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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Southern Africa

Zambia court to rule on opposition leader’s treason case next week

A Zambian court will rule next week on whether to throw out a treason case against the leader of the main opposition party whose...

Zambian opposition leader’s lawyers ask court to throw out treason case

Lawyers for a Zambian opposition party leader accused of trying to overthrow the government asked a court on Wednesday to throw out the case,...

Zimbabwean opposition leaders ally to challenge Mugabe

Two of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's chief rivals said on Wednesday they were allying to deny the 93-year-old another term in office. Morgan Tsvangirai, 65,...

Mugabe announces holding of 2018 presidential election

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has announced holding Zimbabwe's 7th presidential election in 2018. He made the announcement during the country's Independence Day celebration held in...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe impatient over pace of mining reform

Zimbabwe's mining industry needs to be reorganised to contribute more towards the African country's economy, President Robert Mugabe told crowds gathered at the national...

South African inflation slows as food price rises ease

South Africa's consumer inflation eased in March as the return of rainfall following a severe drought cut into food price inflation. The slide -- to...

Zambian opposition leader charged with trying to overthrow government

TVC NEWS Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, arrested last week on suspicion of treason, was charged in a magistrate's court on Tuesday with trying...

New S’African FM pledges to prevent credit downgrade

South Africa’s new Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba has pledged to keep the country from a third credit downgrade to junk status. Gigaba, who replaced Pravin...

Zambia president will not intervene in opposition leader’s treason case

Zambian President Edgar Lungu will not intervene in the treason case against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, has said. Hichilema was taken into police custody this...

Zambia denies detained opposition leader barred access to lawyers

Zambian police denied on Thursday that opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema had been refused access to his lawyers and family since his arrest this...
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