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SCIENTISTS DETECT CANCER GROWTHS THROUGH SPACE

15 May 2019
SCIENTISTS DETECT CANCER GROWTHS THROUGH SPACE

  Scientists in London are using a combination of Artificial intelligence and space technology to detect bowel cancer in its earliest stages. They say it can catch cancerous growths - known as polyps - from a live video of a colonoscopy. Its cr...

U.S. TRADE POLICY IS UNWISE: ANALYST

15 May 2019
U.S. TRADE POLICY IS UNWISE: ANALYST

  World-renowned American economist, Jeffrey Sachs has condemned current U.S. trade policy as a mistake and the Trump administration’s unilateral actions are unwise. Sachs who is also a professor at Columbia University, said that the unil...

U.N. CALLS ON MYANMAR TO GRANT AID ACCESS TO REFUGEES

15 May 2019
U.N. CALLS ON MYANMAR TO GRANT AID ACCESS TO REFUGEES

  The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Ursulla Mueller has called on Myanmar to open up the borders of Rakhine State to enable aid access. Close to 750 000 Rohingya refugees live in refugee camps in Bang...

UN PLEDGES SOLIDARITY WITH PACIFIC IN FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

15 May 2019
UN PLEDGES SOLIDARITY WITH PACIFIC IN FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

  United Nations Secretary General, Antonnio Guterres has pledged solidarity with the nations of the Pacific region in their fight against climate change. Guterres urged the international community to show more solidarity with the people of the...

SUDAN’S MILITARY TO INVESTIGATE TARGETING OF PROTESTERS

15 May 2019
SUDAN’S MILITARY TO INVESTIGATE TARGETING OF PROTESTERS

  Sudan’s Transitional Military Council has formed a joint committee with the opposition alliance, the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces to investigate the targeting of protesters during a demonstration on Monday. Gunfire rang out...

SUDAN’S MILITARY TO INVESTIGATE TARGETING OF PROTESTERS

15 May 2019
SUDAN’S MILITARY TO INVESTIGATE TARGETING OF PROTESTERS

  Sudan’s Transitional Military Council has formed a joint committee with the opposition alliance, the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces to investigate the targeting of protesters during a demonstration on Monday. Gunfire rang out...

SUDAN’S MILITARY TO INVESTIGATE TARGETING OF PROTESTERS

15 May 2019
SUDAN’S MILITARY TO INVESTIGATE TARGETING OF PROTESTERS

  Sudan’s Transitional Military Council has formed a joint committee with the opposition alliance, the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces to investigate the targeting of protesters during a demonstration on Monday. Gunfire rang out...

SA’S 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION PLANNING BEGINS

15 May 2019
SA’S 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION PLANNING BEGINS

  South Africa’s Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution met yesterday for their first induction process in Pretoria. Aiming to position South Africa as a competitive global competitive player, the 30 member commission...

Zikalala rejects social media clips - claims he was unaware of Gumede’s arrest

15 May 2019
Zikalala rejects social media clips - claims he was unaware of Gumede’s arrest

  KwaZulu Natal premier-elect who is also the MEC for Economic development, Tourism and environmental affairs in the Province, Sihle Zikalala has rejected and dismissed an attempt aimed at creating the impression that he knew about the arr...

U.S. SOY BEAN FARMERS WANT TRADE DISPUTE RESOLVED

09 May 2019
U.S. SOY BEAN FARMERS WANT TRADE DISPUTE RESOLVED

  The American Soybean Association (ASA) has urged Washington to hold off additional tariffs on Chinese imports, and quickly conclude negotiations with China.  The ASA described the threat by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administrat...

DEVASTATION AFTER KABUL BLAST

09 May 2019
DEVASTATION AFTER KABUL BLAST

  Afghanistan's security forces are still guarding the scene of Wednesday’s blast that killed four civilians and wounded dozens more in Kabul. According to reports the blast targeted the non-profit Counter International in Kabul, destroyi...

EXPERTS TO RAMP UP EBOLA VACCINE IN CONGO

09 May 2019
EXPERTS TO RAMP UP EBOLA VACCINE IN CONGO

  The deadly ebola Virus is spreading in the DRC despite the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) efforts. WHO continues to fight against time to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Sporadic violence and community mistrust is com...

1,700 YOUNG PALESTINIANS FACE AMPUTATIONS IF U.N. DOESN’T GET $20 MILLION FUNDING

09 May 2019
1,700 YOUNG PALESTINIANS FACE AMPUTATIONS IF U.N. DOESN’T GET $20 MILLION FUNDING

  The United Nations says there are 1700 Palestinians who need very complicated operations after being shot in their lower limbs. The procedures could take up to two years but also require up to 20 million dollars which the UN says they do not...

COUNTING OF BALLOTS UNDERWAY IN SOUTH AFRICA

09 May 2019
COUNTING OF BALLOTS UNDERWAY IN SOUTH AFRICA

  Vote counting is underway in one of the most hotly-contested democratic elections. The ANC seemed destined to retain its majority hold on the National Assembly after voting tallies at about 30 percent of voting districts in the country w...

CHINA SAYS ADDING TARIFFS WON'T RESOLVE PROBLEMS IN TRADE DISPUTE WITH THE US

07 May 2019
CHINA SAYS ADDING TARIFFS WON'T RESOLVE PROBLEMS IN TRADE DISPUTE WITH THE US

  China says additional tariffs will not resolve any problems in the ongoing bilateral trade dispute between China and the United States, China's foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told reporters today. After efforts to reach a deal to e...

ISRAEL MUST BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR CONFLICT IN GAZA-PLO

07 May 2019
ISRAEL MUST BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR CONFLICT IN GAZA-PLO

  Veteran politician, and Executive Member of the PLO, Hanan Ashrawi says Israel should be held accountable for the frequent conflicts in Gaza city and must stop occupying Palestinian territories. The people of Gaza live under an Israeli blocka...

UN URGES DE-ESCALATION IN ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

07 May 2019
UN URGES DE-ESCALATION IN ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

  The United Nations Secretary General, Antonnio Guterres has urged both Palestinians and Israelis to de-escalate the latest violence in and around Gaza following violent confrontations over the weekend. U.N. Spokesman, Stephane Dujarric told t...

MYANMAR JOURNALISTS HAVE BEEN RELEASED

07 May 2019
MYANMAR JOURNALISTS HAVE BEEN RELEASED

  Two journalists, Wa Lone and Soe Oo who spent more than 500 DAYS after being convicted of  breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act walked out of jail yesterday. Their names were on a list of prisoners to be pardoned. The two were c...

IFP hopes to make change

07 May 2019
IFP hopes to make change

  President of the Inkatha Freedom Party, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi told thousands that attended the IFP rally in Ulundi on Sunday that the party has done enough of campaigning for the upcoming general elections.Ulundi is Buthelezi’s ho...

SPECIAL VOTING UNDERWAY IN SOUTH AFRICA

07 May 2019
SPECIAL VOTING UNDERWAY IN SOUTH AFRICA

  At least 770,000 voters applied for special votes ahead of general election day tomorrow. The special vote allows a registered voter, unable to vote at their voting station on Election Day to vote ahead of the main polls. At the city hall in...

It’s all systems go for the 2019 general elections

07 May 2019
It’s all systems go for the 2019 general elections

  The KwaZulu Natal IEC provincial office says it is all systems go for the 2019 South African general elections. On Monday, South Africa wrapped up its first day of special votes and those who could not vote yesterday can still vote today. In...

UGANDAN POLITICIAN BOBI WINE ARRESTED AGAIN

25 April 2019
UGANDAN POLITICIAN BOBI WINE ARRESTED AGAIN

  Pop star turned presidential hopeful Bobi Wine says he is under house arrest in Uganda. It follows claims he was tortured last year. Here’s more about the tension which Wine has been faced with

LIBYAN OFFICIALS VOICE CONCERN OVER DETENTION SPACE

25 April 2019
LIBYAN OFFICIALS VOICE CONCERN OVER DETENTION SPACE

  Libyan officials running a migrant detention centre in the eastern town of Tajoura have announced that there was not enough supplies for the hundreds of migrants taking refuge there. The announcement came after Italy's government urged the Eu...

MEDICAL DRONE DELIVERY LAUNCHES IN GHANA

25 April 2019
MEDICAL DRONE DELIVERY LAUNCHES IN GHANA

  The world's largest medical drone delivery service has been launched across Ghana. It will be providing vaccines and treatments to some of the country's most isolated areas, without the need for a pilot. Here’s more about how the m...

U.N. CHIEF HAILS BRI “VERY IMPORTANT OPPORTUNITY”

25 April 2019
U.N. CHIEF HAILS BRI “VERY IMPORTANT OPPORTUNITY”

  U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL, Antonnio Guterres has hailed China’s proposed Belt and Road Initiative as a “very important opportunity” to the world, saying it would help the world establish fairness in trade . Guterres emphasised...

TRADE PROTECTIONISM COMES UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE (BRI)

25 April 2019
TRADE PROTECTIONISM COMES UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE (BRI)

  International organisations meeting in Dubai, have reiterated the importance of China’s proposed Belt and Road Initiative to global challenges that are hindered by rising protectionism and unilateralism. UNCTAD’s Secretary General...

SUDAN’S MILITARY AND OPPOSITION FORMS A COMMITTEE TO RESOLVE DISAGREEMENTS

25 April 2019
SUDAN’S MILITARY AND OPPOSITION FORMS A COMMITTEE TO RESOLVE DISAGREEMENTS

  As tensions rise over how long it will take to move to civilian rule after the overthrow of autocrat Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s opposition and ruling Transitional Military Council agreed late yesterday to form a committee to resolve their...

MORE BODIES RECOVERED AFTER DEADLY FLOODS IN KZN

25 April 2019
MORE BODIES RECOVERED AFTER DEADLY FLOODS IN KZN

  The death toll as a result of heavy rains and flooding this week in KwaZulu-Natal has risen to 70. The latest number of fatalities was reported this morning  by KZN’s acting Premier Sihle Zikalala. However, the number is expected t...

ANOTHER EXPLOSION WENT OFF IN SRI LANKA

23 April 2019
ANOTHER EXPLOSION WENT OFF IN SRI LANKA

Another explosion went off yesterday in Sri Lanka - a day after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels killing 290 people and wounding about 500. The recent bomb exploded in a van when bomb squad officials were trying to defuse it. Footage her...

SRI LANKA MOURNS CHURCH VICTIMS

23 April 2019
SRI LANKA MOURNS CHURCH VICTIMS

A memorial service was held today at one of the churches in Sri Lanka targeted by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday  . The country marked a National Day of mourning for the 100 people who were killed in the St Sebastian church in Ne-gom-bo. &nbs...

 

Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has condemned the Mosque attack and called the Australian born citizen an extremist, right-wing, violent terrorist. Morrison passed on  “sincere prayers and thoughts for those New Zealanders of Islamic faith today who have been the subject of this vicious and callous, right-wing extremist attack." Watch Itv News at 8pm and 10pm as we bring more on this developing story.

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