Paul Kagame

Kagame to run for third term

KIGALI. — President Paul Kagame has nodded once again to leading his political party in the August 4 presidential elections. After congratulatory speeches from representatives of major political part...
President Filipe Nyusi

Mozambican president in Cuba

HAVANA. – President of Mozambique Filipe Jacinto Nyusi arrived in Cuba on Thursday on an official visit and was to hold talks with President Raul Castro.
Thomas Thabane

Lesotho PM takes oath of office

MASERU. – Lesotho’s new prime minister has taken the oath of office, returning to power three years after he fled the politically unstable southern African kingdom because of fears that he was ...
Edgar Lungu

Zambia suspends 48 MPs

Lusaka. – Zambia’s parliament on Tuesday suspended 48 opposition lawmakers who boycotted President Edgar Lungu’s address to legislators in March to protest his contested electoral victory.
Helen Zille

Premier Zille must go: ANC

CAPE TOWN. – A small group of African National Congress caucus members and supporters picketed outside the Western Cape legislature yesterday to call for the removal of Helen Zille as premier.

AU vows to stabilise Somalia

MOGADISHU. – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it would help stabilise and boost security in Somalia, despite increased terror attacks from Al-Shabaab militants.
US drug-maker Pfizer -International Business Times

Pfizer denies over-charging cancer drugs

JOHANNESBURG. – US drug-maker Pfizer has denied allegations it over-charged for cancer medicines in South Africa following an investigation launched on Tuesday into three drug companies by the ...