TILL DEATH DO US PART . . Nelson Mandela and Grace Machel

Graca threatens to sue Mandela’s doc

JOHANNESBURG. – Former South African First Lady Graca Machel wants to sue a doctor who treated her late husband‚ former South African president Nelson Mandela‚ over explosive claims in a book p...
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Fresh bail bid for Nigerian pastor

PORT ELIZABETH. – A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls will be re-applying for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrates’ Court, based on ne...
Kenneth Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda well and stable

LUSAKA. – Zambia’s founding president Dr Kenneth Kaunda was yesterday said to be well enough to be sent home as soon as medical specialists had concluded some outstanding medical screening, the...
US Ambassador Nikki Haley

US opposes seat for DRC at UNHRC

NEW YORK. — The United States on Wednesday berated African countries for backing a bid by the Democratic Republic of Congo to win a seat on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the move would ...
African Union

African troops face financial challenges

ADDIS ABABA. — The African Union has noted that inadequate force enablers and multipliers, as well as financial resource gaps are among the major challenging situations facing Africa in its efforts t...
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Ghana’s parly catches fire

ACCRA. – A small unit on a tower building at Ghana’s Parliament caught fire on Tuesday, but the blaze did not cause any major damage or disrupt the use of the facility, the national fire servic...