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Friday, February 23, 2018
Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is critically ill in a South African hospital, reports say. Local media quoted family sources as saying the 65-year-old former prime minister – who is being treated for colon cancer – is suffering from weight loss, exhaustion and muscle thinning. During his political...
Zimbabweans are waiting to see what steps the military will take next after seizing control of the country. President Robert Mugabe is said to be confined to his home in Harare but unconfirmed reports says his wife Grace, who was bidding to succeed him as president, has fled to...
President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. In a tweet, the president also seemed to accuse the US deputy attorney general of pursuing a “Witch Hunt”. He said: “I am being investigated for firing the FBI...
Angolans are preparing to go to the polls to choose a new president. But although the country’s long-serving leader is standing down, he and his family...
Amid the fall-out from US President Donald Trump’s announcement on Twitter that transgender people will not be able to serve in the US military, one statistic has been frequently raised to draw attention...
Police in India have reopened the case of a 10-year-old girl after forensic tests revealed that her baby’s DNA samples did not match those of her uncle who is charged with raping her.After the Supreme Court denied her permission to abort, she gave birth to a baby girl...
At least eight people have been killed in a gun attack on a church in southern Nigeria, police say. Up to 18 other worshippers were wounded in...
The Weeknd says he won’t work with H&M again after controversy over one of its recent adverts. The clothing retailer has apologised after being called “racist” on social media for showing a black child modelling a hoodie that says “coolest monkey in the jungle.” The Weeknd says the advert made...
A call for South Africans to boycott social media for a day to protest against high data costs has ironically seen #SocialMediaBlackout trend. Musician and activist Ntsiki Mazwai had urged South Africans to log...
Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey’s extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. ...