Russia-US relations set to improve under Donald Trump presidency

by editor / Jan 23, 2017 / 0 comments

Russia and United States relations plummeted during the Obama administration, but there is hope that the two countries will reach consensus with a new US president.

Chinese President calls for inclusive globalization at World Economic Forum

by editor / Jan 18, 2017 / 0 comments

China's president Xi Jinping has delivered a key note speech at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

China and Switzerland to further boost bilateral ties

by editor / Jan 17, 2017 / 0 comments

The President of the People's Republic of China met with his Swiss counterpart in Bern before he arrived in Davos for the World Economic Forum as part of his state visit to Switzerland.

Eight men own same wealth as poorest half of world's population

by editor / Jan 17, 2017 / 0 comments

The world's eight richest people own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the globe, according to a report published by Oxfam on Monday.

Maize fields in Zambia infested with army worms threatening food security

by editor / Jan 15, 2017 / 0 comments

Maize fields in Zambia have been infested with army worms and farmers are likely not to have a bumper harvest in 2017.

Syrian army says Israel fires rockets at airbase near Damascus

by editor / Jan 14, 2017 / 0 comments

Syria's army says Israeli forces fired rockets at a major military airbase outside Damascus.

Education Minister cautions against repeat of fees must fall protests in South Africa

by editor / Jan 13, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's education minister has warned that should the 'fees must fall protest' continue unabated, there will be long term devastating effects.

US president-elect gives his first news conference

by editor / Jan 12, 2017 / 0 comments

United States president-elect Donald Trump gave his first news conference since winning the presidential elections in November. Speaking from the Trump tower, he conceded Russia might have interfered in the American election.

Outgoing US President delivers his farewell speech in Chicago

by editor / Jan 11, 2017 / 0 comments

United States President Barack Obama has delivered his final address to the nation, ten days before leaving office.

The West-African regional block ECOWAS upholds election results in Gambia

by editor / Jan 10, 2017 / 0 comments

The West-African regional block, ECOWAS, says it will uphold the election results in Gambia, despite out-going president Yahya Jammeh saying he will not step down.