Google Maps to start showing eco-friendly routes

GOOGLE Maps will start directing drivers to “eco-friendly” routes. The new feature is part of its commitment to fight climate change. The search engine said it will highlight journeys that…

UAE to manufacture Chinese COVID vaccine-Sinopharm

A new factory in Abu Dhabi will start manufacturing Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine later this year. The production will be under a joint venture between the Chinese pharmaceutical giant and Abu…

Zero Covid deaths reported in London for second time this year

No daily Covid-19 deaths have been recorded in London for the first time in 6 six months. London, the epicentre of the first wave of the pandemic last year, accounts…

EU Summit: Leaders troubleshoot vaccine failures

European Union (EU) leaders gathered on Thursday to discuss a coordinated path out of the COVID-19 pandemic, seeking agreement on how to ramp up supplies of vaccines after a feeble start…

South Sudan receives first Covid-19 vaccines

SOUTH Sudan received its first dose of coronavirus vaccines on Thursday. A total of 132,000 Oxford-AstraZeneca shots are the first of many shipments to the country through Covax, an initiative…

British Army to be reduced by 10,000 troops and move towards cyber warfare

The size of the Army is expected to be reduced by about 10,000 soldiers as part of a move towards robots, drones, and cyber warfare. The defence review is likely…

SADC: World Water Day sets a reminder for conservation of water.

By Loren Dondo THE World Water Day is being celebrated virtually on the 22nd of March, this year, to remember the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day…

Tanzania: Samia Suluhu Hassan sworn in as new president

President Samia Suluhu Hassan was sworn in as Tanzanian President this Friday following the death of President John Pombe Magufuli on Wednesday due to a heart disease. The late President…

John Magufuli: Tanzania’s president dies

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has died aged 61. He died on Wednesday from heart complications at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, Samia Suluhu Hassan said in an address on…

Zim, Rwanda sign Memoranda of Understanding

The inaugural Zimbabwe-Rwanda Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation (JPCC) has culminated in the signing of four Memoranda of Understanding. These include the General Cooperation Agreement on the Establishment of a…