Author: Agencies

US VP Kamala Harris visits site of grandfather’s old home in Zambia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vice President Kamala Harris paused Friday during a whirlwind diplomatic swing through Africa for something much more personal: A visit […]

Barcelona VP confirms Lionel Messi transfer talks as PSG contract winds down

Reading Time: 3 minutes Barcelona have acknowledged they are in contact with Lionel Messi about bringing him back to the club when his contract […]

Pope spends ‘calm’ night in hospital

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pope Francis spent a calm night in hospital after being admitted for a respiratory infection and is expected to remain […]

Offering dignified burial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Members of the Jacana indigenous community carry coffins with skeletons of p****e who died during the internal a***d conflict (1960-1996) […]

Salva Kiir names defence minister in breach of deal

Reading Time: 2 minutes South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has appointed a member of his own party as defence minister, according to a decree […]

Can US charm offensive woo Africa away from China?

Reading Time: 4 minutes First it was the US secretary of state who went on a trip to Africa, now it is the vice-president […]

Man mistakenly orders 60 pairs of reading glasses

Reading Time: < 1 minute A man mistakenly ordered 60 pairs of reading glasses after thinking he might have ordered 10 or 12. Chris Arnold […]

How China-Cote d’Ivoire relations have provided mutual support

Reading Time: 3 minutes The meeting between Chinese Premier Li Qiang and his Cote d’Ivoire counterpart Patrick Achi at the Boao Forum for Asia […]