Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

BBC Report – Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader, has died aged 95. His family confirmed his death to the BBC. Mr Mugabe had been receiving treatment in a hospital in Singapore since April. He was ousted in a military coup in 2017 after 37 years in power. Mr Mugabe’s early years were praised for […]

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Popular Bangkok tourist hotel up in flames, people jumping from skyscraper

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least one person has died jumping to escape the fire, which ripped through the popular tourist spot. The fire broke out at the Centara Grand hotel and Centralworld shopping plaza at around 6pm local time on Wednesday. Plumes of black […]

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Ex- Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo and co-defendant; acquitted of all war crimes charges

The International Criminal Court judges order the immediate release of ex- Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo and co-defendant; acquitted of all war crimes charges. Gbagbo aged 73, and Charles Blé Goudé, a close ally and former political youth leader, have been on trial since 2016 for war crimes allegedly committed under Gbagbo’s leadership. He was […]

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Britain can unilaterally halt Brexit process, EU’s top court rules

Britain can unilaterally halt the formal process of leaving the European Union, the bloc’s top court said Monday. The European Court of Justice sided with the advice of its top legal officer, who declared last week that the UK has the power to withdraw its notification to leave the EU under Article 50 of the […]

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Ramaphosa to announce cabinet reshuffle

President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce changes to the cabinet at 3pm on Thursday. Two ministerial posts are vacant, Environmental Affairs and Home Affairs. Malusi Gigaba  stepped down as Home Affairs minister, saying he quit after a long period of continuous public attacks on his integrity. Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa passed away in […]

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