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Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena Williams sketch

MELBOURNE – An Australian cartoonist has come under withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using — what Harry Potter author JK…

Coca-Cola looking at cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola looking at cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola said on Monday it is studying the use of a key ingredient in marijuana in “wellness beverages,” as a growing number of…

Govt photographer cropped photos of Trump’s inauguration to make crowd look bigger

Govt photographer cropped photos of Trump’s inauguration to make crowd look bigger

A government photographer cropped photos of the pompous event in order to make the crowd look bigger after Trump called the National Park…

Cartel mass grave with at least 166 skulls and 114 ID cards is found in Mexico

Cartel mass grave with at least 166 skulls and 114 ID cards is found in Mexico

At least 166 skulls have been found in a mass grave in Mexico where drug cartels are known to dump their victims’ bodies.…

May and Merkel backing Mnangagwa is bad news for Zimbabwe

May and Merkel backing Mnangagwa is bad news for Zimbabwe

On August 28, British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Cape Town, South Africa, for a one-day working visit. This visit was part…

Can India Keep Pace With China in Africa?

Can India Keep Pace With China in Africa?

If it weren’t for China, Africa’s largest trading partner would be India. But how different is its mode of engagement? With China’s top-level…

China not exploiting Africa: Top official

China not exploiting Africa: Top official

CHINA has defended its investment policies in Africa, saying trade between the two was mutually beneficial and not meant to exploit the continent.…

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges – UN report

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges – UN report

Top military commanders in Myanmar should be investigated and prosecuted for the “gravest” crimes against civilians under international law, including genocide, United Nations-appointed…

Rohingya refugees mark a year of suffering and hope

Rohingya refugees mark a year of suffering and hope

With villages in flames in northern Myanmar, Tahara grabbed her four-month old baby and set out under the monsoon downpour in a desperate…

US Senator, War Hero John McCain Has Died

US Senator, War Hero John McCain Has Died

CAPITOL HILL — U.S. Senator John McCain died Saturday at age 81 after a battle with brain cancer that robbed America of a…

Cambodia Must Free Opposition Leader Kem Sokha

Cambodia Must Free Opposition Leader Kem Sokha

Cambodian authorities should drop all charges and immediately release the opposition leader Kem Sokha, Human Rights Watch said today. On August 22, 2018,…

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SOCIALITE and businessman, Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure, has been issued with an administrative warrant of arrest. Gnimbi, who is currently in the United States, yesterday failed to present himself…

Former Mugabe Cabinet Minister Mr Savior Kasukuwere was reportedly arrested this morning in connection with illegal land dealings and is due to appear at the Rotten Row Magistrates…

The UK has frozen aid funding to Zambia, after its government admitted that $4.3m (£3.3m) meant for poor families had gone missing. The move follows allegations of corruption…

HARARE – The embattled Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairperson Priscilla Chigumba yesterday survived an assasination attempt when an unruly mobs believed to be opposition supporters heckled her at an…

Former Zimbabwe Health Minister David Parirenyatwa (68), who was arrested on Friday and appeared in court facing charges of abusing his state powers, has been released on $500…

Zanu-PF secretary for Information and Publicity Simon Khaya Moyo said the party is supreme than Government following the announcement that some former ministers had been redeployed to work as full-time…

THERE was drama in the National Assembly yesterday as opposition MDC Alliance legislators heckled and booed Chief Justice Luke Malaba, calling him a “thief” after he entered the…

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday swore into office his new 20-member cabinet that will drive Zimbabwe’s economic revival in the next five years. This comes after Mnangagwa…

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Technology View all

Sira Labs’ Django Bathily On Building a Network of Incubators Across Francophone Africa to Address Market Scaling Problems for Start-Ups – First Up Burkina Faso and Senegal

There’s no easy way to break out of a small country market but it’s essential for a start-up to find growth. Francophone Africa is almost completely a mosaic…

Zambia Govt Seeks U.S.$22 Million in Tax On Internet Calls

Zambia expects to raise $22 million annually in new tax on internet phone calls. The cabinet approved Monday a 30 ngwee (0.3 kwacha; $0.03) daily tariff charged on…

Ugandans Seek to Dodge Social Media Tax

Ugandan are devising ways of evading the infamous social media tax that came into effect at midnight, July 1, 2018. According to a random survey on social media…

New Satellite System in Togo

New Satellite System in Togo

Togo and Thales Alenia Space announced that they have signed a contract for a ground station to be installed in Lomé, Togo, to be used for the search…

DNS.pt transfers management of Sao Tome and Principe domain to AGER

DNS.pt transfers management of Sao Tome and Principe domain to AGER

The DNS.pt association signed a protocol of cooperation with the Sao Tome and Principe General Regulatory Authority (AGER) for the re-delegation, transfer, deployment, maintenance and management of the…

Isocel to Launch First Ftth Service in Benin, First in Capital Cotonou and Then More Widely

Isocel to Launch First Ftth Service in Benin, First in Capital Cotonou and Then More Widely

London — FTTH roll-outs have slowly been made in a range of African countries but the recent news that Isocel will roll-out an FTTH service in Benin is…

Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

Clinical trials are the foundation of any new medicine. They allow scientists to test the efficacy and safety of a drug or therapy. The African continent offers many…

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