WASHINGTON – Donald Trump sexually abused magazine writer E Jean Carroll in the 1990s and then defamed her by branding her a liar, jurors decided on Tuesday, dealing the former US president a legal setback as he campaigns to retake office in 2024. The nine-member jury in Manhattan federal court awarded about $5 million in […]

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema was yesterday among several world leaders who attended and witnessed the coronation of King Charles III in Britain’s biggest ceremonial event. The coronation, which for seven decades, has been a sumptuous display of pageantry, dating back 1, 000 years, has attracted global leaders including Zambia’s President Hichilema who is currently in Westminster […]

NEWCASTLE United humiliated Tottenham Hotspur with five goals in 21 stunning first-half minutes as they ran out easy winners at St James’ Park. Jacob Murphy and Alexander Isak each scored twice and Joelinton added another as Newcastle scythed through a fragile visiting defence lacking confidence from last week’s defeat against Bournemouth. Harry Kane pulled one […]

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has announced the immediate allocation of close to $3.4m (£2.8m) for reconstruction in the aftermath of Cyclone Freddy. The cyclone made landfall over the weekend for the second time in a month and the country has received more than a year’s worth of rainfall in the past four weeks.

One week after multi-award winning hitmaker Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes was gunned down in Durban, police have revealed that they are working on several leads in their investigation into his murder.

Fuel prices in Cameroon will rise by about 15% from Wednesday after the government agreed to pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut fuel subsidies.

Brazil has taken a turn to the left as former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva beat far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential election. 

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has announced he will step down after protesters stormed his official residence and set the prime minister’s house on fire.

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled his official residence on Saturday shortly before protesters, angered by an unprecedented economic crisis, stormed and overran the compound.

The Rwandan leader, Paul Kagame, says he will stand for president again at the next election in 2024. 

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