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  • News24.com | Philippines evacuates nearly 1 million as world's strongest 2020 typhoon approaches
    on October 31, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    Officials have evacuated almost a million residents in the southern part of the Philippines' main island of Luzon as a category 5 storm - the world's strongest this year - makes landfall on Sunday.

  • News24.com | UK's Johnson announces new Covid-19 lockdown
    on October 31, 2020 at 7:52 pm

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new four-week coronavirus lockdown across England, a dramatic strategy shift following warnings hospitals would become overwhelmed under his current system of localised restrictions.

  • News24.com | Journalist murdered in Mexico, sixth this year
    on October 31, 2020 at 5:47 pm

    A journalist has been shot dead in crime-ridden northern Mexico, authorities said on Friday, the sixth such murder this year in one of the world's most dangerous countries for reporters.

  • US special forces rescue American held in Nigeria: Officials
    by Thabang Nkgweng on October 31, 2020 at 4:23 pm

    United States special forces rescued an American citizen who had been kidnapped by armed men in an operation on Saturday in northern Nigeria that is believed to have killed several of his captors, US officials said. The post US special forces rescue American held in Nigeria: Officials appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader..

  • News24.com | Canada extends international travellers ban as Covid-19 cases rise
    on October 31, 2020 at 3:30 pm

    Canada has extended a restriction on non-essential international entries until the end of November as Covid-19 cases rise, while easing quarantine rules for some cut-off Canada-US border communities.

  • News24.com | US passes nine million coronavirus cases - Johns Hopkins University
    on October 31, 2020 at 12:18 pm

    The United States passed nine million reported coronavirus cases on Friday, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University, as infections spike days before the nation chooses its next president.

  • Tanzania’s two leading opposition parties reject poll, demand new vote
    by Wendy Mothata on October 31, 2020 at 10:54 am

    Tanzania’s two leading opposition parties said on Saturday they will not recognise results of a presidential election that handed incumbent leader John Magufuli another term this week. The post Tanzania’s two leading opposition parties reject poll, demand new vote appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader..

  • News24.com | England may follow European allies with tough virus lockdown
    on October 31, 2020 at 10:41 am

    Europe’s battle to check a dramatic surge in coronavirus infections is entering its next phase, with England reportedly set to clamp down on movement for at least a month.

  • News24.com | Trump TikTok restrictions blocked by judge in win for users
    on October 31, 2020 at 9:19 am

    The US contends that TikTok is a national security threat because its ownership by Beijing-based ByteDance gives the Chinese government access to the personal data of millions of Americans

  • Zimbabwe congratulates Tanzania for conducting successful elections
    by Wendy Mothata on October 31, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Zimbabwe has commended Tanzania for conducting successful elections that saw John Magufuli win the presidency. The post Zimbabwe congratulates Tanzania for conducting successful elections appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader..

  • Ivory Coast votes for president in test of post-war stability
    by Richard Brooks on October 31, 2020 at 2:12 am

    Ivory Coast goes to the polls on Saturday as President Alassane Ouattara seeks a third term in an election two rival candidates have urged their supporters to boycott. The post Ivory Coast votes for president in test of post-war stability appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader..

  • Nigeria reaches out to US, South Korea to back WTO candidate
    by Richard Brooks on October 30, 2020 at 10:41 pm

    Nigeria is reaching out to the United States and South Korea to persuade them to back its pick to head the World Trade Organisation, the trade ministry said on Friday, after the candidate’s last-minute rejection threw the selection process into confusion. The post Nigeria reaches out to US, South Korea to back WTO candidate appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader..

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