Lesotho Coup Condemned by the Commonwealth and the SADC

It emerged on Saturday that there has been a coup in the mountainous kingdom of Lesotho, apparently staged by the country’s national army. According to the standing Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who has fled his country into neighboring South Africa, there was a clear attempt by the army to stage a coup de’tat, adding that his government was taking clear steps to nip it all in the bud. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, speaking from his daughter’s home in Sout... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Tsvangirai’s MDC Withdraws Talks Offer, Threatens Protests

The Zimbabwean main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, on Friday hinted at the fact that his party had withdrawn its offer for dialogue with the ZANU-PF led government of veteran leader, Robert Mugabe. He al... Read more »
By R On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Football stadium in Libya hosts public execution

A video has emerged of an Egyptian man being publicly executed in a football stadium by an extremist Islam group in the Libyan city of Derna on 19 August. The group, The Shura Council of Islamic Youth, have all... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Grace Mugabe Bares Fangs as She Makes her Way into Zimbabwean Politics

The First Lady in Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe is set to become the latest addition to the ZANU PF, the top decision making body in Zimbabwe. Grace Mugabe, the wife of 90 year old President Robert Mugabe was, last mo... Read more »
By R On Monday, August 4th, 2014

Nigerian Doctor Contracts Ebola

Nigerian Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, confirmed on Monday that the country is experiencing their second case of the deadly virus, as a doctor who treated a Liberian national who died from the disease h... Read more »
By R On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Ebola: Concern At Commonwealth Games; Two Quarantined In Nigeria

  The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa is causing shockwaves globally as fears mount and the nations battle to contain it. With Liberia and Sierra Leone issuing warnings at a national level, call... Read more »
By R On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

State Of Emergency Declared In Sierra Leone Due To Ebola

The West African nation of Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency due to what is being referred to as the worst ever outbreak of Ebola. The president has committed to calling in the country’s nati... Read more »
By R On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Grace Mugabe Nominated For Secretary of Zanu-PF Women’s League

Grace Mugabe, wife of the current Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, has accepted a unanimous nomination to become secretary of the Zanu-PF Women’s League. The nomination was unanimous, with her recomme... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, July 20th, 2014

South Africa to Fire Israeli Ambassador in Protest of Israeli Offensive on Gaza

In the increasing Israeli offensive, two soldiers have been killed during an attack by Hamas militants, it has emerged. The militants are reported to have come out through a tunnel from the central Gaza Strip. ... Read more »
By R On Friday, July 11th, 2014

More Than 20 Initiation Schools Shut Down

Over 20 initiation schools have been forced to close down by government in Sekhukhuni district in Limpopo, since initiation season started this year. Government intends to close more of these illegal schools an... Read more »