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Malawi President Elect Lazarus Chakwera

Malawi President Chakwera to visit Zimbabwe as part of regional tour

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Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera is due to visit Zimbabwe on a two-day official visit starting Wednesday as part of a regional tour following his...
Japans Exports

Kenya to focus on China as key destination for exports

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Kenya plans to focus on the Chinese market in order to boost its exports in the next few years, an official said on Monday. ...

Fati the star as Koeman starts with impressive win at Barca

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Ansu Fati scored twice and won a penalty with a magnificent first half performance as FC Barcelona beat Villarreal 4-0 in Ronald Koeman's...
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

Icardi scores brace as PSG defeat Reims, 9-man Monaco outlasts Strasbourg

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Argentine striker Mauro Icardi netted twice as defending champions Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 2-0 win at Stade Reims to win its third straight...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Botswana warns against holiday travel as COVID-19 surge continues

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Botswana's anti-pandemic authority on Thursday evening advised the public against traveling during the coming Independence Day holiday, warning of a potential spike in...
Trump

Trump pays respects to Ginsburg at Supreme Court amid boos as battle over her...

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U.S. President Donald Trump paid his respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court here on Thursday morning amid...
Flamengo

Flamengo asks for match postponement as 16 players positive for COVID-19

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Flamengo have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone their match against Palmeiras on Sunday after 16 players tested positive for the coronavirus. ...
whale

Trouble in Australia’s humpback whale paradise as tourists dry up

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by Duncan Murray Located just a few hours south of Sydney on Australia's scenic east coast, Jervis Bay is...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda, March 20-21, 2018

South African president calls for unity in diversity as nation celebrates heritage day

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The South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called on South Africans of different races, colors, and tribes to coexist peacefully in their...
AFP / Karam Al-Masri More than 300 civilians have been killed in two weeks of fighting in the divided city of Aleppo

6 civilians killed, 12 injured as fighting intensifies in Afghanistan

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At least six civilians were confirmed dead and 12 others injured in Afghanistan on Thursday as fighting escalated in the militancy-battered country, officials...
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (C) attends an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 1, 2020. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said here on Saturday that his authority informed the Israeli and U.S. sides that it will "cut all relations" with them over the recently released U.S. peace plan. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state...
Sudanese Peace Deal With Armed Groups

Jordan, Germany, France, Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

South Australia to ease COVID-19 border restrictions as hardest-hit state reports 28 new cases

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The government of Australian state of South Australia (SA) announced on Tuesday that it would open its borders to New South Wales (NSW) subject...
E-commerce

E-commerce startup registers exponential growth as pandemic prompts Zimbabwean shoppers to get online

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by Tafara Mugwara Although most Zimbabweans still prefer the physical touch of doing their shopping in traditional brick and...

Rescuers race to save 270 stranded pilot whales in Australia as one third of...

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Rescuers are racing against time to save lives as 270 pilot whales were stranded off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about...

3 missing, 20 wounded as floods hit Indonesian capital

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Flash floods and landslides have struck Indonesia's capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, leaving three people missing and 20 others injured, a...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenya’s long-term securities attractive to investors as COVID-19 cases fall

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Investors have warmed to Kenya's Treasury bonds as East African nation's cases of COVID-19 decline. Uptake of the long-term securities hit a...
Serge Gnabry (L) of Bayern Munich celebrates after scoring his team's third goal as Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Barcelona fails to catch the ball during the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 14, 2020. (UEFA/Handout via Xinhua)

Al-Ahli into round of 16 as AFC Champions League restarts

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Al-Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia became the first team to reach the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16, with a late Marko...
FC Juventus' Paulo Dybala (R) vies with Lazio's Bastos during the Serie A football match in Turin, Italy, July 20, 2020. (Photo by Federico Tardito/Xinhua)

Cano on target as Vasco sink Botafogo

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Argentinian striker German Cano scored his seventh goal in nine matches as Vasco da Gama moved to fourth in the Brazilian Serie A...
Protesters lie down for a minute of silence in the position George Floyd was in when he died during a rally against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Protesters clash with police in Australia as lockdown tensions flare

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Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in the Australian state of Victoria on Sunday, as frustration over an ongoing COVID-19 lockdown boiled over. ...
Liverpool

Empty seats as Bielsa’s Leeds entertain Liveprool as Premier League returns

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The 2020-2021 Premier League season kicks off on Saturday lunchtime with newly-promoted Fulham entertaining FA Cup and Community Shield winners Arsenal in Craven...
Coach Traguil

CSL club Henan Jianye sign Spanish Javier Pereira as head coach

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China Super League (CSL) side Henan Jianye has signed Spaniard Javier Pereira as head coach, the club said on Friday. Henan...
Covid-19

Democrats, Republicans blame each other as COVID-19 relief talks stall

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - ISLAMABAD -- The...
Covid-19

Democrats, Republicans blame each other as COVID-19 relief talks stall

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U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday blamed each other for the impasse over the next COVID-19 relief package, as senators returned to Capitol...
Cyclists compete on the urban circuit of the 100-km Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 23, 2015. About 800 cyclists took part in the first Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race. (Xinhua/Jose Casal/TELAM) (jp)

Tour de France: Irishman Bennett claims first stage win as Roglic retains yellow jersey

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Ireland's Sam Bennet edged out Australia's Caleb Ewan and Slovakia's Peter Sagan in a sprint finish to claim his first stage win on...

Zimbabweans feel the pinch as public transport fare doubles following fuel price hike

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by Tafara Mugwara Zimbabwe's sole public transport provider, the Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (Zupco), last Saturday hiked urban transport fares...
Djokovic

US Open roundup: Top seed Djokovic disqualified as Zverev, Osaka move on

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Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday, after a tennis ball he hit in anger struck a...
unemployment

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 8.4 percent in August as labor market slowly recovers

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U.S. employers added 1.4 million jobs in August, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.4 percent, indicating improvement in the pandemic-ravaged labor market, the...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean president approves 65 as retirement age for all civil servants

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has approved the harmonization of the retirement age in the civil service to 65 years with immediate effect. ...
A sailor is taking part in the fire drill on the Chinese patrol vessel "Haixun 01" on April 8, 2016 in the South China Sea. [Photo/Xinhua]

Sailor presumed dead as oil tanker on fire off Sri Lanka’s eastern coast

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At least one crew member has been presumed dead as an oil tanker carrying 2.7 million metric tonnes of crude oil continued to be...