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Families bury loved ones following Nigerian school building collapse

Families in Busa Buji community in Nigerias north-central Plateau state started burying children killed in a school building collapse on Sunday. Twenty-two people were killed after the The Saints Academy school building collapsed last Fr
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15 Jul 2024

Kgothatso Montjane praised for Wimbledon doubles win

Limpopo Premier Dr Phophi Ramathuba has congratulated Kgothatso Montjane for winning the 2024 Wimbledon doubles. Montjane and Japanese Yui Kamiji beat Dutch duo, Diede de Groot and Jiske Griffoen, in London yesterday. Ramathuba
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15 Jul 2024

Rwandans vote in election expected to extend Kagames rule

Voters in Rwanda lined up at polling stations today to elect their next President, with 66-year-old incumbent Paul Kagame, who has ruled the central African country for nearly a quarter of a century, expected to cruise to victory. Kagame
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15 Jul 2024

Samson, Kumar help India to 42-run win over Zimbabwe

Middle-order batter Sanju Samson struck a brisk 58 from 45 balls and seamer Mukesh Kumar took 4-22 as India defeated Zimbabwe by 42 runs at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday to complete a 4-1 victory in their five-game T20 International series. </
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14 Jul 2024

Dominant Alcaraz blows away Djokovic to retain Wimbledon title

Spains Carlos Alcaraz produced an utterly ruthless performance to dismantle Serbias Novak Djokovic 6-2 6-2 7-6(4) in a rematch of last years Wimbledon final to successfully defend his title on Sunday. Alcaraz now has four Grand Slam trop
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14 Jul 2024

Montjane, Kamiji win Wimbledon wheelchair doubles title

South Africas Kgothatso Montjane and her doubles partner Yui Kamiji of Japan have won the wheelchair doubles title at Wimbledon in London. The top seeded pair beat second seeds Jiske Griffioen and Diede de Groot of the Netherlands 6-4, 6
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14 Jul 2024

Argentina face Colombia in quest to make Copa America history

<Reading Time: 2 minutes Argentina will be battling for a record-breaking 16th Copa America title when they face Colombia in Florida on Sunday, where a victory would boost the defending champions past Uruguay as the most successful team in the tourna
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14 Jul 2024

Voting for Rwandans in diaspora under way

Rwandans in South Africa, Madagascar, Lesotho, Namibia, and Mauritius, are ready to cast their vote for the 2024 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections. Rwandans in the diaspora are voting on Sunday, while elections will be conducted i
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14 Jul 2024

UN mission to Libya calls for release of detained journalist

<Reading Time: minute The United Nations mission in Libya (UNSMIL) called on Saturday for the immediate release of a journalist detained in Tripoli two days ago, adding all media workers should be kept safe. UNSMIL said it was concerned by the arbitr
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14 Jul 2024