Jay Z admits to cheating on Beyoncé

There has always been talk that Jay-Z has cheated on Beyoncé‚ but both have ignored the speculation and never spoken out about it. While...

Zimbabwe warned from distancing itself from AU and SADC

As Zimbabwe prepares for political transformation‚ it should be wary not to isolate itself‚ Zimbabwean activist and leader of the #SheVotes campaign Maureen Kademaunga...

Supporters comfort Chatunga Mugabe after dad’s political exit

Robert Mugabe’s son‚ Chatunga Bellarmine Mugabe‚ is undoubtedly licking his wounds on Wednesday after his father stepped down as president on Tuesday. Until the very...

Mnangagwa tells Mugabe to go

Zimbabwe’s former vice-president‚ Emmerson Mnangagwa‚ on Tuesday morning rejected overtures from his former boss‚ President Robert Mugabe‚ to hold a meeting with him in...

Mugabe makes first public appearance since army takeover Harare

President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony on Friday, making his first public appearance since military generals took control of Zimbabwe earlier this...

WATCH: SA opposition parties urge Mugabe to resign and make way...

South African opposition political parties have called on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to resign to make way for a smooth transition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yLTqw7jJJU In statements issued...

WATCH: ‘Everything happening in Zimbabwe is very confusing’ say fearful Harare...

A Harare resident says tensions are high in the Zimbabwean capital as people wonder what will happen next. “Everything happening in Zimbabwe is very confusing....

South Africa downplays Zimbabwe instability‚ says citizens can travel across border

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation says South Africans planning to visit Zimbabwe on Wednesday should continue with their plans despite fears of...

Gunman storms small-town Texas church, killing at least 26

A gunman with an assault rifle stormed a church in rural Texas on Sunday, killing at least 26 worshippers and wounding 20 others in...

21 schoolchildren among nearly 250 dead in powerful Mexico quake

At least 248 people were killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that...

Hurricane Irma makes Capetonian eat his words

As a South African‚ Greg Badenhorst is accustomed to reports about violence but he had never experienced anything like the wrath of Mother Nature. The...

Three killed in protests against disputed Kenya vote

Three people, including a child, have been shot dead in Kenya in opposition protests which raged overnight into Saturday after the hotly disputed election...

Police gain upper hand after Hamburg’s day of G20 clashes

Police gained the upper hand in Hamburg early on Saturday morning after a day of running clashes with anti-capitalist protesters seeking to disrupt the...

Amnesty International call for release of #Thisflag pastor

Amnesty International has called for the release of detained Zimbabwean #Thisflag activist Pastor Evan Mawarire. Mawarire was arrested on Monday at the University of Zimbabwe...

One dead as van rams pedestrians near London mosque

A van ploughed into a crowd of Muslims near a London mosque early on Monday, leaving one person dead and injuring 10 others in...

Manchester attacker was known to security services: Minister

Salman Abedi, the suspected bomber behind the Manchester pop concert attack, had been on the radar of security services, interior minister Amber Rudd confirmed...

Britain raises terror threat level after concert carnage

Britain prepared to deploy soldiers at key sites on Wednesday, having raised its terror threat level to maximum after a suicide bomber massacred 22...

Maimane lays criminal charges over Sudan’s Al-Bashir

Mmusi Maimane‚ leader of the Democratic Alliance‚ on Friday laid criminal charges at the Cape Town Central Police Station against several members of Cabinet‚...

Trump denies talk of Russian connection as ‘non-sense’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed talk of a Russian connection as “non-sense,” two days after the resignation of his national security adviser Michael...

Trump’s policies only a problem to SA if they threaten multilateral...

African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe said US President Donald Trump’s changes in policies should only be a cause for concern if...

Marches in SA to protest Trump’s inauguration

South Africans have planned a number of demonstrations in solidarity with protests in the United States to mark the the inauguration of US President...

Avalanche hits Italian hotel, many feared dead under snow

A huge avalanche ploughed into a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rattled the area, and up to...

Five timeless inauguration milestones that spoke of freedom and equality –...

As Donald Trump prepares for his inauguration as president of the US‚ Republicans have hope in their hearts that his hands will massage all...

Obama says ‘yes we did’ in farewell address

President Barack Obama addressed America and the world for the final time as president Tuesday, in a speech that was both a tearful goodbye...

Dozens killed in Mozambique truck blast

At least 73 people were killed and scores more injured when an oil tank truck burst into flames in a village in western Mozambique...

Trump sets off storm with refusal to accept US poll result

Donald Trump sailed into another political tempest Thursday after threatening not to recognize the outcome of the US presidential election in a final debate...

WATCH: Trump vs Clinton- He calls her a devil, she says...

A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday said Hillary Clinton would go to jail if he were president and attacked her husband for his treatment...

State of ANC stranger than fiction in final lap to polls

Republicans have named Donald Trump as their official nominee for the American presidency. Trump is not a typical presidential candidate for America, the oldest democracy in...

Who said it best? Melania Trump or Michelle Obama

Aspiring first lady Melania Trump found herself caught in an embarrassing plagiarism controversy Tuesday after a prime-time defense of her husband that appeared to...

Total of 1,563 military personnel arrested after Turkish coup attempt: official

Turkish authorities have detained 1,563 military personnel across the country after a coup attempt overnight by a faction of the military, an official told...

Condolences and prayers pour in after Bastille Day attack

Celebrities‚ politicians and thousands of social media users have shown their support for France after more than 80 people were killed while celebrating Bastille...

Death toll in Nice ‘terror’ attack rises to 84

A gunman smashed a truck into a crowd of revellers celebrating Bastille Day in the French resort of Nice, killing at least 84 people...

Terror suspects get bail

The brother and sister arrested by police over a suspected terror plot have been granted bail. Ibrahim and Fatima Patel were each granted R5‚000 bail...

Notable terror events in democratic SA

By Tiso Black Star Group DIGITAL The arrest of four people suspected of being allegedly involved in terrorism activities at the weekend is the latest...

‘South Africa has significantly worsened in 10 years’ – Fragile States...

South Africa’s weakening economy and surging public dissatisfaction has placed it on a “warning” in the latest Fragile States Index. Released by the Fund for...

Suspected Islamic State suicide bombers kill 36 at Istanbul airport

By REUTERS Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150...

Let’s Trump the US with a gender aware election

The widely publicised American presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump causes me to question the lucidity of the voter pool. The controversial, misogynist...

UN refugee agency thanks SA for being leader on giving rights...

The United Nations refugee agency has thanked South Africa for being a leader on the continent when it comes to giving refugees rights. “Unlike in...

At least 53 wounded at “Pulse” club in Orlando

A gunman killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday in the worst mass shooting in US history which...

Clinton on verge of nomination

With the Democratic presidential nomination effectively wrapped up, Hillary Clinton’s campaign still urged supporters to vote in yesterday’s nominating contests and bring a definitive...

Clinton must fight ‘Hillary fatigue’

Hillary Clinton rallied with a few hundred supporters on Saturday in California farm town Oxnard. But the real party occurred in nearby Los Angeles, where...

Trump on Indiana scalping raid

Donald Trump hit out hard at Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz on Sunday, sounding unapologetic two days before a key primary in Indiana he...

Cruz, Sanders take Wisconsin

Texas Senator Ted Cruz scored a commanding victory over Donald Trump in Wisconsin’s presidential primary on Tuesday, putting the Republican frontrunner on notice that...

Greece readies for EU-Turkey migrant returns

Greek and EU authorities yesterday fine-tuned an operation to expel to Turkey hundreds of migrants denied asylum in a landmark deal slammed by rights groups. Officials...

Korea threat under spotlight

North Korea fired another short-range missile off its east coast yesterday, South Korean officials said, as global leaders met in Washington to discuss the...

Russia’s removal of troops from Syria ‘positive move’

Russia began withdrawing its forces from Syria yesterday, a move hailed as a potentially “positive step” for a new round of UN-backed peace talks...

Woman Kurd rebel dies in blast

A female member of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) was one of two suspected perpetrators of a car bombing that killed 37 people...

Violence mars US Republican rallies

Secret Service officers rushed on stage to protect US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump during a disturbance at a rally, a day after rowdy...

Sanders and Cruz register key victories

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton remained the frontrunners in the 2016 quest for the White House, but Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders scored...

Tempers flare in GOP debate

Chief rivals to US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump assailed him for shifting positions at a debate, but said in the end they would...