World

10 months ago | April 15, 2018

Stocks rise as Trump cushions Syria threat

New York — Global stock markets rose on Thursday after US President Donald Trump appeared to take some of the sting out ...

Summit looks at city planning in Africa

Cape Town — Africa needs to be smart about city planning and sustainability as it faces one of the fastest urbanisation ...

DR Congo boycotts its own aid conference

THE Democratic Republic of Congo has boycotted a UN donor conference in Geneva seeking to raise $1,7bn (£1,2bn) for the ...

US banks report gains but shares sink

PROFITS at JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo rose in the first three months of the year, but their shares ...

London Stock Exchange names new boss

THE London Stock Exchange has appointed a new chief executive to replace Xavier Rolet, who quit last November amid a ...

1 year ago | January 14, 2018

Prosecute state capture perpetrators: Ramaphosa

East London — The ANC wants investigations and the prosecution of those accused of state capture to be made a top priority.

African countries unite at UN against Trump slur

New York — All African countries at the United Nations unanimously demanded on Friday that US President Donald Trump ...

1 year ago | January 7, 2018

Kroonstad train and truck collision death toll now at 19

Bloemfontein — At least 19 people have been confirmed dead after a Shosholoza Meyl passenger train crashed into a truck ...

Nzimande slams Zuma on free education

Soweto — SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande has slammed President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of free tertiary ...

Saudi princes held over bills payment protest

RIYADH – Saudi authorities have detained 11 princes after they gathered at a royal palace in Riyadh in a rare ...

ISIS-allied Boko Haram faction claims killing of Nigerian troops

Kano — The Islamic State faction of Boko Haram on Friday said it was responsible for a late December attack on Nigerian ...

Passenger planes in Canadian airport collision

Toronto — Passengers were forced to evacuate via emergency slides in the frigid cold on Friday night after two planes ...

Kroonstad crash ‘a painful start to the new year’: Zuma

Johannesburg — President Jacob Zuma extended his deepest condolences to families of those who died during the horrific ...

1 year ago | December 31, 2017

United Nations chief congratulates Weah

New York — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday congratulated George Weah on his victory in Liberia’s ...