Australia plans referendum on becoming a Republic

The vote, to test Australia’s appetite for a republic, will take place after the referendum on an Indigenous voice to parliament. Melbourne, Australia – The recent death of Queen Elizabeth II has reignited a simmering republican debate in Australia, where the United Kingdom’s monarch is head of state, with Anthony Albanese’s government planning to put the…

Australia Tells Tens Of Thousands To Flee Floods.

Updated at 0755 EAT on March 1st 2022. Deadly floods spread down Australia’s east coast Tuesday, stranding residents on rooftops and bridges and prompting authorities to order tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. Flood warnings were in effect for dozens of rivers across the states of Queensland of New South Wales, where…

Australia’s most wanted men arrested after 12-year hunt.

Published by Faith Barbara Namagembe, Updated on Monday 21/02/2022 at 1445 EAT. Graham Potter was pictured looking dishevelled in a derelict residence at the time of his arrest Graham Potter, 64, had been on the run since 2010 after he failed to show up in court to face conspiracy to murder charges in the state…

Australian government cancels Novak Djokovic’s Visa.

By faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 1128 EAT on 4 Jan 2022. Tennis star Novak Djokovic is facing deportation after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time. The Australian government cancelled his visa on Friday, saying the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis player, unvaccinated for COVID-19, may pose a risk to the community….

Locked down but hopeful: Weary world ushers in 2021

By E K Benj Updated at 3:49 PM GMT on Friday, 1st January 2021 Nations around the world have said goodbye and good riddance to 2020. The festivities were toned down as millions stayed at home due to COVID, but the new year still carries high hopes. Most NYE celebrations were watched from home, if…