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Govt revises housing target by 114%

GOVERNMENT has revised its 2025 housing target to 470 000 units from 220 000, representing a 114% increase.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Dec. 9, 2022
The end of the American dream?
The end of the American dream?

BY BART STAR-JAMES United States President Joe Biden does not seem to know where he is as history slowly turns its wheels of fortune to the east. A talking head of him or an acolyte frequently appears on our screens spewing out threatening diatribes of vindictiveness and sanctions against Russia completely oblivious of the imminent […]

By The Southern Eye May. 13, 2022
Renewables steal limelight in French polls

Just 10 days ahead of a runoff that will determine who will lead the European Union’s second-largest economy for the next five years, polls show the centrist president is slightly ahead of his far-right rival, but the contest promises to be tight.

By The Southern Eye Apr. 17, 2022
Mboweni hails Sadc public financial management law

Mboweni, who served as Finance minister of South Africa from 2018 to 2021, stressed that a PFM law cannot achieve much without the acceptance and active support of a country’s political leadership, specifically the presidium and cabinet.

By The Southern Eye Mar. 27, 2022
Mboweni hails Sadc public financial management law

Mboweni, who served as Finance minister of South Africa from 2018 to 2021, stressed that a PFM law cannot achieve much without the acceptance and active support of a country’s political leadership, specifically the presidium and cabinet.

By The Southern Eye Mar. 27, 2022
Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president in 2022

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s cozy relationship with China. -REUTERS

By The Southern Eye Sep. 19, 2021
5 Top Tech Platforms for Students to Practice Speaking a Foreign Language

Most of us have studied at least one foreign language in school. We studied vocabulary, sentence structures, formal and casual expressions, etc. This allows us to read and write in that language.Not as much emphasis is placed on speaking the language in school classrooms, however. And students who plan to travel to a foreign country, […]

By The Southern Eye Sep. 15, 2021
Promoting clean energy, natural gas and energy transition in Africa

The Germany Africa Business Forum (GABF), a private sector organisation committed to enhancing sustainable economic partnerships between Germany and Africa, will host a German Pavilion at African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town. Driving a strong investment narrative, the pavilion is dedicated to promoting Africa’s green hydrogen and natural gas potential to accelerate the […]

By The Southern Eye Aug. 22, 2021
Complete Guide: How to Buy a Used Car

Before going on the drive, be sure you and the seller buckle your saftey belts, adjust your mirrors, and obey all posted signs. Now comes the all important test drive. Before you perform this, it is best to ask the seller to correct as many yellow boxes as possible, such as low engine oil and […]

By The Southern Eye Aug. 1, 2021
Bitcoin: The Digital Asset’s Undying Popularity and Rising Security Threat

Worth only mere cents when introduced to the public in 2010, Bitcoin has, slowly but surely, risen through the ranks. The digital currency evolved from being regarded as just a computer geek and libertarian dream to one of the most cherished currencies of the contemporary era. Bitcoin, along with the crypto market, witnessed a boom […]

By The Southern Eye Jul. 28, 2021
From ‘hated one’ to Euro star, Sterling is England’s inspiration

LONDON — Raheem Sterling will complete a remarkable journey from vilified scapegoat to England legend if the forward inspires his side to victory in today’s Euro 2020 final against Italy. Sterling has been England’s most influential player during their historic run to a first major final in 55 years. Gareth Southgate’s side are one win […]

By The Southern Eye Jul. 10, 2021
Airline apologises after pilot jokes about crashing plane carrying ex-PM

Bangkok — Thai budget airline carrier Nok Air apologised after one of its pilots joked about crashing a plane carrying ousted premier Yingluck Shinawatra.

By The Southern Eye Jun. 21, 2016
Airline apologises after pilot jokes about crashing plane carrying ex-PM

Bangkok — Thai budget airline carrier Nok Air apologised after one of its pilots joked about crashing a plane carrying ousted premier Yingluck Shinawatra.

By The Southern Eye Jun. 21, 2016
US warns of Islamist militant attacks on SA shopping malls

Johannesburg — The United States warned its citizens yesterday of possible attacks by Islamist militants on US facilities or shopping malls in South Africa during the coming month of Ramadan. The South African government, however, said the country was safe.

By The Southern Eye Jun. 5, 2016
Britain offers medical therapy to Libyan militia

Wounded Libyan militia fighters engaging Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in their country are on the verge of receiving medical therapy in British hospitals.

By The Southern Eye Jun. 4, 2016
ISIS fighters in Turkish hospitals

Terrorism is not an option and in any democratic society based on principled societies. We call upon the ISIS fighters to stop the terrorists attacks in Turkey.

By The Southern Eye May. 19, 2016
Time to go, Kabila

When President Pierre Nkurunziza decided to defy the constitution and run for a third term, he triggered a political crisis in Burundi that has left close to 500 people dead and uprooted hundreds of thousands from their homes.

By The Southern Eye May. 16, 2016
Anti-Zika condoms for Olympics

Australian pharmaceutical company Starpharma Holdings Ltd said it is teaming up with world No. 2 condom maker Ansell Ltd to supply Zika virus-proof condoms to the Australian Olympic team ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games.

By The Southern Eye May. 16, 2016
Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason

Kampala – Ugandan opposition figure Kizza Besigye was charged with treason late on Friday for declaring himself president and challenging the election victory of veteran leader Yoweri Museveni, officials from both camps said.

By The Southern Eye May. 16, 2016
Philippines new president offers olive branch, posts to rebels

Philippines President-Elect Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he would pursue peace talks with Marxist guerrillas and as an olive branch would offer government roles to the Communist Party of the Philippines, including its exiled founder.

By The Southern Eye May. 16, 2016
ISIS fighters in Turkish hospitals

But was it was necessary for ISIS terrorists to wound the Syrians who travel to Turkey for complex and costly medical treatments, if we have to go by the tapped phone calls apparently ignored by Ankara’s security forces. Who is ISIS anyway? What is their claim to fame? Who do they represent? Anyway let me […]

By The Southern Eye May. 15, 2016
Ethiopia: Armed men ‘kill 140’ near South Sudan border

thiopia says armed men have killed 140 people near its border with South Sudan and abducted at least 39 children.

By The Southern Eye Apr. 17, 2016
African Union troops in Somalia kill four civilians

African Union (AU) troops have killed four civilians travelling in a car in southern Somalia, sparking protests.

By The Southern Eye Apr. 17, 2016
‘South Africa’s former president has no links with Gupta family’

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki has no links with the Gupta family, under fire for allegedly exerting undue influence on the government, and did not at any point introduce the family to his successor, President Jacob Zuma, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation said on Monday.

By The Southern Eye Apr. 12, 2016
Russia fights terrorism in Syria, US only but talks terrorism at nuke summit

It has been severally said and not denied that when the world economic powers cough the rest is affected including Africa. Inclusivity is key here. BY OWN CORRESPONDENT President Barack Obama’s recnuclear summit in Washington has been overshadowed by the absence of power house Russia. It is an absence that stands as an indictment of […]

By The Southern Eye Apr. 6, 2016
Zuma not resigning despite court embarrassment

JOHANNESBURG — As South Africa recovers from a busy political week, some analysts say it was too high an expectation to expect President Jacob Zuma to step down.

By The Southern Eye Apr. 3, 2016
Zimbabwean sex workers cause sleepless nights in Botswana

FRANCISTOWN — Margaret Khumalo*, a sex worker at the low-income area of Itekeng or Area W, says she came to Botswana around 2007 after the economy in Zimbabwe descended into chaos.

By The Southern Eye Mar. 26, 2016
Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit

President Barack Obama is in Cuba for a historic three-day visit to the island and talks with its communist leader.

By The Southern Eye Mar. 21, 2016