Shell plans to move headquarters to the UK

Royal Dutch Shell has announced a plan to move its headquarters to the UK as part of proposals to simplify the company’s structure. The oil giant will ask shareholders to…

Thailand bay made famous by ‘The Beach’ set to reopen

THAILAND is set to reopen one of its most famous attractions, the Maya Bay made famous by film “The Beach.” The film released in 2000, starring Leonardo DiCaprioa, made the…

Bird flu spreads in Europe and Asia

Several outbreaks of severe bird flu in Europe and Asia have been reported in recent days to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), in a sign the virus is…

Author, Wilbur Smith dies aged 88

WILBUR Smith has been confirmed dead at the age of 88, in Cape Town on Saturday. The international best-selling author Wilbur Smith died at his home in Cape Town with…

Gaddafi’s son to run for Libya presidency

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of Libya’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi, has registered as a presidential candidate for the country’s December election, an official from the electoral commission said. “Saif al-Islam…

Zim, Mozambique sign MOU to consolidate relations

By ZBC Reporter Zimbabwe and Mozambique have signed two memoranda of understanding for joint ventures in the labour market and information after the 12th Session of the Joint Permanent Commission…

BREAKING: The Queen to miss Remembrance Sunday service

THE Queen, Elizabeth of England has been reported to not attend the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London as she has sprained her back. Buckingham Palace said the…

COP26: Coal compromise as leaders near climate deal

A draft agreement at the COP26 climate summit has watered down commitments to end the use of coal and other fossil fuels, as countries race to reach a deal after…

University of Oxford starts new Ebola vaccine trials

THE University of Oxford has began clinical trials for a new Ebola vaccine to tackle the Sudan and Zaire types of the virus. The University is in the first phase…

UK to add China’s Sinovac, India’s Covaxin to approved vaccine list

Britain said it would recognise COVID-19 vaccines on the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing later this month, adding China’s Sinovac (SVA.O), Sinopharm and India’s Covaxin to the country’s approved…