Hello, anybody home? IN 1976 Africa’s most glamorous residence opened in downtown Johannesburg.
A ROW of health workers in blue gowns and face masks sit at tables outside the tin-roofed bungalow that was home to Kambale Vincent, one of 75 people who have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month. His widow, a hunched, 60-year-old in a black cardigan, pulls her arm out of her sleeve and winces as a needle pierces her skin
That was so last year LAST year Saudi Arabia’s young and powerful crown prince, Muhammad bin Salman, pulverised Awamiyah, a rebellious Shia town near the eastern coast. Throughout the summer Saudi forces shelled its 400-year-old neighbourhoods and erected siege walls to trap some 200 gunmen.
THE main feature of Beirut’s skyline is not minarets or church steeples, but construction cranes. From the roof of a posh downtown hotel you can see 17 of them, throwing up luxury apartments that cost up to $1m each
[Brookings] Washington, DC -United States President Donald Trump’s incendiary August 22 tweet, contending that white farmers are being killed on a “large scale” in South Africa and that farms and other lands are being expropriated, has become part of his well-known toolkit for boosting appeal among his political base while sowing racial discord at home and abroad.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The construction of Tazara Flyover is now complete by 98 percent, said Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday August 29.
[Nyasa Times] Scores of South Koreans turned up at Incheon Airport in the capital Seoul on Wednesday to receive Prophet Shepherd Bushiri who is Asian country for a four-day crusade.
[News24Wire] One person has been shot dead during on-going violence in White City, Soweto on Wednesday afternoon, police confirmed to News24.
[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -A number of farmers in Sudan have reported the continuation of diesel crisis and pointed out that only half of their quota has been received, while a large number of small farmers have not received their quota at all.
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Banks and Allied Workers Union (Zibawu), has threatened to name and shame the People’s Own Savings Bank (POSB) bosses who are sexually abusing female employees.