International

Senegal's house-cleaners and laundresses use their feet to do chores

by editor / Mar 16, 2017 / 0 comments

House cleaning may not be your favourite thing to do. Well, in countries like the United States, only the very rich can afford house help.

Somalia pirates demand ransom for hijacked oil tanker

by editor / Mar 15, 2017 / 0 comments

Pirates who hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia are demanding a ransom for its release.

Famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria described as largest humanitarian crisis

by editor / Mar 13, 2017 / 0 comments

The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War. The United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that more than 20 million people face the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria.

South Korea's president removed from office

by editor / Mar 10, 2017 / 0 comments
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South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office.

New UN report on South Sudan reveals genocide risk has reduced

by editor / Mar 10, 2017 / 0 comments

The United Nations new report on South Sudan reveals that the risk of genocide in that country has considerably reduced.

Johannesburg mayor meets Nigerian officials to ease tensions

by editor / Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments

In South Africa, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has moved to assure the Nigerian consulate that the city welcomes all Africans.

More awareness needed to help Albinos fight stigma

by editor / Mar 06, 2017 / 0 comments

More awareness is needed to help albinos fight stigma.

SA officials say mass deportations not related to recent violence

by editor / Mar 04, 2017 / 0 comments

South African authorities say the deportation of undocumented migrants has nothing to do with the recent outbreak of violence and protests against foreigners.

Former Egyptian President cleared of involvement in protesters' deaths in 2011

by editor / Mar 03, 2017 / 0 comments

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been acquitted over his alleged involvement in the killings of hundreds of protesters in 2011.

Scientists in South Africa are promoting crops to boost food security

by editor / Mar 03, 2017 / 0 comments

One of the major problems of malnutrition in Africa is not hunger but food that is not nutritious.

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