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November 2, 2017 3:29 AM A Year of Donald Trump: Key moments

Delivered on the steps of the Capitol, Trump's grim-toned inauguration speech depicted America as an economic basket case overrun by crime, street gangs and other blight, and attacked the politicians standing by him on the podium as pampered opportunists who prospered in government while everyday people missed out. Trump pledged to stop "this American 35

October 31, 2017 3:23 AM Global Voices Summit 2017: Countdown to Sri Lanka! · Global Voices

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines 9

October 30, 2017 3:31 PM Facebook delivers early blow to Mugabe, Zim govt

Popular American online social media and networking service, Facebook — has assured its Zimbabwean network users that it will not share their private communication with President Robert Mugabe’s government — even if there is such a request as at it takes their privacy seriously. The assurance comes as media groups, civic society and opposition parties 7

October 30, 2017 6:31 AM Why Mugabe has appointed a ‘Minister of WhatsApp’

A spoof government notice hit social media as soon as President Robert Mugabe announced he had set up a new ministry responsible for Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. Zimbabweans reacted with customary humour to the letter, which faked the signature and letterhead of the newly appointed cyber minister – Patrick Chinamasa – and instructed 10

October 30, 2017 4:02 AM Meet Zimbabwe's 'Minister of WhatsApp'

A spoof government notice hit social media as soon as President Robert Mugabe announced he had set up a new ministry responsible for Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. Zimbabweans reacted with customary humour to the letter, which faked the signature and letterhead of the newly appointed cyber minister - Patrick Chinamasa - and instructed 8

October 26, 2017 4:28 AM Five things to know about Iceland

Contrary to the dark goings-on in Nordic noir literature, Iceland is a tranquil North Atlantic island of 335,000 people, where police patrol unarmed and homicides are extremely rare. As a result, the brutal January 2017 murder of 20-year-old Birna Brjansdottir shook Iceland. A Greenlandic sailor was convicted of strangling the young woman and throwing 12

October 20, 2017 5:06 AM Chiloba bows to pressure, takes a three-week break from IEBC

Embattled elections boss Ezra Chiloba is to take a three-week break and will be away during Thursday’s repeat presidential election. According to sources close to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Mr Chiloba took a “personal decision to be away in order to build confidence in stakeholders” who had complained about commission officials 8

October 19, 2017 10:50 AM More set to benefit as Oman changes tourism visa rules for another 25 countries

DUBAI: People from a further 25 countries can now travel to Oman on a non-sponsored e-visa, the Royal Oman Police have confirmed in a statement. The applicants must be resident in the US, Canada, Australia or UK – or making use of the Schengen Agreement. In a statement the Royal Oman Police confirmed the rule changes would benefit citizens of: Azerbaijan 4

October 17, 2017 7:22 AM Divorced for having a small member at wedding night: Nine ridiculous excuses by lovers

Some individuals, especially men, in unhappy relationships and marriages find it extremely difficult to break up or divorce. And even if they have the guts to do so, how they go about it is plain ridiculous. In most cases, partners unable to terminate their unions amicably either start to play ‘hide and seek’, abscond from responsibilities, ration or deny each other 2

October 16, 2017 1:59 PM Tunisia top Fifa Africa rankings

Impressive World Cup qualifying form has lifted Tunisia back to the top of the Fifa Africa monthly rankings after 15 years. The "Carthage Eagles" last occupied first place in January 2002, having risen to the top six months earlier. Tunisia are on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after defeating and drawing with the Democratic 6