Thursday, April 19, 2018
Zuma appears in court on corruption charges

Thousands expected to march in support of South Africa’s Zuma at court appearance

Thousands of supporters of former South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday are expected to march to the Durban High Court on Friday, where...
Julius Bio sworn in as new Sierra Leone president

Julius Bio sworn in as new Sierra Leone president

Opposition candidate and former military junta leader Julius Bio was sworn in as Sierra Leone’s new president late on Wednesday, just hours after the...
US, France, UK bomb Syria chemical weapons sites

US Marine Corps jet crashes in Africa

A United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jet crashed in Djibouti, in East Africa, on Tuesday, according to two defense officials. The pilot was...
U.S. misinformed about situation in Zimbabwe – Mnangagwa

U.S. misinformed about situation in Zimbabwe – Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the U. S. government made its recent decision to extend sanctions against Zimbabwe on the basis of misinformation by local...
UN mission in Liberia successfully disarmed more than 100,000 combatants – Mohammed

UN mission in Liberia successfully disarmed more than 100,000 combatants – Mohammed

The UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) successfully disarmed more than 100,000 combatants, and protected millions of civilians; helped to rebuild the police, the security...
Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe on Thursday pardoned 3,000 prisoners as part of government efforts to decongest prisons and improve living conditions of inmates. Those...
Intra-Africa trade important for continent’s economic development – Obasanjo

Intra-Africa trade important for continent’s economic development – Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has stressed the importance of intra-African trade for Africa’s economic development. Obasanjo who made this known at the African Continental...
Zimbabwe parliament to summon Mugabe over missing $15bn worth of diamonds

Mugabe risks expulsion from ruling party for dabbling in opposition politics: Official

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe risked being expelled from the ruling Zanu-PF party following his perceived dabbling in opposition politics, a Senior Party Official...
Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

Mnangagwa says only $591m out of $1.42bn of Zimbabwean funds stashed abroad returned

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe said on Monday that only 591 million dollars of the 1.42 billion dollars estimated to be stashed abroad by...
Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe “has moved on” after Mugabe’s televised challenge

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, on Friday said Zimbabwe “has moved on’’ when responding to claims by former President Robert Mugabe that his ascendancy to...