Zimbabwe’s bid to force private schools to come under majority black control under a much contested empowerment law is illegal, the country’s education minister said on Wednesday, highlighting divisions within the coalition government over the policy.
The daughter of South African anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela has been appointed ambassador to Argentina, the South American nation has said.
Iran has threatened to destroy U.S. military bases across the Middle East and target Israel within minutes of being attacked, Iranian media reported on Wednesday, as Revolutionary Guards extended test-firing of ballistic missiles into a third day.
The French police on Tuesday launched a raid operation at the home and offices of former president Nicolas Sarkozy as part of the investigation into suspected illegal financing of his 2007 election campaign by L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt.
A home HIV test is expected to go on sale in the US within months, after winning regulator approval.
Three Kenyan musicians were charged Wednesday for inciting ethnic violence through their songs, under laws set up following deadly post-poll violence four years ago.