Africa

8 months ago | March 20, 2020

Jailtime for intentionally spreading Covid-19

The national state of disaster has officially come into effect in South Africa with government publishing gazetted ...

9 months ago | March 17, 2020

BREAKING: Government declares Coronavirus a national disaster . . ...

Government has postponed the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair and the independence celebrations until the the threat of ...

10 months ago | February 14, 2020

Namibia first lady to give her wealth to charity

Namibia’s first lady has promised to donate all her wealth to charity when she dies, the Thomson Reuters Foundation ...

Ethiopia passes law on hate speech

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed a controversial law aimed at curbing hate speech and disinformation on mainstream and ...

1 year ago | July 21, 2019

Mozambican PM on climate change resilience

The advent of climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of the cyclones that hit Mozambique, and hence ...

2 years ago | May 24, 2019

Malawi election: Vote count starts in unpredictable poll

IN MALAWI, election officials have started counting votes in what has been described as one of the country’s most ...

‘ANC lost support because I joined campaign late,’

FORMER South Africa president Jacob Zuma this week told his supporters that the ANC would have done better at the polls ...

We are not power mongers: Sudan’s military

THE Vice-President of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) urged the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) to accept a ...

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants

BOTSWANA has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, citing growing conflict between humans and the animals, which at times ...

Narendra Modi secures landslide win

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured another five-year term after winning a landslide general election victory.

2 years ago | May 17, 2019

Malawi gears for elections

MALAWIANS will go to polls on May 21, to elect their President, parliamentarians and councillors in historic elections — ...

2 years ago | May 3, 2019

Ramaphosa acknowledges ANC’s drift on non-racialism

President Cyril Ramaphosa en Dr Gerhard Koornhof look at an audience of Pretorian stakeholders and opinion formers at an ...

Mozambique: Flood victims reluctant to return home

Hundreds of Mozambican flood survivors who fled to evacuation camps in Malawi in early March after Cyclone Idai , say ...

2 years ago | April 12, 2019

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan ruler toppled after protests

AFTER nearly 30 years in power, Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted and arrested, the defence minister said ...