Global Statistics

All countries
40,559,729
Confirmed
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
All countries
29,792,370
Recovered
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
All countries
1,121,499
Deaths
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
Monday, October 19, 2020

Asia

Malaysian opposition leader meets King in push to become PM

Anwar Ibrahim said he had the support of over 120 lawmakers in the 222-strong parliament, disclosing his...

Bangladesh introduces death penalty for rapists

Amid unprecedented anger over rising rape cases, government weighs capital punishment for the crime by changing the...

China demises reports over setting up military base in Kenya

China has been funding multi-billion-shilling infrastructure projects in Kenya, including the new standard gauge railway between Nairobi...

China set to build a military base in Kenya

The US department of defence, the Pentagon, in its annual report to Congress on China’s military, had...

China sends its envoy to Nairobi amid debt burden debate

Mr Zhou Pingjian arrived in Kenya on August 31 and presented his credentials to President Uhuru Kenyatta...

Mauritius: Japanese ship that spilled oil sent to profound

Mauritius: Japanese ship that spilled oil sent to profound as environmentalists warn it will take a long...

At least 14 dead as Air India Express plane crashes on landing

At least 14 people were killed and 15 others were seriously injured when an Indian passenger jet...

20 Indian soldiers killed in deadly border clash with China

The incident follows rising tensions and is the first deadly clash in the border area in at...

Top Stories

South African health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Zweli Mkhize and his wife tested positive for the virus on Sunday and are self- isolating at home and he is the fifth cabinet...

Venezuelan envoy asks ECOWAS court to stop his extradition

Alex Saab, the special envoy to the Venezuelan government, has asked the ECOWAS court of justice, to halt the plan to extradite him from...

Vote counting begins in Guinea’s tense election

Main opposition candidate Diallo suggests President Conde may ‘cheat’ in order to ‘grant himself a presidency for life’. (The African Stand) — Vote counting is...

Thousands in Kenya’s Baringo county displaced due to floods

Schools, hospitals, houses remain submerged in water as lakes on the floor of Great Rift Valley rise  (The African Stand) — Nearly 30 schools in...

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips as Jose Mourinho will be looking back to bounce back from Sunday's draw with West...

Hot Topics

US lawmakers urge Egypt to free political prisoners

The warning comes two weeks before US elections in which President Donald Trump, who has formed a close alliance with Sisi, is trailing in...

Ivanovic shines as West Brom hold Burnley in a goalless draw

West Brom 0-0 Burnley: Clarets claim the first point of Premier League season in a goalless draw with newly-promoted Baggies. (The African Stand) — West...

Abiy Ahmed says Ethiopia has created 10,000 jobs

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the Ethiopian economy will grow beyond $100 billion thresholds in GDP” (The African Stand) — Ethiopia's prime minister said Monday...