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


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