International – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:44:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg International – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 22 http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/taiwan-train-derailment-in-yilan-county-kills-at-least-22/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/taiwan-train-derailment-in-yilan-county-kills-at-least-22/#comments Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:37:41 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196274 Rescue operations are continuing into the night

At least 22 people have been killed and 170 injured in a passenger train derailment in north-east Taiwan.Railway authorities say they are investigating the accident, which happened in Yilan County at about 16:50 local time (08:50 GMT) on Sunday.

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WhatsApp could be set for an update to fix one of its most annoying problems http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/whatsapp-could-be-set-for-an-update-to-fix-one-of-its-most-annoying-problems/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/whatsapp-could-be-set-for-an-update-to-fix-one-of-its-most-annoying-problems/#respond Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:56:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196235 WhatsApp is the world's most popular messaging service and is used around the globe

WHATSAPP could be set for a radical update to fix one of the messaging client's most annoying problems.WhatsApp is the world's most popular messaging service and is used around the globe.

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Khashoggi’s murder: What do we tell the next generation? http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/khashoggis-murder-what-do-we-tell-the-next-generation/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/khashoggis-murder-what-do-we-tell-the-next-generation/#comments Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:40:38 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196228 n this image made from an October 18, 2018, video provided by Metafora Production, Eiad Alhaji, left, edits video in his studio as Jamal Khashoggi on a monitor speaks during an interview held in March 2018 at an undisclosed location. Picture: Metafora Production via AP

What do we tell the next generation about the death of Jamal Kashoggi? For all the columnists of international affairs that dare to speak truth to power, his brutal killing is beyond belief and a real concern to the fraternity of truth tellers. But it is the message it sends our children that is probably of greatest concern.

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Thailand eyes ‘dark-skinned people’ in controversial immigrant crackdown http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/thailand-eyes-dark-skinned-people-in-controversial-immigrant-crackdown/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/thailand-eyes-dark-skinned-people-in-controversial-immigrant-crackdown/#comments Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:32:14 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196224 Allegedly aimed at busting visa abusers and illegal migrants in Thailand, "X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner" has raised questions about racial profiling. Picture: Handout via Reuters

Allegedly aimed at busting visa abusers and illegal migrants, a Thai police operation called "X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner" has raised questions about racial profiling and fears for asylum-seekers caught in its web.

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Albinism is not a curse, say albinos at murdered girl’s funeral http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/albinism-is-not-a-curse-say-albinos-at-murdered-girls-funeral/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/albinism-is-not-a-curse-say-albinos-at-murdered-girls-funeral/#comments Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:23:46 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196221 People with albinism and other mourners listen to proceedings during the funeral of kidnapped and murdered albino girl Gabisile Shabane and Nkosikhona Ngwenya in Emalahleni in Mpumalanga. Picture: ANA/Balise Mabona

Two organisations fighting for the rights of people with albinism on Saturday appealed to members of the public to protect and treat albinos like any other people.

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Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/harrow-fire-woman-dies-in-suspected-gas-blast/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/harrow-fire-woman-dies-in-suspected-gas-blast/#comments Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:40:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196170 Those rescued were on the first floor of the property in Fulbeck Way, Harrow

A woman has died in a suspected gas explosion in north-west London.A first-floor flat was destroyed in the blast in Fulbeck Way, Harrow, just before 01:00 BST.

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Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump ‘not satisfied’ with Saudi account http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/jamal-khashoggi-death-trump-not-satisfied-with-saudi-account/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/jamal-khashoggi-death-trump-not-satisfied-with-saudi-account/#respond Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:28:13 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196168 Jamal Khashoggi and Prince Mohammed bin Salman

US President Donald Trump says he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/president-trump-to-pull-us-from-russia-missile-treaty/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/president-trump-to-pull-us-from-russia-missile-treaty/#respond Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:15:04 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196164 Russia denies building missiles that violate the accord

The US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, President Donald Trump has confirmed.Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said Russia had "violated" the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.

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Nigeria’s Kaduna state: 55 dead after row at market http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/nigerias-kaduna-state-55-dead-after-row-at-market/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/nigerias-kaduna-state-55-dead-after-row-at-market/#respond Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:07:04 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196160 Nigeria's northern Kaduna state

Sectarian violence sparked by a spat at a market has left 55 people dead in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

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Mohammed Dewji: Kidnapped billionaire ‘home safely’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/mohammed-dewji-kidnapped-billionaire-home-safely/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/mohammed-dewji-kidnapped-billionaire-home-safely/#respond Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:27:50 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196141 Financial magazine Forbes says Mohammed Dewji is worth $1.5bn (£980m)

Kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji has been released, 10 days after he was seized by armed men in the city of Dar Es Salaam."I have returned home safely," he said in a tweet from his company METL Group's account.

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Khashoggi crisis shines light on Saudi ties to Silicon Valley http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/khashoggi-crisis-shines-light-on-saudi-ties-to-silicon-valley/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/khashoggi-crisis-shines-light-on-saudi-ties-to-silicon-valley/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:02:03 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196110 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, who are directing billions of investments in US technology, are interviewed by is interviewed by US journalist Maria Bartiromo at a conference in Riyadh in 2017

The crisis surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and concerns that he may have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Turkey, has highlighted the role of the Middle East kingdom in the US economy, especially in Silicon Valley.

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Migrant crisis: Libya opposes EU plan for centres, says minister http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/migrant-crisis-libya-opposes-eu-plan-for-centres-says-minister/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/migrant-crisis-libya-opposes-eu-plan-for-centres-says-minister/#respond Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:44:47 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196101 Many of those who risk the journey across the Mediterranean have to be rescued

Libya's foreign minister says his country opposes a European Union plan to set up assessment centres for migrants outside the EU.

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Kenya’s ex-sports minister charged over Rio Olympics graft http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/kenyas-ex-sports-minister-charged-over-rio-olympics-graft/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/kenyas-ex-sports-minister-charged-over-rio-olympics-graft/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:31:19 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196084 Hassan Wario

Kenya’s ambassador to Austria Hassan Wario and two others have been charged over allegations of embezzling of funds during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Donald Trump: Saudi explanation of Khashoggi death credible, ‘important first step’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/donald-trump-saudi-explanation-of-khashoggi-death-credible-important-first-step/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/donald-trump-saudi-explanation-of-khashoggi-death-credible-important-first-step/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 04:03:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196055 FILE- In this Saturday, May 20, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman during a bilateral meeting, in Riyadh. Mohammed bin Salman was named crown prince in a sudden royal shake-up in Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, but that is just the latest wild card in days of head-spinning developments in the typically staid Gulf, including the unexpected cutting off of nominal ally Qatar from the powerful Gulf Cooperation Council and Iran firing a missile into Syria for the first time, targeting Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

US President Donald Trump said Friday he found Saudi Arabia's explanation about the death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi credible and termed it an "important first step."

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Burundi opposition MP accused of plot to kill president http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/burundi-opposition-mp-accused-of-plot-to-kill-president/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/burundi-opposition-mp-accused-of-plot-to-kill-president/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 03:46:47 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196052 Burundi has been locked in crisis since President Pierre Nkurunziza in April 2015 announced he would seek a controversial third term in office, sparking civil unrest

Burundi's public security ministry has accused a prominent opposition MP of planning the assassination of President Pierre Nkurunziza and other top officials, in an address on state television.

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