Controversial Zimbabwean Bill passes in Senate

The Zimbabwe Constitutional Amendment Bill (Number 2), which scraps the running mate in the supreme law and gives the president power to appoint judges, sailed through Senate. Sixty-five senators, including at least five from the opposition Movement for Democratic...

Pandora to stop using mined diamonds

In potentially bad news for Namibia, Pandora, which makes more pieces of jewellery than any other company in the world, will no longer use mined diamonds, or newly mined gold and silver due to ethical concerns. Copenhagen-based Pandora will now use diamonds...

UN Refugee Agency welcomes US cap increase

The United Nations Refugee Agency says US president Joe Biden’s decision to raise the annual refugee admissions cap to 62-thousand-500 this year and 125-thousand next year should be applauded. Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly Clements says this sends a...