International – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:12:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg International – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Drunk BA pilot tried to fly Boeing with 300 passengers aboard http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/drunk-ba-pilot-tried-to-fly-boeing-with-300-passengers-aboard/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/21/drunk-ba-pilot-tried-to-fly-boeing-with-300-passengers-aboard/#comments Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:10:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175212 British Airways drunk pilot plane

A British Airways pilot has been accused of trying to fly a packed holiday jet while four times over the alcohol limit. Julian Monaghan, 49, was hauled out of the cockpit by armed police in dramatic scenes after cabin crew feared he was drunk.

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Swaziland king renames country ‘the Kingdom of eSwatini’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/20/swaziland-king-renames-country-the-kingdom-of-eswatini/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/20/swaziland-king-renames-country-the-kingdom-of-eswatini/#comments Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:06:20 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175158 King Mswati III

There are not many people in the world who are able to change the name of a nation. But King Mswati can - he is one of the world's few absolute monarchs.

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KZN farmer beaten to death after five-hour ordeal http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/kzn-farmer-beaten-to-death-after-five-hour-ordeal/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/kzn-farmer-beaten-to-death-after-five-hour-ordeal/#comments Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:23:05 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175082

A farmer has been killed at her home just outside of oThongathi, north of Durban on Thursday and her husband rushed to hospital after a five-hour ordeal with three knife-wielding robbers who held them hostage while they ransacked their home.

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CIA chief made secret trip to North Korea http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/cia-chief-made-secret-trip-to-north-korea/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/18/cia-chief-made-secret-trip-to-north-korea/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:21:06 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175042 CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un

CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US President Donald Trump has confirmed.

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ANC calls for restraint over #Winnie allegations http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/anc-calls-for-restraint-over-winnie-allegations/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/anc-calls-for-restraint-over-winnie-allegations/#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:50:07 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174970

The ANC has moved to block some of its senior leaders from setting the record straight as the debate over the legacy of late Struggle icon ­Winnie Madikizela-Mandela threatened to spiral out of control.

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Authorities raid Gupta compound, seize assets http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/authorities-raid-gupta-compound-seize-assets/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/authorities-raid-gupta-compound-seize-assets/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:34:05 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174938 Members of the Asset Forfeiture Unit, Sars, the Hawks and the SAPS implement a search-and-seizure high court order at the mansion of the Gupta brothers in Saxonwold. Picture: Matthews Baloyi/African News Agency (ANA)

Johannesburg - Luxury cars, two aircraft, a helicopter, farms and bank accounts are some of the controversial Guptas’ valuables, worth more than R250 million, that the Asset Forfeiture Unit is looking to impound.

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Father in court for throwing daughter off roof http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/father-in-court-for-throwing-daughter-off-roof/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/father-in-court-for-throwing-daughter-off-roof/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:16:51 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174930 A South African man has been charged in court with child abuse after throwing his one-year-old daughter from the roof of a shack last week. 

A South African man has been charged in court with child abuse after throwing his one-year-old daughter from the roof of a shack last week. 

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Somaliland poet jailed for Somalia reunification poetry http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/somaliland-poet-jailed-for-somalia-reunification-poetry/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/somaliland-poet-jailed-for-somalia-reunification-poetry/#comments Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:35:18 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174834

A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail. Nacima Qorane was found guilty of bringing the state into contempt by advocating for Somaliland to reunite with Somalia.

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Mali militants attack bases disguised as UN peacekeepers http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/mali-militants-attack-bases-disguised-as-un-peacekeepers/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/mali-militants-attack-bases-disguised-as-un-peacekeepers/#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:30:24 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174833

A rocket and car bomb attack on French and UN soldiers in Mali has left one person dead and many others injured.

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Chibok girls: Many abductees dead, says journalist http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/chibok-girls-many-abductees-dead-says-journalist/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/16/chibok-girls-many-abductees-dead-says-journalist/#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:22:41 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174830

A Nigerian journalist with links to the Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed only 15 out of the 112 missing Chibok girls are still alive.

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Winnie Mandela: Soweto send-off for anti-apartheid fighter http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/winnie-mandela-soweto-send-off-for-anti-apartheid-fighter/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/winnie-mandela-soweto-send-off-for-anti-apartheid-fighter/#respond Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:41:24 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174747 Winnie Mandela funeral

Large crowds gathered in South Africa for the funeral of the anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

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Syria air strikes: Action showed enough is enough – Boris Johnson http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/syria-air-strikes-action-showed-enough-is-enough-boris-johnson/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/15/syria-air-strikes-action-showed-enough-is-enough-boris-johnson/#respond Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:18:06 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174736 Boris Johnson and Vladimir Putin

Air strikes in Syria were about saying "enough is enough" over the use of chemical weapons, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said.

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#WinnieMandelaFuneral: We can learn from Winnie’s strength, says Zulu http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/14/winniemandelafuneral-we-can-learn-from-winnies-strength-says-zulu/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/14/winniemandelafuneral-we-can-learn-from-winnies-strength-says-zulu/#comments Sat, 14 Apr 2018 11:12:06 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174643

As South Africans gathered to bid a final farewell to struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, they were encouraged to draw lessons from the strength she displayed during the toughest of times.

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Salisbury poisoning: Russia ‘targeted’ Yulia Skripal email http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/14/salisbury-poisoning-russia-targeted-yulia-skripal-email/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/14/salisbury-poisoning-russia-targeted-yulia-skripal-email/#respond Sat, 14 Apr 2018 11:07:13 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174641

Russian intelligence agencies targeted poison victim Yulia Skripal's email account as early as 2013, the UK's national security adviser has said.

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Syria air strikes: US and allies attack ‘chemical weapons sites’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/14/syria-air-strikes-us-and-allies-attack-chemical-weapons-sites/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/14/syria-air-strikes-us-and-allies-attack-chemical-weapons-sites/#comments Sat, 14 Apr 2018 11:02:59 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174639

The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites.

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