International – Nehanda Radio https://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:59:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.1 https://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg International – Nehanda Radio https://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Jacob Zuma told to pay for his own defence https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/jacob-zuma-told-to-pay-for-his-own-defence/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/jacob-zuma-told-to-pay-for-his-own-defence/#respond Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:25:00 +0000 https://nehandaradio.com/?p=202793 The state attorney was also directed to compile a full and complete accounting of all legal costs that were incurred by Zuma in his personal capacity in the criminal prosecution instituted against him and all related or ancillary litigation.

Jacob Zuma will have to pay for his own defence costs incurred in his personal capacity in criminal prosecution cases instituted against him.

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British students raped at gunpoint on Ghana trip https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/british-students-raped-at-gunpoint-on-ghana-trip/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/british-students-raped-at-gunpoint-on-ghana-trip/#comments Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:19:20 +0000 https://nehandaradio.com/?p=202801 Hundreds of corrugated iron roofed huts can be seen lining the shore in the heart of Accra, Ghana; the schoolgirls and their teacher were flown home from the city after the attack

Authorities in Ghana are investigating the sexual assault of four British girls and their teacher at gunpoint.

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Somali militant commander-turned-politician arrested https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/somali-militant-commander-turned-politician-arrested/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/somali-militant-commander-turned-politician-arrested/#comments Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:14:41 +0000 https://nehandaradio.com/?p=202797 Mukhtar Robow, who trained in Afghanistan, defected from al-Shabab last year

Security forces in Somalia have arrested a former al-Shabab commander who is set to contest in regional elections, reports from the country say.

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DR Congo fire: 8,000 voting machines destroyed https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/dr-congo-fire-8000-voting-machines-destroyed/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/dr-congo-fire-8000-voting-machines-destroyed/#comments Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:08:09 +0000 https://nehandaradio.com/?p=202794 A photo released by the election commission shows vehicles damaged by the fire

At least 8,000 electronic voting machines are known to have been destroyed in the fire overnight at a depot in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Brexit: EU says no to May on renegotiating deal https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/brexit-eu-says-no-to-may-on-renegotiating-deal/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/brexit-eu-says-no-to-may-on-renegotiating-deal/#respond Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:02:45 +0000 https://nehandaradio.com/?p=202788

European Union leaders have said the Brexit withdrawal agreement is "not open for renegotiation", despite appeals from Theresa May.

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Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Chekatt shot dead https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/strasbourg-christmas-market-attacker-chekatt-shot-dead/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/strasbourg-christmas-market-attacker-chekatt-shot-dead/#respond Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:57:09 +0000 https://nehandaradio.com/?p=202785 French special forces secure the area where Chekatt was shot

French police have shot dead the man who attacked Strasbourg's Christmas market on Tuesday, the interior minister has said.

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Former Angolan minister found dead in Maputo hotel under unclear circumstances https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/former-angolan-minister-found-dead-in-maputo-hotel-under-unclear-circumstances/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/14/former-angolan-minister-found-dead-in-maputo-hotel-under-unclear-circumstances/#comments Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:47:14 +0000 https://nehandaradio.com/?p=202774 Adão Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento was Minister of Higher Education from 2012 to 2017

Angola has confirmed the death of its former minister of higher education, Adão Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento, in a hotel room in the Mozambican capital, Maputo.

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Burundi denies running secret torture houses https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/burundi-denies-running-secret-torture-houses/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/burundi-denies-running-secret-torture-houses/#comments Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:37:36 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202707 Burundian police hold suspects after discovering an alleged ammunition cache near Bujumbura, December 9, 2015. © 2015 Reuters / Jean Pierre Aimé Harerimana

Burundi's authorities have dismissed a BBC investigation into alleged secret torture sites as "fake news".

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Central African football official Ngaïssona faces war crimes trial https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/central-african-football-official-ngaissona-faces-war-crimes-trial/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/central-african-football-official-ngaissona-faces-war-crimes-trial/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:33:07 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202705 Patrice Edouard Ngaissona described himself as the political co-ordinator of the anti-Balaka

French authorities have arrested a senior football official on suspicion of committing war crimes in the Central African Republic (CAR).

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Congo police fire live rounds to disperse opposition candidate supporters https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/congo-police-fire-live-rounds-to-disperse-opposition-candidate-supporters/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/congo-police-fire-live-rounds-to-disperse-opposition-candidate-supporters/#comments Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:43:36 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202655 Opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo fired teargas and live bullets for a second day on Wednesday to disperse supporters of opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu, killing at least one person, local activists said.

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Theresa May survives confidence vote https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/theresa-may-survives-confidence-vote/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/13/theresa-may-survives-confidence-vote/#comments Thu, 13 Dec 2018 02:25:04 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202651

British Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 to 117.

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Strasbourg shooting: Gunman shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ as he attacked https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/strasbourg-shooting-gunman-shouted-allahu-akbar-as-he-attacked/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/strasbourg-shooting-gunman-shouted-allahu-akbar-as-he-attacked/#comments Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:18:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202627 The Strasbourg gunman yelled "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest" in Arabic) as he opened fire on people enjoying an evening out at a Christmas market, the Paris public prosecutor told reporters.

The Strasbourg gunman yelled "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest" in Arabic) as he opened fire on people enjoying an evening out at a Christmas market, the Paris public prosecutor told reporters.

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Theresa May to face vote of no confidence from Tory MPs https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/theresa-may-to-face-vote-of-no-confidence-from-tory-mps/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/theresa-may-to-face-vote-of-no-confidence-from-tory-mps/#comments Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:12:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202628 Theresa May leaving Downing Street ahead of PMQs today. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of confidence in her leadership later after 48 of her Conservative MPs called for one to be held.

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Tanzania dam: Power plant planned in Selous Game Reserve https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/tanzania-dam-power-plant-planned-in-selous-game-reserve/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/tanzania-dam-power-plant-planned-in-selous-game-reserve/#comments Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:07:28 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202630 The deal, worth $3bn (£2.4bn), envisages the construction of a dam on the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, a Unesco World Heritage site.

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has signed a deal for the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in one of East Africa's best-known game reserves, amid criticism from environmentalists.

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Black people ‘20 times more likely to be shot’ by Toronto police https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/black-people-20-times-more-likely-to-be-shot-by-toronto-police/ https://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/12/black-people-20-times-more-likely-to-be-shot-by-toronto-police/#respond Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:26:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202571 The report also criticised stop-and-search processes and police response to misconduct investigations — Reuters

A black person is 20 times more likely to be shot dead by police than a white person in Canada’s largest city, according to a new damning report from Ontario province’s human rights watchdog.

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