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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

More Venezuelan Oil Company Officials Arrested for Corruption

The attorney general said that Interpol has placed the search and arrest of other executives complicit in the corruption and embezzlement ring on "red...

Botswana Brushes Off Calls to Scrap Death Penalty

By Staff Reporter Botswana on Wednesday brushed off international calls to scrap the death penalty, saying it is not an abuse of individual human rights. Delegates...

43.5 per cent gender pay disparity at Barclays International shocks UK government’s treasury oversight...

By Staff Reporter Female employees earn up to 43.5 per cent less at Barclays than men, according to gender pay gap figures the bank has...

Zim Police Impounds Vehicles for Grace Mugabe’s Son

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwean Police at the Plumtree border post have blocked former first lady Grace Mugabe’s son Russell Goreraza from moving three vehicles into...

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...

South africa increases VAT, fuel levy

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced increases in VAT and other taxes to generate an additional R36-billion this financial year. Delivering his 2018 budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday,...

Namibian government to pay compensation to 79 Caprivi Region 1999 secession-accused

THE Namibian government is set to pay out millions in financial settlements to those accused in the Caprivi high treason secession case, who were...

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,...

Brazil prisoners free hostages

Prisoners who rioted in an overcrowded Rio de Janeiro prison and took 18 hostages have released all the captives and the facility is under...
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