hunger in Africa? The International Center for…

SIMcardgate Shows Uganda Would Come Second in a One-Country Race

Last year, Nigeria’s National Space Research and Development Agency announced plans to send a man into space by 2030. The howls of derision that followed the announcement could…

President Museveni Extends SIM Card Registration to August 30

President Museveni has ‘agreed’ to have the Sim card verification exercise extended by at least an extra 3 months. Since Saturday last week, May 20, telecoms switched off…

WhatsApp update lets users ‘pin’ conversations, allowing people to ignore annoying chats

WhatsApp update lets users ‘pin’ conversations, allowing people to ignore annoying chats

WhatsApp has launched a new feature that lets you prioritise certain conversations over others. As its name suggests, pinned chats lets you pin up to three contacts and…

ICT – Pushing Girls Into Friendlier Terrains

ICT – Pushing Girls Into Friendlier Terrains

Over 200 girls from 15 schools in the FCT gathered at the IBI training centre to gain better understanding of the world of Information and Communication Technology. Encouraging…

Six Seychellois Students to Participate in Robotics Challenge in U.S. Capital

Six Seychellois Students to Participate in Robotics Challenge in U.S. Capital

Six secondary students from Seychelles will participate in an international robotics challenge in Washington D.C. in July. A robot kit was handed over recently to the team in…

Place your cell phone next to a full bottle of water and something interesting happens

Place your cell phone next to a full bottle of water and something interesting happens

Do you struggle to receive the proper amount of signal when you are using your cell phone? If so, this story can provide you with a much needed…

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Former Zambia Mines Minister Acquitted of Corruption Charges By High Court

Former Zambia Mines Minister Acquitted of Corruption Charges By High Court

Another former minister in the MMD government has walked free in an abuse of authority case less than a week after Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya…

National Railways of Zimbabwe slashes passenger train fares by 30pc

Zimbabwe Finds Investment For ‘Disneyland in Africa’ – Report

Chinese Constructed Sigiri Bridge Collapses Days After President’s Inspection

Witnesses Report Sinking Ship Off the Coast of Somalia After Explosion

Uganda’s Museveni Cancels Multi-Billion Chinese Mining Deal Over Bribe

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Is Ethiopia East Africa’s New Economic Power?

Former Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono appointed as SEZ chair

Zimbabwe parastatals rot exposed

Milestone for Agriculture in East Africa

Air Zimbabwe rebrands to Zimbabwe Airways, acquires 4 Boeing 777-200 planes

Djibouti Inaugurates Port for Salt Export

Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board sign MOU with CWC Group on PNC Forum

Nearly 4, 000 DHL Express employees in Sub-Saharan Africa recognized for their contributions

The Delivery Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister of Guinea launches a study on financing for irrigation schemes for farmers in the pineapple value chain

Zimbabwe National Road Administration opens EcoCash toll payments

Accidents Top Subject in Zanzibar President Shein, Police Chief Sirro Discussion

South Africa’s Mining Minister Chased From Mining Meeting

Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania Link Project On Track

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