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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Southern Africa

Zambian opposition leader Hichilema arrested, charged with treason –police

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and charged by police with treason for allegedly obstructing the motorcade of President Edgar Lungu, the...

South African President Zuma accuses protesters of racism after marches

South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday (April 10) criticised marches last week that drew tens of thousands of protesters demanding his resignation, accusing...

President Mugabe mocks opposition Grand Coalition

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has mocked efforts by opposition parties to form a "grand coalition" to contest in next year's elections. According to a broadcast...

Parliament divided on vote of ‘No Confidence’ on Zuma

Opinions in South African parliament are divided on whether to support the motion of noconfidence on President Jacob Zuma. There have been calls on ANC...

Skirmishes in Jo’burg as South Africans protest against Zuma

Skirmishes broke out in Johannesburg as more than 60,000 people marched in South African cities on Friday in largely peaceful protests to demand President...

S.A.’s Zuma not opposed to Friday protest outside his office

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is not opposed to a protest march by civil society group SaveSA this week to the capital's Union Buildings,...

South Africa’s ruling party rejects call for Zuma to quit

South Africa's governing party has again thrown its weight behind President Jacob Zuma, despite numerous calls from civil society, party allies and veterans for...

S.A must work harder to grow economy after S&P downgrade –...

South Africa's new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has said the credit rating downgrade by S&P meant the government had to pay even greater...

Children in Cape town suffer from water-related illness

Children in Cape Town of South Africa are now suffering from water-related illnesses due to an ongoing drought which has caused the water levels...

Rebuilding Sudan: French delegation meets with North Dafur governor

France says it is willing to help rebuild institutions destroyed by the war in Sudan. This followed a meeting between a delegation from the...
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