Nigeria, others renew pledge to win fight against corruption
The AU Commission declares July 11 yearly as ‘African Anti-Corruption Day’.
Trump says summit with North Korea could still hold
North Korea says it wants to talk.
Five people dead, 40 missing in Yemen’s Socotra after cyclone
The five dead included four Yemenis and one Indian national.
South Africans defrauded of $80 million in Cryptocurrency scam
“Some of the investors got paid in terms of the agreement. However, the payments suddenly stopped.”
Martin Luther King’s daughter rejects claim dad would be proud of Trump
Bernice King said the claim has ignored many of King’s values, and her father would be “extremely disturbed” by recent events.
American researchers kick off testing Ebola therapy
The trial will not expose participants to Ebola virus.
Child obesity more prevalent in southern Europe – Report
“A total of 38 countries took part in the survey; but Britain and Germany were not part of it.”
Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment
Witnesses to Freeman’s alleged harassment say it dates back at least ten years.
North Korea ‘destroys’ nuclear test sites before journalists
The country says the exercise was ‘a gesture’ towards peace process, but reporters are unsure of what they actually witnessed.
China, Germany want dialogue with North Korea to continue
The U.S. and North Korea have each said they could call off a historic summit between their leaders, planned for June.
Court sentences man to 6 months in prison for sending ex 7,648 texts
The Romanian national was charged with stalking and making dangerous threats.
Zambia cabinet approves implementation of alcohol policy to curb abuse
The government says alcohol abuse in Zambia had reached ”disproportional levels”.
EU popularity rises with one year to go until elections
The next European elections are scheduled to hold between May 23 and May 26, 2019.
MDC expresses outrage after Zimbabwe ruling party says army will not cede power to opposition
Zimbabwe military seized power from long-time leader Robert Mugabe in a coup last November.
Ebola: Two of three Congo patients who escaped quarantine dead
Four cases have been confirmed in the city’s Wangata neighbourhood.
Syria rejects withdrawal of Iranian or Hezbollah forces
The U.S. has called for the removal of Iranian troops from Syria and an end to support for Hezbollah.
Israeli minister tells EU to “go to a thousand thousand hells”
“The EU is less friendly than the European countries that form it.”
Malaysian PM cuts ministers’ salaries, downsizes govt
Mr Mahathir says Malaysia’s debt is around 65 per cent of the country’s GDP.
Facebook has ‘done a better job’ in recent elections – Zuckerberg
He says the social media platform was too slow to identify Russian interference on Facebook in the U.S. presidential election
Former South African President’s son fined for hate speech
The fine would be given to two needy schools in Durban, court rules.