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  • New cemeteries and crematoria for eThekwini

    October 20, 2017 8:01 AM 4

    Durban - As burial space is running out in South Africa, especially Durban, and the encouragement of cremation, has seen the eThekwini Municipality respond with establishing two new cemeteries and a new crematoria. Tozi Mthethwa, eThekwini Municipality spokesperson said after assessments, the eThekwini Municipality officials identified the farms as suitable

  • Otumfuo given hero’s welcome after money laundering allegations

    October 20, 2017 5:49 AM 3

    Business activities came to a halt as scores of residents in the Kumasi Metropolis lined up on the streets to wave at the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, when he touched down at the Kumasi Airport on Thursday. The Asantehene was taken through some principal streets of the metropolis before finally taken to the Manhyia Palace. Otumfuo’s Mawerehene, Baffour

  • PHOTOS: Otumfuo mobbed on arrival

    October 20, 2017 5:49 AM 3

    The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was given a rousing welcome by a massive crowd at the Kumasi Airport upon his return from Brazil after days of dominating media headlines over a whopping cash transaction in the UK. An official of the Ghana International Bank in the UK Mark Arthur has been dismissed after the traditional ruler of the Kingdom of Ashanti

  • EU leaders urge full inquiry into Malta journalist murder

    October 20, 2017 4:45 AM 3

    BRUSSELS, October 20 (Reuters) – European Union leaders called on Malta on Thursday to carry out a full investigation with international help over the killing of the country’s best-known journalist, and the EU parliament agreed to hold a debate on media freedom on the island. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has already called in foreign investigators

  • 5 injured in new clashes in Togo's capital

    October 20, 2017 4:10 AM 4

    Lome - Five people were shot and injured on Thursday as gangs of youths and the security forces clashed sporadically in Togo's capital Lome, ahead of a planned opposition protest that the government has ruled illegal. Eric Dupuy, spokesperson for the main opposition National Alliance for Change (ANC) party, said the five were shot in the Be area of the city and two of them were in a "critical"

  • 'I've seen many people suffering... it's now time to meet Mugabe in parliament'

    October 20, 2017 4:10 AM 2

    Bulawayo – A Zimbabwean pastor who prophesied that President Robert Mugabe would die in October is reportedly planning to contest the forthcoming elections as an independent candidate. According to New, Pastor Philip Mugadza would be contesting in the 2018 elections as a candidate for the Gutu south constituency seat in Masvingo province

  • Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

    October 20, 2017 3:42 AM 2

    On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour’s drive from Liberia’s capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks. Children at schools like Cecelia Dunbar read and count at a level improved by 60 percent from a year ago — proof, according to the government and private education

  • Cass Sunstein: Russia uses Marxist tactics, and so does Trump

    October 19, 2017 10:07 PM 2

    Karl Marx and his followers argued that revolutionaries should disrupt capitalist societies by “heightening the contradictions.” Russia used a version of that Marxist idea in its efforts to disrupt the 2016 presidential campaign. It should come as no surprise that the most powerful nation from the former Soviet Union, whose leaders were schooled in the Marxist

  • Sudan doubles 2017 gold production targets in 9 months

    October 19, 2017 10:04 PM 3

    Sudan has doubled its 2017 gold production targets in just nine months, Sudan’s Ministry of Minerals announced yesterday. In a report the Ministry declared that 74.6 tons of gold had been mined during the first three quarter period of this year, “The traditional mining companies produced 63.2 tons, doubling the planned production, while the small mining

  • Spain gears up to revoke Catalan autonomy in secession spat

    October 19, 2017 2:59 PM 5

    Spain's government on Thursday set in motion plans to take away Catalonia's local powers after its defiant regional president refused to give up his demands for Catalan independence. The constitutional law that Spain plans to invoke has never been used in the four decades since democracy was restored after Gen. Francisco Franco's dictatorship