Namibia, Angola fight malaria

WINDHOEK. – Namibia’s Ministry of Health and Social Services jointly with its Angolan counterpart are crafting the memorandum of understanding, set to formalise collaboration to strengthen the ...
Colonel Pierre-Rombaut Mwanamputu

DRC police free hostage

KINSHASA. – An Indian businessman who was seized in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo 19 days ago by a kidnapping ring has been freed, Kinshasa police said.

20 MPs risk arrest over fund abuse

LILONGWE. – Malawi’s graft busting body, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it has instituted an investigation into allegations that 20 members of parliament abused the Constituency Developm...
Paul Kagame

Trio barred from presidential race

KIGALI. – Rwanda’s electoral commission has barred three candidates from running in next month’s presidential election, while allowing two opposition figures to stand against incumbent Presiden...
Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize

Reprieve for 1 360 Angolan refugees

JOHANNESBURG. – Over 1 000 former Angolan refugees were last week granted the right by the Department of Home Affairs to live and work in South Africa for a period of four years.

Ethiopia on Gulf crisis

ADDIS ABABA. – Ethiopia says it is concerned about the wider security implications arising from the ongoing Gulf crisis on the Horn of Africa region.