Tsai says China must ‘coexist’ with a democratic Taiwan

BEIJING must find a way to live peacefully alongside a democratic Taiwan that will never accept Chinese rule, President Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday in an inauguration speech that also celebrated…

Ethiopia’s poll has been pushed out by COVID-19. But there’s much more at play

THE decision by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to postpone the elections in Ethiopia has created a constitutional crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic is the context for this but not the cause. The…

MDC-A not a political party: Douglas Mwonzora

SENIOR opposition leader says the MDC Alliance is not a political party but an electoral pact which ceased to exist at the end of the 2018 harmonised elections. MDC-T Secretary-General…

WATCH: Sikhala says Mudzuri, Komichi, Mwonzora expelled

By ZBC Reporter THE opposition MDC Alliance has suspended participation in all parliamentary proceedings and announced the expulsion of three senior leaders. Acting national chairman Job Sikhala confirmed the development…

North Korea fires multiple suspected cruise missiles

NORTH Korea fired several suspected cruise missiles Tuesday towards the sea, according to the South’s military, with analysts saying Pyongyang was demonstrating the breadth of its arsenal. The “multiple projectiles”…

‘Coronavirus ceasefire’ in Yemen’s long conflict begins

THE Saudi-led coalition began a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen’s long war Thursday, saying it hoped the initiative to prevent coronavirus in the impoverished country would lead to a wider political…

Guineans heading to polls in historic constitution vote

VOTERS in the West African state Guinea were being called to the polls on Sunday for a bitterly-disputed referendum that critics say is a ploy by President Alpha Conde to…

Celebrating women in politics – Senator Monica Mutsvangwa

By Abigail Tembo As we continue to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history and development of their countries…

2020 American presidential campaigns go digital amid fears of coronavirus spread

THE coronavirus has disrupted  2020 United States presidential campaigns amid calls for social distancing to stop the pandemic’s spread. President Donald Trump and Democrats Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have…

Iraq names new PM as rockets hit base hosting foreign troops

IRAQ’s president Tuesday named ex-Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the new prime minister, tasked with ruling a country hit by street protests, military unrest and now the coronavirus pandemic.…