BREAKING: Trump declares national emergency over border wall issue with Mexico

United States President Donald Trump has confirmed he will use emergency powers to build a wall on Mexico's border, saying "walls work",a move that Democrats vowed to challenge as unconstitutional. Speaking in the White House Rose Garden, the…

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BREAKING: Trump declares national emergency over border wall issue with Mexico

United States President Donald Trump has confirmed he will use emergency powers to build a wall on Mexico's border, saying "walls work",a move that Democrats vowed to challenge as unconstitutional. Speaking in…

President Trump to declare ’emergency’ to fund border wall

United States President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to try to obtain funds for his promised US-Mexico border…

President Mnangagwa lashes out over UK’s stance on Commonwealth re-entry

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa has for the first time reacted angrily to the United Kingdom government’s position that Zimbabwe be barred from rejoining the Commonwealth. The 76-year-old Mnangagwa told French television channel France24.com in…

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South Africans anger over US President Trump’s land reform tweet

South Africa’s presidency will seek clarification from the U.S. embassy about a tweet from President Donald Trump about land reform, state broadcaster reported…

Zimbabwe enters another politically crucial week

Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the constitutional court to hear a petition filed…

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World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies aged 81

England's 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died aged 81. The former Stoke and Leicester City goalkeeper was part of the famous…

Emiliano Sala cause of death revealed

The football star Emiliano Sala body was recovered from the English Channel last week after a new search was launched following a fundraising…

South Africa

Malema warns Ramaphosa he’ll be an ‘enemy of the people’ if Eskom is privatised

Hands off Eskom. That was the message from Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema…

Explained: Why Eskom is in so big trouble

Eskom is by far the largest of South Africa’s many state-owned companies. This near monopoly…

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Sanef condemns Ndabeni-Abrahams ‘muzzling of journalists’ at ANC manifesto launch

Johannesburg - The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has condemned the blocking of journalists…

Sports News

World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies aged 81

England's 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died aged 81. The former Stoke and…

Emiliano Sala cause of death revealed

The football star Emiliano Sala body was recovered from the English Channel last week after…

The body of footballer Emiliano Sala has been found from wreckage

The body of missing footballer Emiliano Sala has been identified, Dorset Police have confirmed. Sala,…

World News

Gunmen attack Iranian military parade killing 8 troops: state media

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least eight members of…

United States Fighter Jets Fire Warning Flares to Russian Aircraft over Syria

Two US fighter jets fired warning flares on Wednesday after two Russian jets entered an agreed de-confliction zone over Syria.…

Saudi Arabia finally lift 35-year ban on cinemas

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful…

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Nigeria Bolsters Security on Eve of Presidential Election

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA — Nigeria bolstered security in much of the country on Friday on the eve…

Police find 66 bodies in Nigeria’s northwest ahead of polls

 Authorities in northwest Nigeria on Friday said police had discovered the bodies of 66 people,…

Former Senegal President Calls on Citizens to Burn Voter Cards and Attack Polling Stations

Senegal's government has condemned calls for violence by former President Abdoulaye Wade, who claims the…

BREAKING: Trump declares national emergency over border wall issue with Mexico

United States President Donald Trump has confirmed he will use emergency powers to build a…

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Nigeria Bolsters Security on Eve of Presidential Election

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA — Nigeria bolstered security in much of the country on Friday on the eve of a presidential election in Africa's largest…

Police find 66 bodies in Nigeria’s northwest ahead of polls

 Authorities in northwest Nigeria on Friday said police had discovered the bodies of 66 people, including women and children, in an area…

Nigeria Election: Last-minute checks ahead of poll

With less than 24 hours until polls open in Nigeria's long waited presidential and legislative elections, people have been spotted checking to…

Buhari’s use of state resources and infrastructure to campaign for re-election; unfair advantage over opposition

Millions had waited in anticipation for President Muhammadu Buhari’s television address in which he was expected to make an important announcement with…

Business

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer and major boost for the economy

South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil…

Despite heavy discounting Boxing Day sales ‘attracting fewer shoppers’

The number of people heading to the Boxing Day sales has fallen for the third year running despite some heavy discounting, retail…

Zimbabwe third quarter net revenue rises by over 22 pct

Zimbabwe’s net revenue for the third quarter of 2018 grew by 22.56 percent to some 1.19 billion U.S. dollars from 967.76 million…

Gupta brother ‘threatened to kill’ top South African finance official

South Africa's former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has alleged that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta threatened to kill him if he ever…