Diplomatic blows between Rwanda and South Africa after attempted assassination

In an apparent culmination of a long standing diplomatic furore between South Africa and Rwanda, the two countries have expelled each other’s diplomats. This came to a head on Friday when Kigali asked six South African diplomats to pack their bags and leave the Central African country in what was described by its foreign ministry as reciprocation for the dismissal of three of its own personnel. This was after Pretoria gave three Rwandan officials only seventy two hours ... Read more »
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By PAW On Monday, November 4th, 2013

Four Somalis Arrested and Charged Over Westgate Mall Attack

It is reported that at least four people of Somali origin have been arrested and charged in Kenya over the Westgate Mall attack in what is increasingly being referred to in media circles as the September Siege.... Read more »
By Fredrick Nwabufo On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Nigerian Workers And Work Ethics

A studied view of some Nigerian workers brings to the pellucid surface flotsam and jetsam of brazen and utter disregard for work ethics and professionalism. Pragmatic and religious observance of even common nua... Read more »
By PAW On Monday, September 30th, 2013

Africa on Terror Alert After Militants Shoot Sleeping Students in Nigeria

The world is still coming to terms with the violent attack on sleeping students at the College of Agriculture in the Yobe state of Nigeria. A group of militants stormed the college on Sunday morning and all hel... Read more »
By PAW On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Suspect in Kenyan Mall Attack May Have Ties to South Africa

The facts surrounding certain crime stories have led many people to believe that South Africa is a haven for criminals and in particular, terrorists. Criminals either choose to come to South Africa to commit th... Read more »
By PAW On Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Latest on Kenyan Mall Shooting

The city of Nairobi in Kenya resembles a war zone after a group of heavily armed terrorists walked into the Westgate Mall and opened fire on patrons. The attack began without warning around lunch time on Saturd... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

SADC Does Not Have A Regional Migration Policy

Southern African Development Communities (SADC) does not have a regional migration policy. Service standards and migration requirements vary from country to country within the SADC. This is what the chairperson... Read more »
By PAW On Thursday, July 4th, 2013

President of Egypt Ousted in Military Coup

“For the sake of Egypt and for historical accuracy, let’s call what is happening by its real name: Military coup.” This was a Facebook status update by Essam al Haddad who is the Egyptian pres... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, June 14th, 2013

Zimbabwean Elections Scheduled for 31 July

After being ordered by the constitutional court to announce an election date no later than the end of July, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has settled on the last day of July. According to media reports on ... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Lecturer Gets 3 Months for Calling Mugabe “A Rotten Old Donkey”

The story of the outspoken lecturer who called Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe “a rotten old donkey” was widely reported on in the media this Saturday. Chenjerai Pamhiri is employed by the Great Zimbabwe... Read more »