Africa

Congo opposition rejects new poll dates
  Comments - 2 weeks ago

Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition parties have rejected a new date for elections announced at the weekend to replace President Joseph Kabila, saying it violates the law and a political deal agreed with the government.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe sacks Vice President
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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president after he showed "traits of disloyalty", his information minister said on Monday

Opposition MPs walk out on South Africa's Zuma over corruption
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Jacob Zuma told South Africa’s parliament on Thursday he had received no payments from private companies or individuals during his time as president, as opposition lawmakers walked out in protest over the cost to the state of his legal fees.

Liberia's Supreme Court halts presidential run-off over fraud allegations
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Liberia’s Supreme Court has stayed next week’s presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who has alleged fraud.

Burundi becomes first nation to leave ICC
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

The move comes a year after Bujumbura notified the United Nations that it was quitting the world’s only permanent war crimes tribunal.

Zimbabwe to cut budget deficit despite elections
  Comments - 1 month ago

Zimbabwe plans to cut its budget deficit by half next year to four per cent of GDP, the national Treasury said.

Liberia headed for run-off in presidential election
  Comments - 1 month ago

Former soccer star George Weah will face Vice President Joseph Boakai, who was in second place with 29.1 percent, in a second round poll in November.

South Africa Court to reinstate corruption charges against Jacob Zuma
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South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday upheld a High Court ruling to reinstate hundreds of corruption charges filed against Jacob Zuma before he became president.

Court clerk suspended for wearing short, tight dress
  Comments - 2 months ago

A Ugandan Court clerk has been suspended for wearing a short dress while in the line of duty.

Minister disguises as patient, catches hospital workers demanding bribes (Video)
  Comments - 2 months ago

Uganda's Health State Minister is an agitated woman after she visited a public hospital and caught health workers demanding bribes to attend to patients.

Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai suffers severe vomiting, airlifted to South Africa
  Comments - 2 months ago

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai suffered severe vomiting after a party meeting and was airlifted from Harare to a Johannesburg hospital, a senior party source said on Saturday.

Mugabe launches new biometric voter registration ahead of 2018 polls
  Comments - 2 months ago

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday launched a new biometric voter registration ahead of polls set for next year.

Why Museveni could be Uganda’s president for life
  Comments - 2 months ago

A Ugandan group called National Online Taskforce which is affiliated to the ruling party has emerged ready to reinforce the scrapping of the presidential age limit clause so that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni stays in office forever.

Burundi coup general threatens to intensify attacks until President Nkurunzinza bows out of third term
  Comments - 2 years ago

In an exclusive interview with KTN’s John Alan Namu, Burundian rebel general Leonard Ngendakumana, who was part of a failed coup in May 13, 2015 to topple President Pierre Nkurunziza, has threatened further attacks until the government is overthrown.

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