Fighting hampering aid delivery to Ethiopia’s Tigray: UN

THE United Nations has said that ongoing fighting “in many parts” of Ethiopia’s Tigray is complicating efforts to deliver humanitarian aid despite a deal granting the UN access to territory…

China hits out at US over new visa restrictions

By Associated Press BEIJING: China has accused critics in the U.S. government of “an escalation of political suppression” against Beijing following new visa restrictions on members of China’s ruling Communist…

COVID-19: US hits record Covid cases and hospitalisations

Record-high Covid infections and hospitalisations have been reported in the US, with fears they will not slow in the run-up to Christmas. The number of people in hospital passed 100,000…

New trade agreements to strengthen ties between Zimbabwe, UK

By ZBC Reporter BRITISH Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Her Excellency Melanie Robinson has paid a courtesy call on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, Retired Lieutenant General, Dr Sibusiso Moyo. Speaking…

The UN removes cannabis from a list of the most dangerous substances

A United Nations commission has voted to remove cannabis from a list that categorized it as one of the most dangerous drugs a move that recognizes the plant as having…

Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK

BBC News- The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination. Britain’s medicines regulator, the MHRA, says…

Climate change: 2020 set to be one of the three warmest years on record

By BBC News The Earth continued to endure a period of significant heating in 2020 according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Its provisional assessment suggests this year will be…

Interpol warns that COVID-19 vaccines could be targeted by criminals

PARIS (Reuters) – The Interpol global police co-ordination agency warned on Wednesday that organised criminal networks could be targeting COVID-19 vaccines and could look to sell fake shots. Interpol, which…

UN: Food has run out for nearly 100,000 refugees in Ethiopia

By Associated Press NAIROBI: The United Nations says food has now run out for the nearly 100,000 refugees from Eritrea who have been sheltering in camps in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray…

Trump files lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election results

By Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Wisconsin seeking to disqualify hundreds of thousands of ballots in a longshot attempt to overturn…