South Africa mining companies cut production due to power shortages

Mine workers employed at Sibanye Gold’s Masimthembe shaft operate a drill in Westonaria, South Africa, April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African mining companies Harmony Gold, Impala Platinum, and Sibanye-Stillwater have been forced to cut production … Continue reading South Africa mining companies cut production due to power shortages

Sudan’s Bashir questioned over 1989 coup that brought him to power

Sudan’s former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir sits inside a cage at the courthouse where he is facing corruption charges, in Khartoum, Sudan August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ousted long-time leader Omar al-Bashir was summoned for … Continue reading Sudan’s Bashir questioned over 1989 coup that brought him to power

Nobel peace laureate Abiy to say militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa

Ethiopians stand next to a billboard congratulating Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed for winning the Nobel Peace Prize in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri OSLO (Reuters) – The world’s leading military powers and militant groups are both … Continue reading Nobel peace laureate Abiy to say militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa

‘Pigs, hands off the theater’: Hungarians protest for artistic freedom

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s government submitted plans to parliament on Monday to tighten its control over theaters, triggering protests from actors and audiences who feel that artistic freedom is under threat. FILE PHOTO: Actors and the audience hold up their … Continue reading ‘Pigs, hands off the theater’: Hungarians protest for artistic freedom

‘Marriage Story’ leads mostly white, male Golden Globe nods, De Niro snubbed

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix (NFLX.O) divorce drama “Marriage Story” on Monday led a Golden Globes nominations list dominated by movie stories about white men and marked by snubs for actor Robert De Niro and television shows “Game of Thrones” … Continue reading ‘Marriage Story’ leads mostly white, male Golden Globe nods, De Niro snubbed