Monday, 15th April 2024


10 Apr
The El Nino weather cycle originating in the Pacific Ocean is intensifying drought from Africa to Asia. Why do El Nino and its sibling, La Nina, have such far-reaching climate impacts?
26 Mar
Malawi's President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera declared a state of disaster in 23 of its 28 districts on Saturday, hot on the heels of neighboring Zambia, which has also appealed for aid.
16 Mar
A Zimbabwean sect leader and "self-styled prophet" appeared in court on Thursday, charged with child abuse after police raided his farm and rescued more than 200 children doing physical labor, police said.
26 Jan
Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader quits, claiming his party was hijacked by president’s ruling party.
26 Jan
Nelson Chamisa, the leader of the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), on Thursday said he was leaving the party with immediate effect because it had been hijacked by proxies of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu-PF.
24 Nov
Zimbabwe has declared a state of emergency in the capital Harare to combat a cholera outbreak. A struggling public health sector has made it worse and now authorities are appealing for local and international support to contain the epidemic.
17 Nov
After a lackluster performance against Lesotho on Thursday evening, the Super Eagles have to put in an improved performance in their next game against the Warriors of Zimbabwe. Ayomide Sotubo reacts to the performance and results against Lesotho and looks ahead to Sunday's clash against Zimbabwe.
28 Aug 2023
Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa decried the Zimbabwe election as a case of "blatant" fraud, disputing the reported victory of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
26 Aug 2023
The profound disillusionment gripping Zimbabweans since the 2017 coup has left them questioning their fight for democracy. Experts say military juntas in West Africa may face the same challenge if they don't change.
24 Aug 2023
Zimbabwe's opposition blasted a "fundamentally flawed" electoral process, saying that delays, intimidation and other irregularities meant the ballot was "unable to produce a free and fair electoral outcome."
24 Aug 2023
As Zimbabweans head to the polls this Wednesday, we take a look at the dire economic straits the country finds itself in. Inflation has gone from the single digits in 2017 to 77 percent this month, the currency has crashed against the US dollar, and high unemployment has led many to emigrate. While incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa has played up improved infrastructure on the campaign trail, his opponent Nelson Chamisa detailed a plan that he says will build Zimbabwe into a $100 billion economy.
2 Jun 2023
The "Patriotic Bill" criminalizes comments that damage "the national interest of Zimbabwe." The move comes just months before the next election.


11 mins ago
British Foreign Secretary David Cameron on Monday urged Israel not to retaliate after Iran's drone and missile attack, saying it should "think with head as well as heart" because Tehran's strike had been a near total failure.
11 mins ago
Lori and George Schappell, the world's oldest conjoined twins, have died at age 62, as confirmed by Guinness World Records. The pair passed away at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital on April 7. Born on Sept. 18, 1961, the twins had partially fused skulls, shared vital blood vessels, and 30% of their brains.
1 hour ago
Talking Europe hosts the head of the largest political group in the European Parliament, the centre-right European People's Party. Manfred Weber, a prominent German CSU politician, is hoping that the June 9 EU elections will re-confirm the EPP's pre-eminent position, but he is cautious on the possibility of alliances with the hard-right ECR group. We also touch on the "Russiagate" and "Piepergate" controversies, the EPP's contentious plan to reform the EU's asylum system, as well as French President Emmanuel Macron's "unwise" – according to Weber – remarks about potentially sending French troops to Ukraine.
1 hour ago
The allies of South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol have suffered a resounding defeat and lost their majority in parliament. Yoon might yet get a chance to recover, however, as his rivals battle legal issues.
3 hours ago
A man went on a rampage with a knife in a Sydney shopping mall, killing six people as he did so. Police continue to interview witnesses and are calling on the public to share video footage with them.
4 hours ago
Tens of thousands of residents have fled the southern Russian city of Orenburg as the worst floods in decades continue to inundate the region. Many more homes have been damaged or destroyed across the border in northern Kazakhstan, where officials also ordered evacuations.