Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Lungu snubs US envoy

LUSAKA. — Zambian President Edgar Lungu has reportedly cancelled a high-profile meeting with US Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
Michael Makuei

Fighting claims 40 in S. Sudan

JUBA. — More than 40 people died in days of fighting in a South Sudan town, the government said on Tuesday, with aid agencies warning of dire conditions for over 10 000 people sheltering at a UN base...
Minister Mzembi

Togo endorses Mzembi’s UNWTO campaign

Correspondent Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Dr Walter Mzembi, who is the Zimbabwe and SADC-endorsed candidate for the post of UNWTO Secretary General that falls vacant in 2017, delivered ...

Renamo forces Moza to move pupils

MAPUTO — Children forced by the militia of the rebel movement Renamo to abandon their schools in the central Mozambican province of Manica are being relocated, as far as possible, to other schools, a...

Nkandla: Zuma must pay R7.8m

CAPE TOWN. — President Jacob Zuma must pay R2.3m for the so-called swimming pool, R1m for the amphitheatre and R1.2m for the cattle kraal at his Nkandla home, among other things, according to Nationa...

WFP needs $74m for S. Sudan refugees

JUBA/NAIROBI. — The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has said it requires $74 million for the next six months to meet the needs of all the South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.