Monday, October 18, 2021

Court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa's highest court has ruled that a vote of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma can be held in secret. The constitutional court said that the Speaker of parliament had the right to order such...

Angolan capital ‘most expensive city’

Luanda, the capital of Angola, has regained top spot as the world's most expensive city for expats, pushing Hong Kong back into second place. The claim is made in the 23rd annual cost-of-living survey carried...

‘Deadly ambush on 200-vehicle’ convoy in Nigeria

Suspected militant Islamists have ambushed a convoy of about 200 vehicles on a major highway in north-eastern Nigeria, killing a police officer and a truck driver, the local Vanguard newspaper has quoted witnesses and...

Baby born on flight to India gets free plane tickets for life

An Indian airline just gave a newborn child a birthday gift his parents will find it hard to top. Jet Airways said it will give free flight tickets for life to a boy who was...

Suspect fatally shot in Brussels Central Station terror attack

A suspect was fatally shot at Brussels Central Station Tuesday after a failed bombing that Belgian authorities are calling a terrorist attack. A "small explosion" went off in the transportation hub around 8:30 p.m., Belgium...

Saudi king replaces crown Prince with his son

Saudi Arabia's king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince - replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne. King Salman's decree also means Prince Mohammed bin...

Man jailed for dangling baby from window in Algeria

A court in Algeria has sentenced a man to two years in prison for dangling his baby out of a window in order to attract "likes" on Facebook. The father posted a picture of himself...

Gov’t won’t halt Israel pilgrimage – Dzamesi

Government has served notice it is not suspending plans to facilitate Christian pilgrimage to Israel and the Vatican City, despite the massive public backlash. The move to send over a 100 persons to some Holy...

Otto Warmbier: Trump condemns ‘brutal’ N Korea as student dies

US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a "brutal regime" after the death of a US student who had been jailed there for more than 15 months. North Korea returned Otto Warmbier, 22, to...

London: Man dies as van hits worshippers

A man has died and 10 people have been injured after a man drove a van into worshippers near a north London mosque. The Met Police said eight were taken to hospital and several were...
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