Africa:Ever Wonder What Africa’s First Ladies Do?

Africa:Ever Wonder What Africa’s First Ladies Do?

Photo: Joseph Nyadzayo/The Herald First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa mingles with other first ladies at the Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS meeting at African Union Building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. US First Lady Melania Trump made the first official...
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China tight-lipped on Interpol chief Meng Hongwei’s disappearance

China tight-lipped on Interpol chief Meng Hongwei’s disappearance

The Chinese government has remained tight-lipped on the disappearance of International Criminal Political Investigation (Interpol) Chief Meng Hongwei on a trip to China. His disappearance was made public on Friday, when French authorities said they were openi...
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Cameroon opposition forms coalition in advance of polls

Cameroon opposition forms coalition in advance of polls

Two Cameroonian opposition parties have agreed to form a coalition in an effort to dislodge six-term President Paul Biya in Sunday’s presidential polls. The announcement on Friday confirms rumours of an opposition manoeuver to try to defeat 85-year-old B...
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Anushka Sharma on Tanushree Dutta row: Frightening to know details

Anushka Sharma on Tanushree Dutta row: Frightening to know details

Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan spoke about the ongoing Tanushree Dutta’s case Anushka Sharma. Picture Courtesy: Yogen Shah On Friday, at the success press conference of their latest release, Sui Dhaaga, lauded Tanushree Dutta’s courage for coming ...
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Uttar Pradesh aims at doubling farmers#39; income through modern farming techniques: minister

Uttar Pradesh aims at doubling farmers#39; income through modern farming techniques: minister

Uttar Pradesh Minister Surya Pratap Shahi said on October 6 the BJP government in the state aims to double farmers’ income by introducing technology and modern techniques of farming. For this, the Uttar Pradesh government will hold a three-day event...
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Paine names Finch, Head, Labuschagne for debuts

Paine names Finch, Head, Labuschagne for debuts

  shares Travis Head plays off the back foot © Getty Images Australia’s captain Tim Paine will go into his first Test since the fateful South Africa tour with three debutants, Aaron Finch, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne, in place...
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Some more steps likely to narrow CAD, says FM Arun Jaitley

Some more steps likely to narrow CAD, says FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on October 6 said there are some more steps on the anvil to narrow the current account deficit (CAD) and bolster forex inflows. The government has taken some steps and some more measures are likely to...
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Warne slams Ponting’s decision to bowl first at Edgbaston 2005

Warne slams Ponting’s decision to bowl first at Edgbaston 2005

2:00 AM ET Shane Warne has called Ricky Ponting‘s bowl first call upon winning the toss at Edgbaston in the legendary 2005 Ashes series “the worst decision made by a captain I played under”, while also revealing the team’s divisions...
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Head of Interpol Disappears, and Eyes Turn Toward China

Head of Interpol Disappears, and Eyes Turn Toward China

Unlike Interpol’s secretary general, Jürgen Stock, who directly oversees the group’s daily work of police cooperation and carries out any decisions it makes, Mr. Meng had a less hands-on and more ceremonial role. As president, Mr. Meng presides at meeting...
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Scientists condemn professor’s ‘morally reprehensible’ talk

Scientists condemn professor’s ‘morally reprehensible’ talk

Image copyright CERNImage caption Cern, home to the Large Hadron Collider, was quick to condemn the talk More than 1,600 scientists have so far signed a statement condemning the remarks of the Italian researcher who stated that physics was “built...
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