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Opinion

Karpowership Fluffs Its Lines - Horrible PR Reveals All We Need to Know

It requires entitlement and ignorance to think you can walk into South Africa and hide looting with a smokescreen of racial disharmony and get away with it, even if you're a big London PR company. Af… [+1012 chars]

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Money

South African Retail Confidence Surges to Six-Year High, but Headwinds Remain

According to the latest retail trade report compiled by the Bureau for Economic Research, retail confidence surged to a six-year high in the second quarter of this year. That's a promising sign, but … [+955 chars]

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Science

Africa: Minister Blade Nzimande Welcomes Who Announcement On South Africa's First Coronavirus Covid-19 mRNA Vaccine Technology Transfer Hub

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Dr Blade Nzimande joins President Cyril Ramaphosa in welcoming the announcement by the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)… [+8382 chars]

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Entertainment

‘Cold Harbour’ Producer Ten10 Expands, Jafta Mamabolo Joins as Head of Development (EXCLUSIVE)

Producer Tendeka Matatu’s London and South Africa-based production company Ten10 Films is expanding and rebranding as Ten10 Entertainment. The Ten10-produced neo-noir thriller “Cold Harbour” is curr… [+2145 chars]

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Politics

Gambia: UDP Sends Condolence Message On the Passing of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda

On behalf of the National Executive Committee, the entire Membership of the United Democratic Party and on my own behalf, I send heartfelt condolences and pray that the entire Kaunda family and the Z… [+1698 chars]

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Real Estate

Call Of Duty: Warzone Streamer Robbed During Live Stream

A streamer from Centurion, South Africa was rudely interrupted during a Call of Duty: Warzone match by a group of armed burglars. The incident was caught entirely on camera during the players live st… [+3218 chars]

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Music

Rahul Vaidya’s Twitter session crashed by girlfriend Disha Parmar, asks ‘why did you chop that beard?’

As singer and Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 contestant Rahul Vaidya returned from South Africa after the show wrapped up, he held an Ask Me Anything session on Twitter with his fans. The former Bigg Boss con… [+2916 chars]

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Fitness

Muwanga calls on players to have a financial culture, value mental health during lockdown - Latest football news in Uganda

By Edwin Kyle Kule UPDF FC defender Benard Muwanga has extended a humble appeal asking fellow footballers to acquire a positive financial culture. The former Bright Stars defender joined Kefa Kisal… [+2532 chars]

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Science

President Cyril Ramaphosa - South Africa's Successful Bid for mRNA Technology Transfer Hub

Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of South Africa's successful bid for m-RNA Technology Transfer Hub Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreye… [+2530 chars]

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History

Our Daughters, Our Pride: Meet J&K's First IAF Woman Fighter Pilot, Mawya Sudan

Hailing from the village of Lamberi, of Border Tehsil of Nowshera in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, 23-year-old Mawya Sudan has created history and become the first woman from Jammu and Kashm… [+3220 chars]

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Finance

South Africa: A Communal Approach to Food and Water

A group of women who started growing food are uplifting their village and creating a network of like-minded communities in rural Eastern Cape. When they ran out of resources and funds to keep their … [+7663 chars]

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Other

獨立30年》索馬利蘭首度發布國家介紹手冊 台灣代表讚「台索人民都很堅強」

3021 512 Abdirahman Saylici I was delighted to join the launching ceremony of Somaliland country profile and to share the the joy of achievements. Tough time never last, but tough people do. Both… [+607 chars]

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Sports

Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe 2021 cricket Mushfiqur Rahim injury scare | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - Cricbuzz

Mushfiqur, who was leading Abahani Limited in the DPL, has been advised rest for one week. © AFP Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim received an injury scare ahead of the upcoming tour o… [+3082 chars]

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Sports

Lions team vs Japan starts with 6 Irish, 5 Welsh, 4 Scots

Alun Wyn Jones will lead a British and Irish Lions XV against Japan on Saturday without any Englishmen and eight new caps. Murrayfield is staging the warmup for the eight-match tour of South Africa,… [+1800 chars]

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Business

ZimRights Raises Alarm Over Livelihoods Destruction

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has expressed concern at the ongoing demolitions stalls built by informal traders by the City of Harare. In a statement, the human rights pressure g… [+2739 chars]

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Business

Man Bashes, Kills 'Cheating' Ex

A Rusape man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted and killed his former live-in girlfriend he was accusing of infidelity. The suspect, Shadreck Murimi (40) of Bwanya village, Chief Makoni, Rusa… [+2811 chars]

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Business

Business Lobby in Govt Plea for Clearer De-Dollarisation Policy

The Confederation of Industries (CZI) has urged government to be clearer in its de-dollarization agenda amid growing concerns the recent introduction of Statutory Instrument 127 has brought unease wi… [+3732 chars]

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Politics

Mwonzora Jibes At MDC Lawyers Over Malaba Ouster Bid

MDC-T President Douglas Mwonzora has mocked Human Rights NGO Forum executive director Musa Kika for challenging the extension of Chief Justice Luke Malaba's term of office by another five years sayin… [+1792 chars]

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Money

Bribery Accused Chinese Businessman Granted $5k Bail

A CHINESE businessman who landed in the dock on allegations of trying to bribe a police officer with US$1 480, has been granted bail by the High Court after languishing in jail for a month. Meng Don… [+3391 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe: IMF Endorses RBZ Foreign Currency Auction System

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has thrown weight behind the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe foreign exchange auction system amid calls to consolidate the current gains and accelerate reforms. Markin… [+2106 chars]

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Politics

Chamisa Aide On Armed Conflict With Zanu-PF

MDC Alliance MP Daniel Molokele says while the struggle for democracy in Zimbabwe has not reached a point warranting armed resistance, the possibility of a bloody conflict against the oppressive regi… [+1423 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe: Banks to Pay Interest On Savings, Fixed Deposits

Senior Business Reporter THE banking sector will start paying interest on savings and fixed deposit accounts starting next month in compliance with Statutory Instrument 65A of 2020, the Reserve Bank… [+3248 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe: Zim Firms Target Macfruit Global Fair

Zimbabwean firms in the agribusiness industry will this year exhibit at the world's biggest fruit and veggies fair, Macfruit 2021, scheduled to run from 7-9 September, 2021 in Rimini, Italy. A virtu… [+3026 chars]

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Travel

Qatar Airways Spreads Wings to Zimbabwe

Kariba Bureau Qatar Airways joins a growing list of airlines flying into Zimbabwe further cementing the country's status as a safe tourism destination. The airline with a wide network of routes bri… [+1970 chars]

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Finance

Zimbabwe: Court Frees Former Airzim Boss Chikore

Senior Court Reporter FORMER Air Zimbabwe chief operations officer Simba Chikore yesterday had the criminal abuse of office charges he was facing dropped after Harare regional magistrate Mr Ngoni Nd… [+1873 chars]

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Sports

Uganda Serve-Off Tennis Dream Against Namibia

By Deus Bugembe The times are tougher with the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the world over but the script remains familiar for the national Davis Cup team as it begins its campaign at the Africa Group… [+2471 chars]

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Sports

At 31, Musona Still Darling of Chiefs' Fans

Senior Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE captain, Knowledge Musona, celebrated his 31st birthday yesterday, amid a wave of pleas from Kaizer Chiefs fans for the Warriors star to return to the South African g… [+4040 chars]

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Finance

Zimbabwe: RBZ Raises $650m From TBs

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) raised $650 million through Treasury Bills (TBs) last week after it issued a one-year paper that had targeted to mobilise $1 billion. Full subscription would have … [+1765 chars]

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Business

World Pays Tribute to Revered Statesman Kaunda

Agric, Environment & Innovations Editor World leaders continued to pay tribute to Dr Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's founding president and Pan Africa revolutionary leader, who was a key figure in buil… [+9296 chars]

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History

Father Ribeiro Stood With Prisoners, Broken Hearted

Address by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, his Excellency, Cde Dr ED Mnangagwa at the burial of the late national hero Father Emmanuel Francis Ribeiro at National… [+13279 chars]

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Money

Sudan: HUDO - Six More Dead As Tribal Violence Escalates in South Kordofan

Kologi — The volatile security situation in Kologi in the eastern Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan has continued to escalate, as six more people were killed tribal violence on Friday. The Sudanese Hu… [+4295 chars]

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News

Eritreans in Diaspora Commemorate Martyrs Day

Asmara, 21 June 2021- Eritrean nationals in Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Norway, Kenya, and South Sudan as well as in Austria commemorated 20 June, Martyrs Day with patriotic zeal. At the event conducted at… [+3546 chars]

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Music

Opera launches interest-based social Clubs in its fast growing chat service Hype

OSLO, Norway, June 22, 2021 Opera is launching Hype Clubs, public and interest-based group chats in Hype, the new chat service built into the Opera Mini web browser. Hype is currently available and q… [+4098 chars]

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Money

Police Close Shops in Jinja

Police in Jinja City in eastern Uganda have dispersed all traders who had opened their shops on Monday as they enforced the virus-induced lockdown announced by President Museveni on Friday. The shop… [+3358 chars]

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Business

Uganda: Masaka Councillors Move to Impeach New Mayor

The new councillors of Masaka City threatened to impeach the mayor, Ms Florence Namayanja, over alleged absenteeism and incompetence. A section of councillors led by Mr Rodgers Buregeya, the Masaka … [+5357 chars]

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Finance

Uganda: Clearing Domestic Arrears Pushes Up Govt Spending

Government spending during May grew by Shs444.8b against planned expenditure. According to the Ministry of Finance Monthly Performance of the Economy report for May, total government spending amount… [+2808 chars]

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History

From Nobel peace hero to driver of war: Ethiopia's Pentecostal leader

Elsewhere in Ethiopia, ethnic violence has killed hundreds and forced 2 million people to flee their homes. A smouldering border dispute with Sudan has flared into a major military stand-off. Even t… [+7687 chars]

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Business

Uganda: The Inside Story of Uganda Airlines Flawed Revival and Graft

The revival of Uganda Airlines could have suffered the birth pangs of a weary industry and the turbulent skies as the Covid-19 pandemic brought the aviation industry to its knees. On May 23, 2016, P… [+14214 chars]

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News

Calls for Death Penalty Rise in Response to Lakes State Violence

Juba , South Sudan — The newly appointed governor of South Sudan's Lakes state is facing calls to institute the death penalty for anyone involved in inter-communal fighting, cattle raids or road ambu… [+4102 chars]

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News

Slow Progress, Stubborn Cycles of Violence, As Country Turns 10

South Sudan, the UN's youngest Member State, is marking its tenth anniversary of independence amid languishing political progress and a range of humanitarian challenges, the Secretary-General's Speci… [+4698 chars]