Mugabe Dismisses Gay Rights at the UN General Assembly

On September 28, at the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA ) meeting, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, dismissed calls from the United Nations to administrate gay rights in Zimbabwe. Speaking at the UNGA meeting, Mugabe said that upholding human rights is the obligation of all member states, but intensely rejected the infliction of what he called “new rights” for gay marriage that have been encouraged and supported elsewhere in the world. The nona... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Zhuwao Vows to Push on Mugabe’s Programme

On Friday Zimbabwe’s state media reported that Patrick Zhuwao, the recently appointed Zimbabwe’s indigenisation minister took an oath to push on with President Robert Gabriel Mugabe’s controversial progra... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Boko Haram Kills Hundreds and Beheads Members

Boko Haram is at it again. This time killing nearly 200 people in 48 hours of violence in north eastern Nigeria on Friday and beheading 11 of its own members as told by witnesses. The attacks were staged out fr... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

UN Refugee Chief Says a Crisis is Emerging in Burundi

The United Nations announced on Wednesday that they are very worried about the developments in the Great Lakes Region country of Burundi following the political unrests that have been unfolding in that country.... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

East Africa Silent About Protests as Burundi Slides into Constitutional Crisis: Amnesty International

As Burundi tightens its hand on all forms of media coverage on the issue of protests against their President Pierre Nkurunziza running for a third term and moved to clamp down on protesters, a rights group has ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Fires Back Over Nzimande Visa

The Israeli government on Friday reacted to the South African Communist Party’s (SACP) statement in which it said it would further intensify its campaign against the Israelis after they denied their leade... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

147 People Killed by Al-Shabaab in Kenya

In the early hours of Thursday, the 2nd of April, at least four gunmen who had themselves strapped with explosives and other forms of ammunition stormed the gates of Garissa University in the northern part of K... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, March 6th, 2015

Lesotho Elections: Thabane out, Mosisili in after Coalition.

The small Kingdom of Lesotho is set to see a change of government following the announcement by the political parties in that country that they will be forming a coalition on Wednesday. The formation effectivel... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Mugabe Birthday Celebrations ‘Obscene’: MDC

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has described as ‘obscene’ the party that has been planned by the ruling party, ZANU PF, to celebrate the belated birthday of its nonagenarian lea... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Floods kill 176 and Leave Thousands Homeless in Malawi

The past month has been like a living hell for the people of the tiny Southern African nation of Malawi as rains have savaged more than half of the country, leaving more than 170 people dead and close to 20 000... Read more »