Category: Breaking News

Mauritian President Resigns Amid Charity Scandal

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is set to leave office on Friday amid allegations of impropriate over the use of charity funds. Gurib-Fakim's office said she “had an

Brazilian rights activist assassinated in Rio  

Prominent human rights advocate and councilwoman Marielle Franco was fatally shot while in her car by unknown assailants. Part of a generation of young Black Brazilians who are becoming increasingly

Mukata Gets Death Sentence, Co-accused Acquitted 

By Staff Reporter Opposition UPND member of parliament for Chilanga, Keith Mukata has been found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging for allegedly killing a security

Ramaphosa stamps mark with cabinet reshuffle

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his cabinet, making substantial changes to ministerial positions. He reappointed Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister, reversing the latter’s sacking

Influential US evangelist dies at 99

US evangelist Billy Graham, one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century, has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity,

Chiteme fires CSO director for questioning diversion of funds

By Staff Reporter Newly-appointed national development planning minister Alexander Chiteme has unceremoniously dismissed Central Statistical Office director John Kalumbi from his position after the  latter questioned the

IMF again rejects Zambia’s economic bailout plan

By Staff Reporter The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has rejected Zambia’s latest borrowing plan, describing them it as a risk that would make it harder for the