Tag Archives: Africa

Zimbabwe Starvation Fund

THE government has issued a national and international appeal for over $1,5 billion in efforts to cope with the current El Nino induced drou [...]

Africa clamps down on churches

Prophet TB Joshua‘s SCORN commands a huge following in Africa By Pumza Fihlani What will stop the rise in bogus preachers in Africa? S [...]

Equatorial Guinea accuses Spain of coup plot

  By John Vidal in Malabo Equatorial Guinea accused Spain yesterday of trying to overthrow its government in the alleged plot by foreig [...]

Mbada Diamonds Chief splashes R185m on SA property

  #Archives Mugabe’s man shells out R185m for prime SA property By OWEN GAGARE & LIONEL FAULL  The head of Zim’s Mara [...]

Zanele Moyo bled to death, photo shows

Zanele Moyo, the daughter of Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo bled to her death in her Cape Town apartment bat [...]

Tanzania criticises film documenting attacks on albinos for witchcraft

BY ELLEN WULFHORST  The Tanzanian government has criticised a documentary about attacks on albinos that opens in the United States on Frida [...]

Can a Zambian herbal preparation called SF2000 cure AIDS?

For years Zambian lawyer and politician Ludwig Sondashi has been saying that his Sondashi Formula 2000 preparation kills HIV, the virus that [...]

Glencore to shed 4000 employees in #Zambia

By Nye Longman Glencore to shed over 4,000 African workers to help settle £20 billion debt Zambia’s Copperbelt region is facing the pros [...]

Where are the women African leaders?

Gender Parity By Donald Armbrecht Progress towards closing the gender gap in politics has been slow, according to data accumulated by UN Wom [...]

Zimbabwe’s favorite lion Cecil killed by hunter from ‘North America’

By Staff Reporter The professional hunter admits to killing the lion with a foreign client but insists he did not know it was a well-known l [...]

Africa Advised to Take DIY Approach to Climate Resilience

    By Staff Reporter   Carcases of dead sheep and goats stretch across the landscape following drought in Somaliland in 2011 [...]

Trial of Chad’s former dictator ushers in new hope for African democracy

By Staff Reporter  It gives hope to torture victims across the continent  On a long, dark night in 1988, in a stinking prison cell in N’ [...]

“I am also a victim like Dzamara”-Mkhululi Chimoio denies all links

By Kelvin Mupungu  Itai Dzamara is a stain in the eyes of Zanu PF and government. Dead or alive, he fights on South African based Zimbabwea [...]

“We have to remove the monster ourselves”-Chenjerai Hove

 BY CHENJERAI HOVE Ten years ago, I was on a bus to my rural village, sitting by the window, looking at a policeman telling the bus driver [...]

Tour de France #6: Daniel Teklehaimanot makes history as first African in the KOM jersey

By Staff Reporter The 6th stage of the Tour de France would be a historical day for African cycling as Daniel Teklehaimanot became the first [...]

Philip Hammond warns Ethiopia over treatment of Briton on death row

By Staff Reporter Foreign secretary condemns detention of Andargachew Tsige in solitary confinement with no access to consular help or right [...]

South Africa policies drift towards Zimbabwe

South Africa’s government will review its membership in the International Criminal Court in the wake of a dispute with the court over [...]

Why are there so many military bases in Djibouti?

By Staff Reporter Djibouti hosts the largest American permanent military base in Africa Djibouti, a small country on the Red Sea, is already [...]

Zimbabwe export Elephants to Botswana

By Staff Reporter Armed rangers ride tamed elephants as they survey the black rhino population at the Imire Safari Ranch in Harare, Zimbabwe [...]

Africa to create TFTA free-trade zone

By Staff Reporter   The pact involves 26 countries from the three trade block from Cape Town to Cairo Africa‘s largest free-trade [...]

U.N. rights chief sounds alarm over reports of Burundi youth ‘militia’ violence

By Staff Reporter The U.N. human rights chief said on Tuesday he was alarmed by accounts from refugees fleeing Burundi about violence and th [...]

DRC: 8000 Congolese expelled from Angola in five months

By Staff Reporter   Expelled from the Brazzaville-Kinshasa to Maluku 19/05/2014. Radio Okapi / Ph. John Bompengo Eight 1128 DRC nationals w [...]

Kerry makes historic Somalia visit in bid to show American support

  Secretary of State John F. Kerry meets with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohammed, second from right, and Prime Minister Omar Abdir [...]

The brutal murder of Emmanuel Sithole

  By Staff Reporter Mozambique national Emmanuel Sithole collapses on the pavement after he was attacked by men in Alexandra township i [...]

Xenophobia in South Africa

By Staff Reporter   ‘They beat my husband with sticks and took everything’ For many Africans, South Africa represents a lan [...]

Tanzanian albinos terrified after attacks

By Staff Reporter  AFP / Tony Karumba Their limbs hacked off and babies and children abducted or killed, albinos in Tanzania live in fear o [...]

Kenya university attack: ‘They were lined up and executed’

By Staff Reporter Survivors of the Garissa university attack, which saw 147 students murdered by al-Shabaab terrorists, have spoken of the h [...]

Nigeria election: First results expected

By Staff Reporter The hotly contested election has been marred by problems with its voting system Nigeria decides Nigeria votes: As it happe [...]

Mega Churhes- a pillar of Nigerian economy?

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db-vxIgsAxc Bishop David Oyedepo (C), founder of the Living Faith Church, also known as the [...]

S.Africa to ink nuclear pact with France

By Staff Reporter The Koeberg nuclear power station near Cape Town (AFP Photo/)  South Africa, which plans a multi-billion dollar nuclear e [...]

Ebola is in Europe as Spanish nurse test +ve

By Staff Reporter A Spanish Defense Ministry photo shows aid workers and doctors transferring Catholic missionary Manuel Garcia Viejo, who c [...]
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