DINNER PARTY INTEL: No vax, no work?

Zimbabwe’s biggest labour union has taken the state and several firms to court for insisting that employees be vaccinated against Covid before reporting for ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Trial in a tent

Mozambique’s biggest corruption trial begins this week

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Steam-driven Nokia

The Nokia 9000 Communicator, referred to as ‘the office in your back pocket’, was a smartphone even before the term was invented. It was launched in August 1996

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Barça’s messy business

Football maestro Lionel Messi’s decision to leave Barcelona may, ironically, be the best thing that’s happened at the Spanish club

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Vincent Smith’s millions

This week it was revealed that he had assets of R46m. Even if he had saved every cent of his R1m-plus a year salary from when he became an MP in 1999, he ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Harry’s blockbuster deal

Prince Harry, not known for his literary abilities, has struck a publishing deal that would make even blockbuster authors envious

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Mobile tax backlash

The government of Tanzania will review a new levy imposed on mobile money following a public outcry

DINNER PARTY INTEL: J&J health warning

US regulators have added a new warning to Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine about links to a rare and dangerous neurological reaction called Guillain-Barré ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Helping hands for Mozambique

Rwanda has plans to deploy troops to help Mozambique fight an insurgency in its northern Cabo Delgado province

DINNER PARTY INTEL: A gigantic bitcoin heist?

Raees and Ameer Cajee, the founders of Africrypt, have skipped the country

DINNER PARTY INTEL: Trouble in the tusk trade

Four of SA’s neighbours are considering breaking away from the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species to set up a parallel organisation to ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: New twists in our code

Scientists say they have finally sequenced the full human genome, which is made up of nearly 3.06-billion letters

DINNER PARTY INTEL: An escalating cold war

Chinese lawmakers plan to pass legislation this week to retaliate for sanctions imposed by Western governments on Chinese companies and officials.

DINNER PARTY INTEL: China lifts cap on births

Married couples in China will for the first time be allowed to have three children, up from two

DINNER PARTY INTEL: SA oxygen alert

SA is among 19 countries thought to be most at risk of running out of oxygen as surging Covid cases push supplies to the limit, says a report

DINNER PARTY INTEL: No black Friends

The producers of the much-awaited reunion episode of hit 1990s sitcom Friends have been slammed for not including any black celebrities in its guest lineup