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Russians face prison sentences for sharing memes

In 2015, Eduard Nikitin shared a joke on social media about Russia's bleak future. Three years later he is facing trial on extremism charges over this and one other meme. The case against the 42-year-old is part of a wider trend that has seen Russian authorities bring...

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Russia ‘behind US hack attacks’

Hackers linked to Russia’s government tried to target the websites of two right-wing US think-tanks, suggesting they were broadening their attacks in the build-up to November elections, Microsoft said. The software giant said it thwarted the...

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SA Express to resume flights next week

 SA Express has announced that it will resume its operations on August 23.This follows the recent reinstatement of both the airline’s Air Operator’s Certificate and Aircraft Maintenance Organisation licences by the South African Civil Aviation Authority.SA Express has...

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BRICS building business ties

THE BRICS Business Council conference, which concluded in Durban yesterday, was a major boost for businesses in the province and the country, KZN MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Sihle Zikalala said.“The issues discussed are interesting...

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Africa wants piece of the BRICS action

African leaders attending BRICS embarked on an investment charm offensive, saying that the continent was open for business.African leaders face numerous socio-economic challenges. Speaking during the BRICS-Africa Outreach Dialogue of the 10th BRICS Summit in...

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Africa wants piece of the BRICS action

African leaders attending BRICS embarked on an investment charm offensive, saying that the continent was open for business.African leaders face numerous socio-economic challenges. Speaking during the BRICS-Africa Outreach Dialogue of the 10th BRICS Summit in...

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Zimbabwe lands R1.9 billion for airport from China

Zimbabwe has signed a $153 million (R1.9bn) loan agreement with China’s Eximbank to expand its international airport in the capital Harare, online publication Construction Review reported. It quoted finance and economic development minister Patrick Chinamasa as saying...

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