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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Southern Africa

Arrested Zimbabwean activist vows to fight on

Zimbabwean activist who was convicted for anti-government protests last year has vowed to fight on. Linda Masa-rira has been arrested many times, detained for months,...

Transport Minister gives interim Prasa board its orders

As fired members of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) were arguing in court that their dismissal was illegal, Transport Minister Dipuo...

SADC tackles political challenges in DRC and Lesotho

The SADC Troika summit held a meeting Friday night to discuss the volatile situation in the eastern DRC and the political uncertainty in Lesotho. SADC...

Two killed, three others injured in attack on South Sudan aid...

The International Organization for Migration says two people were shot dead and three others injured in South Sudan when gunmen attacked one of its...

South African top court blames minister in grants payments crisis

South Africa's top court on Wednesday blamed Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini for a "crisis" that could jeopardise the payment of welfare benefits...

Faki Mahama assumes AU Commission leadership, pledges reform

The new head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat has now assumed office, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's...

Lesotho to hold general election June 3

Lesotho has announced that it will hold elections on June the 3rd. It will be the second snap poll in three years as political...

South Africa’s ANC rejects calls to nationalise mines

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has rejected calls to nationalise mines in the country. The party, citing a new strategy policy-paper released on...

Ethiopia landslide death toll rises to 48

The death toll in a landslide at a huge garbage dump on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, has risen to 48. The...

New Zuma jet could cost R1.3bn

A plan to buy President Jacob Zuma a new private jet that could cost R1.3bn has been kept secret. According to a report by...
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