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Ghana Supreme Court orders govt to explain U.S. military deal

By Staff Reporter   The Supreme Court has given Attorney General Gloria Akuffo seven days to respond to a suit challenging Ghana's military cooperation agreement with...

How Lungu schemed to shut down a critical newspaper

In the evening of Tuesday June 21, 2016, the Zambian government closed down an independent daily tabloid, The Post on a cooked up tax...

Mswati’s 8th wife commits suicide

By Web Master Senteni Masango, the eighth wife of Africa’s last absolute monarch, Swaziland’s King Mswati III, has died after committing suicide. She was found dead...

Lesotho textile workers reject 7% salary hike    

By Staff Reporter   Textile industry workers in Lesotho have rejected a salary increment offer of seven per cent across a five-year period, but are instead...

Bush senior’s wife, Barbara dies at 92

Former U S first lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, died on Tuesday aged 92,...

Tsvangira’s health deteriorates

Zimbabwea’s Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai is reportedly battling for his life in South Africa where he is receiving medical attention. Tsvangirai, a...

Changing population dynamics make Africa the next labour reserve for capital – Musumali

Tunis – THE second annual conference on Pan-Africanism Today held in the Tunisian capital, Tunis in early July heard that projections indicate Africa will...

Botswana govt restricts cement imports to secure jobs

By Web Master The government of Botswana is working on guidelines to restrict importation of cement in order to create more local jobs.   Trade minister Bogolo...

Registrar of Societies writes SP over Daily Nation story

By Staff Reporter The office of Registrar of Societies has asked Socialist Party General Secretary Dr Cosmas Musumali to explain the authenticity of Monday's Daily...

South Africa ex-President Jacob Zuma charged with corruption

By Web Master South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has been charged with corruption linked to a 1990s arms deal. After the 75-year-old's 15-minute appearance at...

NUMSA members shutdown Wits University, Demand 12 % wage increase

By Staff Reporter Members of South Africa’s National Union of Metalworkers at the Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg have today staged a strike demanding a 12...

South Sudan to export coffee for the first time

The world has long been pleading with South Sudan’s feuding leaders to wake up and smell the coffee. The four-year-old country is notorious for conflict...

21 dead in Kenya after dam burst

By Thomas Mukoya A dam burst in Kenya after weeks of torrential rain, unleashing a torrent of water that smashed into two villages, killing at least...

More than 400 newborn babies in SA infected with listeriosis

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported that 412 of the 973 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases are babies less than 28 days old. Of...

Brazil’s top court rules that Lula can be jailed            


Brazil’s Supreme Court early on Thursday rejected former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s plea to avoid prison while he appeals a corruption conviction, in a...

Global leftist movements forging revolutionary relationship – PAT

World – LEFTIST movements from 38 countries spread across five of the world’s continents meeting in the Tunisian capital, Tunis for the second annual...

Hichilema’s rough political walk

Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been the latest victim of state abuse. Hichilema and five others were released on August 16 after...

Chinese mining firm risks lives in Mozambique

By Staff Reporter An irresponsible Chinese mining operation in Mozambique has put an entire coastal village of more than a thousand people at serious risk...

SAA to cut ‘1, 000 jobs’

Cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) is set to make dramatic cuts in order to get its house back in order, news agency Reuters reports. Chief...

US prosecutors seek death penalty for teenager

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school last month. Nikolas Cruz, 19,...

How Lungu schemed to shut down a critical newspaper

In the evening of Tuesday June 21, 2016, the Zambian government closed down an independent daily tabloid, The Post on a cooked up tax...

ZIM High Court Orders Grace Mugabe to Vacate Property she Occupied Illegally  

By Web Master Former Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe and her son Russel Goreraza have been ordered by the Zimbabwean High Court to leave three...

Abolish death penalty, AI asks Botswana

Amnesty International says the death penalty anywhere in the world is an abhorrent act. Recently, 28-year-old Joseph Tselayarona, a Tswana, was hanged to death  for...

Malawi’s Supreme Court acquits Cashgate convict

The Supreme Court of Appeal has acquitted Maxwell Namata who was convicted on money laundering charges, related to the Cashgate scandal. Namata and his accomplice...

Strike Grounds Air Algerie Flights From Capital

By Staff Reporter A strike by Air Algerie cabin crews on Monday grounded flights by the carrier out of the North African state’s capital, the...

SA court grounds Gupta private jet

A High Court in Johannesburg has ordered that a private jet belonging to the controversial Gupta family be grounded. The Gupta family have a lease...

Lesotho’s PM says no local judge should preside over Chief Justice’s dismissal case 

By Marafaele Mohloboli In an unprecedented move, Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has asked Judge Tseliso Monaphathi and all local judges to recuse themselves from...

Ex-pastor gets house imprisonment for sexually abusing 10-year-old girl

By Web Master   A South African court has sentenced a former Seventh Day Adventist Church pastor to two years house imprisonment for sexually abusing a...

Ecuador-United Kingdom Talks on Julian Assanje Release Fail

Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa says the United Kingdom is unwilling to talk with the Andean country about the release of Julian Assange,...

Lesotho Court declares criminal defamation offence unconstitutional

By Staff Reporter The Lesotho Constitutional Court has declared the offence of criminal defamation unconstitutional. In a landmark judgment released on Monday, the court further rendered the...
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