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Zimbabwe teachers strike as schools reopen after virus shutdown

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

A pupil wears a face shield and mask and observes social distancing before school assembly at Queen Elizabeth School in Harare on September 28, 2020. – Public schools in Zimbabwe have been... Read More →

Lagos slashes ferry fares by 40 per cent

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

Lagos State Government on Monday slashed transport fares on Lagos state-owned ferries by 40 per cent. The Managing Director of Lagos Ferry Services, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi-Balogun, who disclosed this... Read More →

Turkey indicts six more Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. – US President... Read More →

African players in Europe: Guardiola hails 'exceptional' Mahrez

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hailed Algeria star Riyad Mahrez as he scrambled to find any positives after a stunning 5-2 home loss to Leicester City at the weekend. The 2016 African... Read More →

Indonesia landslides kill 11 including infant twins

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

Two 10-month-old twins were among at least 11 people killed in landslides across an Indonesian city early on Monday, a search and rescue officer said. Several houses were buried in four separate... Read More →

Sudan foreign aid deal to give cash to poor families

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

The EU, several member states and the World Bank have signed a deal for almost $190 million in direct financial aid to poor families in Sudan, official news agency SUNA said. The Sudan Family... Read More →

TikTok gets reprieve as judge halts Trump download ban

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

TikTok won a last-minute reprieve late Sunday as a US federal judge halted enforcement of a politically charged ban ordered by the Trump administration on downloads of the popular video app, hours... Read More →

HealthPlus defends Okoro's appointment as CTO, says George remain board member

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

HealthPlus Limited has said its decision to appoint Chidi Okoro as its new Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) after terminating the appointment of former CEO Mrs Bukky George did not violate any... Read More →

Leicester boss Rodgers hails 'sensational' Vardy after Man City romp

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring their third goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and... Read More →

Navalny says Merkel visited him in Berlin hospital

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Comments

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him at a Berlin hospital where he was treated after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve... Read More →