Tag: Central Africa

Southern Africa:Region Unhappy With Lesotho’s Reforms

THE government is tomorrow expected to table a progress report at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Windhoek, Namibia amid indications that the regional body is increasingly impatient with the slow pace of implementing multi-sector reforms.

Rwanda:Govt Suspends 57 Schools in Fresh Crackdown

The Ministry of Education has suspended, for a week, 57 public schools, citing failure to meet the basic requirements which students need to be able to follow their studies.

Zimbabwe:Government of National Unity is the Way Forward

In order to prevent Zimbabwe from plunging into unstoppable violence, which will stall economic reconstruction and unleash a fresh wave of people seeking refuge in South Africa, the country must cobble together a government of national unity which involves all parties.

Nigeria:Govt Tasks Herbal Medicine Practitioners on Cure for Cancer

Abuja -Herbal and alternative medicine practitioners in the country have been encouraged to work towards finding a cure for cancer through medicinal plants.

Zimbabwe:Inflation Rises to 4,29%

Zimbabwe's annual inflation rate rose 1,38 percent to 4,29 percent in July, latest figures from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZImStats) show.

Zimbabwe:Poll Petition Hearing Set for August 22

The Constitutional Court will next Wednesday hear the case in which MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa is contesting President Mnangagwa's victory in the July 30 presidential election.

South Africa:Marikana Accountability – It’s Time Ramaphosa Acted

The 2012 Marikana massacre in South Africa's North West Province, in which 34 miners were killed by the police, remains an unhealed scar in post democratic South Africa. Two of the most important unresolved issues involve accountability and reparations.

Zimbabwe:Divisions Rock Opposition MDC-Alliance

MDC-Alliance -- led by Mr Nelson Chamisa -- is on the brink of an imminent split fronted by one of its co-principals Mr Tendai Biti, who has the backing of several Western capitals, principally Washington, to take over the opposition's leadership, The Herald can reveal.

Zimbabwe:President Scoffs at U.S. Decision to Renew Sanctions

President Mnangagwa yesterday scoffed at the decision by the United States of America to renew illegal sanctions against Zimbabwe. He implored newly-appointed US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Brian Nichols to have a correct appreciation of events here.

South Sudan:All You Need to Know About the New Power-Sharing Accord

Kampala -After months of negotiations aimed at ending a civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and forced some 4.5 million from their homes since December 2013, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed new power-sharing and ceasefire agreements on 5 August.