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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Southern Africa

AU Commission chair, Faki Mahamat concludes two-day visit to South Sudan

Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, concluded his two day visit to South Sudan where he travelled to Ganyiel, in Unity,...

Zuma, Mbeki mourn veteran anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada

South African president, Jacob Zuma has described the death veteran anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, as a national loss. Similarly, former president Thabo Mbeki described Kathrada's...

I still remain South Africa’s finance minister – Gordhan

The fate of South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan is again in question following reports that president Zuma is seeking to have him replaced. That's...

South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment alongside Nelson Mandela and went on to be an open critic...

South Africa’s Gordhan ordered home from London ahead of Gupta court...

TVC NEWS Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers his 2017 Budget Speech to Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 22, 2017. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...

Floods kill 11 people in Angola, many missing

At least eleven people have been killed with thousands homeless after a torrential rain hit Angola. Among the dead were a two-year-old baby and a...

Zimbabwe opposition demand UN-conducted vote

Zimbabwean opposition parties have demanded  that presidential elections next year be conducted by a committee set up by the United Nations and African...

Zimbabwe opposition parties want U.N. to oversee Presidential Poll

Zimbabwean opposition parties are not impressed by what they call the country's electoral body's conduct of past elections. The now want next year's presidential elections...

U.S. warns against deliberate starvation tactics in South Sudan

The United States has warned South Sudan's government against preventing humanitarian aid workers from reaching areas affected by famine. The United Nations declared famine in...

Rwanda to send troops to South Sudan

Rwanda is planning to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan, as part of the UN Mission (UNMISS) in the country. The acting Defence and military...
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