Africa

13 hours ago | April 25, 2018

Angola fires army chief and spy boss in latest anti-graft move

LUANDA. – Angolan President Joao Lourenco has fired his country’s army chief and the head of the foreign ...

Uganda’s communications regulator threatens to close Pay TV ...

KAMPALA. — Uganda’s communications regulator has warned that it will close down Pay TV service operators in ...

Malawi ex-president Joyce Banda to return from exile

BLANTYRE. – Malawi’s former president Joyce Banda will arrive home this week after four years of ...

African regional energy experts to meet in Namibia

WINDHOEK. — Namibia will host the Second Meeting of the Technical Steering Committee of the Project on Enhancement ...

Uganda varsity suspends 23 students over sex

KAMPALA. – The Islamic University in Uganda has suspended 23 students on allegations of engaging in sexual ...

Madagascar protesters seek president’s resignation

ANTANANARIVO. – Hundreds of opposition activists in Madagascar yesterday called for the president to step down on ...

UN council set for vote on preparing Western Sahara talks

NEW YORK. – The UN Security Council is expected to adopt a draft resolution this week that would press Morocco and ...

2 days ago | April 24, 2018

Obama for Mandela centenary lecture

WASHINGTON. – To those who have paid only casual attention to former US president Barack Obama’s foreign travels ...

Global honour for UCT academic . . . named among world’s top 50 ...

CAPE TOWN. – The founder and director of Africa’s first integrated drug discovery centre, Professor Kelly Chibale, ...

‘Swaziland name change won’t happen overnight’

MBABANE. – Swaziland’s Ministry of Home Affairs has reportedly said that the changing of the country’s name to the ...