International

Now as Azania burns…

By Chris Anyokwu, Azania is burning.  That much is clear.  Looters are having a field…

WHO tasks African countries to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination

Just 20 million Africans, or 1.5 per cent of the continent’s population, had been fully…

Vaccine inequity undermining global economic recovery

COVID-19 vaccine inequity will have a lasting and profound impact on socio-economic recovery in low-…

Britain asks Nigerian govt to explain how Kanu was arrested – report

Britain had requested consular access to Kanu and stood ready to provide consular assistance

UN experts condemn rise in attacks on “slaves” in Mali

People born into slavery work without pay and are deprived of basic human rights and…

Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande bags leadership award in U.S.

The award was in recognition of his outstanding performance and global leadership as the 74th…

The Other Side of Jacob Zuma

By Helen Zille There is an old saying: There is no honourable end to a…

Syria’s al-Assad sworn in for fourth term

In May, al-Assad, who has ruled Syria since 2000, was re-elected after gaining an expected…

11 die trying to rescue child from well in India

Villagers told media the well is the only source of water for 700 families of…

UN deputy chief warns of a ‘hurricane of humanitarian crises’

Shootings, bodily and sexual assault, kidnappings and other attacks affecting humanitarian organisations, have increased tenfold…