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…

African governments to challenge ban on ivory trade

By Mhlomuli Ncube AFRICAN countries that were represented at the African elephant Summit in Hwange have taken a position to challenge the ban on ivory trade at the CITES meeting…

‘Africa must look inwards for solutions’

By Justin Mahlahla AFRICA will only grow stronger with increased collaboration and home-grown solutions to the continent’s challenges. This came out during ZBC News’ Online programme “Inside Out”, where Tanzanian…

African actors, actresses put continent on world map

By Colette Musanyera THE African soil is blessed with various creatives, who keep film enthusiasts glued to their screens, owing to their flawless acting abilities. As we continue to celebrate…

SA murder suspect hands self to Chikwalakwala border security

By Innocent Nxumalo A suspected South African fugitive has been arrested after fleeing mob justice for allegedly killing two people in the neighbouring country.   It is unusual for a…

Senegal president says 11 newborn babies die in fire at regional hospital

REUTERS – DAKAR- Senegal’s President Macky Sall said on Wednesday that 11 new-born babies died in a fire at the neonatal section of a regional hospital in the town of…

There should be unity in cultural diversity: Cde Mohadi

By Providence Maraneli AS Zimbabwe joins the rest of the continent in commemorating Africa Day, ZANU PF Vice President and Second Secretary, Cde Kembo Mohadi has urged Africans to unite…

Turkey-Africa media summit kicks off

From Adelaide Chikunguru in Istanbul, Turkey The two-day Turkey-Africa Media Summit kicked off today in Istanbul, with Turkey reaffirming its commitment to strengthening cooperation with Africa in the media and…

Africa Day: Reflections on the Past and Future Freedoms

By Hon. Monica MutsvangwaMinister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services In 1963 on this day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the African liberation doyens adopted the lifelong resolution which gave birth…