International – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:31:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg International – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Museveni: Uganda may reintroduce executions http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/museveni-uganda-may-reintroduce-executions/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/museveni-uganda-may-reintroduce-executions/#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:18:22 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164701 Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda could begin enforcing the death penalty again, President Yoweri Museveni has said, 13 years after the country's last execution.

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Cameroon jails wife in place of husband http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/cameroon-jails-wife-place-husband/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/cameroon-jails-wife-place-husband/#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:40:28 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164682 Delphine Dzelafen was released last month

A woman in Cameroon has told BBC Pidgin that she was jailed for three months instead of her husband when the military couldn't find him.

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Cape Town slashes water use amid drought http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/cape-town-slashes-water-use-amid-drought164652/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/cape-town-slashes-water-use-amid-drought164652/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:40:19 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164652

The South African city of Cape Town will slash residents' water allowance to 50 litres a day from next month amid fears that it could become the world's first major city to run out of water.The city had reached a "point of no return", Mayor Patricia de Lille said.

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‘Shaking’ Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/shaking-malaysia-airlines-flight-turns-back-australia/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/shaking-malaysia-airlines-flight-turns-back-australia/#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:30:25 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164651

A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to divert to central Australia after a technical issue left the aircraft "shuddering", passengers say.

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Syria ‘ready to down Turkish jets attacking Kurds Afrin’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/syria-ready-turkish-jets-attacking-kurds-afrin/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/syria-ready-turkish-jets-attacking-kurds-afrin/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:22:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164645

Syria has threatened to shoot down Turkish warplanes in its airspace, as Turkey prepares to carry out a possible assault on a Kurdish enclave. Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said any incursion into Afrin would be considered an act of aggression.

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US couple denies torturing children http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/us-couple-denies-torturing-children/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/us-couple-denies-torturing-children/#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:12:36 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164642 District Attorney Mike Hestrin said the couple chained their children as a form of punishment

The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, are facing charges of torture, abuse and false imprisonment.

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#HoerskoolOvervaal: ‘We received a very racist verdict from a racist judge’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/hoerskoolovervaal-received-racist-verdict-racist-judge/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/hoerskoolovervaal-received-racist-verdict-racist-judge/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:49:28 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164537

Racial tensions that flared up outside Hoërskool Overvaal, resulting in several protesters getting injured as they ducked rubber bullets, could boil over on Thursday morning.

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After ‘coolest monkey’ hoodie misstep, H&M hires diversity leader http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/coolest-monkey-hoodie-misstep-hm-hires-diversity-leader/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/coolest-monkey-hoodie-misstep-hm-hires-diversity-leader/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:41:20 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164529 Last week, photos of Liam Mango modelling a "coolest monkey in the jungle" hoodie went viral, with social media users accusing H&M of racism.

Swedish fashion retailer H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader following the outcry over its ad that showed a black child dressed in a hoodie with the words "coolest monkey in the jungle."

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#FikileMbalula’s major headache http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/fikilembalulas-major-headache/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/fikilembalulas-major-headache/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:54:34 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164533

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has ordered national police boss General Khehla Sitole to find controversial former crime intelligence divisional head Lieutenant-General Richard Mdluli’s replacement before the end of next month.

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‘Dlamini must account for alleged R500k paid to SABC for interview’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/dlamini-must-account-alleged-r500k-paid-sabc-interview/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/dlamini-must-account-alleged-r500k-paid-sabc-interview/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:39:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164496

The Democratic Alliance said it was "astounded" by allegations that the Department of Social Development (DSD) had paid the SABC half a million rand to do a "fluff" interview with Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

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YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/youtube-singer-chrissy-chambers-wins-revenge-porn-case/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/youtube-singer-chrissy-chambers-wins-revenge-porn-case/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:33:37 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164492

A US YouTube personality has been awarded damages from a British ex-boyfriend who posted videos of them having sex onto the internet. Chrissy Chambers became a leading "revenge porn" campaigner after she was alerted to the clips.

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Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/facebook-selfie-showing-murder-weapon-helps-convict-killer/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/facebook-selfie-showing-murder-weapon-helps-convict-killer/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:26:28 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164493

A Canadian woman has been convicted of killing her friend after police discovered the murder weapon used in a picture of the pair on social media.

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Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/guinea-healer-held-faking-hundreds-pregnancies/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/guinea-healer-held-faking-hundreds-pregnancies/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:13:40 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164483

Police in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnant.

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Merera Gudina, Ethiopia opposition leader, freed http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/merera-gudina-ethiopia-opposition-leader-freed/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/merera-gudina-ethiopia-opposition-leader-freed/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:06:02 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164484

Jailed Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina has been freed after more than a year in detention.The leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress was released on Wednesday morning and allowed to go home, where he was welcomed by thousands of people.

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Family of H&M child model moved house ‘for security’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/17/family-hm-child-model-moved-house-security/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/17/family-hm-child-model-moved-house-security/#comments Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:08:37 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164399 Last week, photos of Liam Mango modelling a "coolest monkey in the jungle" hoodie went viral, with social media users accusing H&M of racism.

The mother of the five-year-old H&M model caught up in a racism row has told the BBC her family has moved house in Sweden "for security reasons."

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