US officials to meet Xi as trade talks near end

Top US economic officials were to meet on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping as the sides aim to wrap up trade talks in Beijing with enough goodwill to extend a truce in their ... Continue Reading →

Need a last-minute Valentine’s gift? New shop in Seychelles has high-end perfumes

Love is in the air. It is Valentine's Day, a day for lovers and a time when couples make an extra effort to pamper their loved ones. Chocolates and red roses are given freely on this ... Continue Reading →

World court to rule on Iran’s billions frozen in US

The International Court of Justice on Wednesday will give its decision on a bid by Iran to recover $2 billion in frozen assets that the United States says must be paid to terror victims.The ... Continue Reading →

Kagame steps down, Egypt’s Sisi takes helm at African Union

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passed the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than ... Continue Reading →

DR Congo election loser calls for rematch

The runner-up in DR Congo's controversial presidential election has proposed staging the poll again within six months.In a letter to the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Martin ... Continue Reading →