Qatar Airways and Airbus set for court clash over A350 paint dispute

LONDON, Airbus (AIR.PA) and Qatar Airways are heading towards a three-month summer trial next year after a UK judge granted the airline a relatively quick timetable while dismissing its procedural…

Oil on track for weekly rise amid global supply concerns

LONDON, Oil prices rose on Friday and were on track for weekly gains, supported by a prospect of a tight market due to rising gasoline consumption in the United States…

Toyota cuts June output plan again, to 800,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Friday cut its global production plan for June for the second time this week, reducing its planned output by about 50,000 vehicles to…

Africa CDC warns on vaccine hoarding amid monkeypox outbreak

THE acting director of Africa’s top public health agency said on Thursday that he hoped vaccine hoarding, as seen by wealthier nations during the COVID-19 pandemic, would not be repeated…

South Africa’s Zuma suffers new setback in corruption trial

SOUTH Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has suffered another setback in his attempts to remove the lead prosecutor from his arms deal corruption trial, as a top judge dismissed his…

Don’t forget other crises amid Ukraine focus, UNHCR chief warns

BRUSSELS, May 20 (Reuters) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees warned on Friday that countries focused on helping Ukraine should not ignore crises elsewhere, which were likely to…

Mozambique polio case similar to Malawi case – Africa CDC

JOHANNESBURG, May 19 (Reuters) – A new case of wild polio found in Mozambique is very similar to a case previously reported in Malawi, the acting director of the Africa…

Formulation of the Broadcasting Services Amendment Bill begins

By Tafara Chikumira GOVERNMENT has reaffirmed its commitment towards creating a free operating environment for the media through harnessing a legislative framework which enables journalists to realise their full potential.…

Farmers welcome 30 percent forex retention on maize

By Tapiwa Machemedze FARMERS in Mashonaland Central have welcomed the 30 percent foreign currency incentive for maize deliveries to the Grain Marketing Board which was announced recently. Farmers who are…

Football fans condemn violence and hooliganism

By Sport Reporters FOOTBALL fans have called for hefty penalties to be imposed on hooligans after the big match featuring giants Highlanders and Dynamos was abandoned following crowd trouble at…