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Bashir fails to appear in court, trial postponed to August 17

JOHANNESBURG, August 1 – The trial of Omar al-Bashir, the ousted leader of Sudan who failed to appear in court on Wednesday due to...

Mnangagwa gets rid of energy minister Gumbo amid power cuts, fuel crisis

HARARE, May 15 ‑ President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday night dropped energy and power development minister, Joram Gumbo, amid crippling fuel shortages and power...

Ramaphosa salutes ‘hero’ Kenneth Kaunda as Zambia’s founding father turns 95

JOHANNESBURG, April 28 - President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday sent a congratulatory birthday message to Zambia's founding president and liberation hero Kenneth Kaunda as...

ANC expresses solidarity with victims of Cyclone Idai, calls for Paris agreement on greenhouse...

JOHANNESBURG, March 23 - The African National Congress has expressed solidarity with the victims of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, and called...

DRC military launches attack on militia group in east of country

JOHANNESBURG, November 1- The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army has launched a military offensive from Beni in North Kivu province, which borders Uganda...

Idai death toll hits 139 in Zim, corpses allegedly floating into Mozambique

HARARE, March 21 ‑ The official death toll from Cyclone Idai has hit 139 in Zimbabwe, with fears that the figure could rise, a...

Under pressure Mnangagwa invites Zim opposition leaders for talks

HARARE, February ‑ President Emmerson Mnangagwa has invited presidential candidates who participated in Zimbabwe’s 2018 elections to a meeting to discuss the framework for...

Kofi Annan peace forum discusses peace and security in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, September 18 – The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has discussed evolving trends in peace and security in Africa at...

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok survives bombing, assassination attempt

In the early hours of Monday morning, Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was in an attempted assassination attempt narrowly escaping the explosion, which damaged...

Israeli premier seeks to strengthen security ties with Ethiopia

JOHANNESBURG, September 2 - During Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s visit to Israel on Sunday, his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu called for stronger security...

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