2010 General Election Polling Day

Liberians fast for peaceful elections

MONROVIA. — Dressed in identical printed skirts, a hundred Liberian women knelt in prayer after another long day in three weeks of fasting, appealing once more that their country be spared of violenc...
Zweli Mkhize

ANC must act on corruption — Mkhize

JOHANNESBURG. — A senior official in South Africa’s ruling ANC said on Wednesday the party must act against those involved in corruption, and that the issue was damaging its image.
President Mugabe talks to Vice Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko at Harare International Airport

President in SA to bolster bilateral ties

From Kuda Bwititi in PRETORIA, South Africa BILATERAL relations between Zimbabwe and South Africa are set to go a gear up today as President Mugabe and President Jacob Zuma lead deliberations to stre...
President Zuma

Court rules against DA’s bid on Zuma

JOHANNESBURG. – The South African High Court in Pretoria yesterday ruled against the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) in the state capture case to have President Jacob Zuma implement remedia...
African Union

AU condemns Al-Shabaab attack on market

MOGADISHU/KABUL. – The African Union envoy in Somalia yesterday condemned the Thursday evening terror attack on a market in a Mogadishu suburb that left at least seven people dead and over 10 o...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya’s ruling party to amend electoral law

AIROBI. — Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party yesterday presented parliament with proposals intended to prevent the Supreme Court annulling the results of a coming rerun presidential election, as it did the...
Kemi Adeosun - guardian.ng

Nigeria in cash squeeze

ABUJA. — Nigeria has been advised to pull out of 90 international organisations, as part of a government drive to save money, the country’s finance minister said on Wednesday. Kemi Adeosun said annua...
Nigerien special forces prepare to fight Boko Haram in Diffa

Cameroon under fire for returning refugees

ABUJA. – Cameroon was yesterday accused of forcibly returning some 100 000 Nigerian refugees in breach of international agreements, putting them in danger from Boko Haram Islamists. Human Right...
Donald Trump

Chad inclusion in US travel ban unjust: AU

ADDIS ABABA. – The African Union (AU) yesterday expressed its “bewilderment” at US President Donald Trump’s inclusion of Chad on an updated and open-ended travel ban list issued at the weekend....