Africa

2 days ago | April 23, 2018

Botswana’s Masisi urges Congo’s Kabila not to stand again

GABORONE. – Botswana’s new leader has urged President Joseph Kabila not to stand for re-election in Congo’s long ...

Ex-ANC MP Makhosi Khoza resigns from politics

JOHANNESBURG. – Only five months after starting a new political party‚ African Democratic Change (ADeC) leader ...

Tanzanian govt orders bloggers to register in two weeks

DAR ES SALAAM. — Tanzania’s communications watchdog on Saturday issued a two-week deadline for all bloggers ...

4 days ago | April 21, 2018

Ramaphosa cuts UK trip short to deal with violent protests

JOHANNESBURG. – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa cut short his participation in the Commonwealth summit in ...

SA editors slam Independent Media group’s ...

JOHANNESBURG. – The South African National Editors’ Forum says it was deeply concerned and disgusted by the ...

South Sudan army chief dies in Egypt

JUBA. — South Sudan yesterday announced the death of the head of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) ...

5 days ago | April 20, 2018

Swaziland king renames country Kingdom of eSwatini

MANZINI. –  King Mswati III of Swaziland, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, has announced that his country has ...

AfriForum to prosecute Julius Malema

JOHANNESBURG. – Afrikaner interest group AfriForum yesterday announced that it will privately prosecute Economic ...

6 days ago | April 19, 2018

AfriForum says court date set for Mrs Grace Mugabe diplomatic ...

JOHANNESBURG. – Civil rights watchdog AfriForum said on Thursday that the North Gauteng High Court will next month ...

AfriForum to privately prosecute Julius Malema

JOHANNESBURG. – Lobby group AfriForum announced on Thursday that it intended to privately prosecute Economic ...