africa   September 15, 2023

Kim travels to Russia in show of support for Putin

NZ PM on track for heavy defeat. UK–China spy allegations strain relations. Thousands die in Libya floods.

africa   August 5, 2023

Trump says charges amount to ‘election interference’

Saudi Arabian summit on Ukraine war. Russia funds Solomon Islands media. Military coup in Niger.

africa   June 24, 2023

Hundreds dead in sinking as Greek coastguard under fire

Evidence links Russia to dam bomb. Musk satellite to boost Indonesia’s internet. Daesh ties to Ugandan massacre.

africa   June 17, 2023

Angry Trump declares innocence as charges pile up

Limited success for Ukraine’s counteroffensive. Papua New Guinea’s former PM charged. Massacre in Democratic Republic of Congo.

africa   June 10, 2023

Ukraine dam collapse ‘a monumental catastrophe’

US, China participate in Indonesian naval drills. Senegalese opposition leader’s jailing sparks violence. Another Indian rail disaster.

africa   November 14, 2020

Suu Kyi on target for re-election in a landslide

Joe Biden prepares to take lead on coronavirus. Fiji invites president-elect to Pacific Islands Forum. Ethiopia on brink of civil war.

africa   October 24, 2020

Biden’s plan to make America’s influence great again

Chinese officials in altercation over Taiwan celebration in Fiji. Protesters killed in anti-police protests in Lagos. Memorial held in Paris for murdered teacher.

africa   September 26, 2020

China–US relationship cools even further

United Nations secretary-general warns of world’s dangerous direction. Climate change effects on maritime boundaries concerning Pacific nations. Republicans plan to quickly fill US Supreme Court vacancy.

africa   September 19, 2020

Trump denies link between climate change and wildfires

Joe Biden ramps up climate policies as fires ravage US west coast. Australia offers another loan to PNG over Covid-19. Hotel manager depicted in Hotel Rwanda facing terrorism charge. Abraham Accords signed by Israel, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates.

africa   July 11, 2020

Covid-19 cases in US exceed three million

Trump congratulates US on ‘good job’ on pandemic. New Zealand limits numbers of returning Kiwis. Law professor and China critic Xu Zhangrun arrested in Beijing. Ethnic tensions rise in Ethiopia after singer’s murder.

africa   June 13, 2020

Black Lives Matter protests bring reform

George Floyd’s funeral held as protests continue around the world. Video of injured athlete Debbie Kaore highlights PNG family violence. Brazil reinstates cumulative Covid-19 toll. Olof Palme murder finally solved.