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Africa demands Trump apology over racist remarks

January 13 2018 -THE organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent “shitholes”. The group’s mission in Washington DC expressed its “shock, dismay and outrage” and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans. The US leader made the alleged remark in a Thursday meeting on immigration. But Mr Trump ... Read More »

Ex footballer George Weah now Liberian president

December 27 2017 – Retired footballer George Weah has won the elections in Liberia to become that country’s 25th president. The senator of Montserrado County – once named Fifa World Player and winner of the much coveted Ballon d’or – defeated his 73-year-old opponent Vice President Joseph Boakai in a landslide victory in results announced in Liberia on Wednesday morning. ... Read More »

Kabila’s house burn’t down

December 27 2017 – DRC President Joseph Kabila’s country house was burned to the ground and a police officer was killed in the attack carried out overnight Sunday into Monday morning. “We firmly condemn this barbarous act and call on the population … to disassociate from any actions likely to compromise peace and development in this part of the country,” ... Read More »

SA to upgrade ports of entry to boost regional trade – Gigaba

October 25 2017– South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday said government was planning to upgrade the country’s key ports of entry in a bid to improve regional trade and curb slow economic growth. Gigaba said that there were many opportunities across the Sub-Saharan African region that South African companies could capitalise on as the region’s growth outlook had ... Read More »

Togan president urged to step down

October 25 2017 – The United States State Department has expressed deep concern over rising levels of violence and restrictions on freedom of expression and assembly in Togo, related to protests over proposed constitutional reforms. “We are particularly troubled by reports of excessive use of force by security forces and reports that government-sponsored vigilantes are using force and the threat ... Read More »

Kenya government bans protests ahead of election rerun

October 13 2017 – KENYA’s government, yesterday, Thursday banned demonstrations in three key cities, as tension was building ahead of a disputed rerun of the presidential election. Protests were banned in the capital city of Nairobi, coastal port city Mombasa and the western city of Kisumu, Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i said in a statement. The ban comes a day after ... Read More »

Kenyatta blasts Kenya’s judiciary

NAIROBI, Sept 2  2017 – KENYA’s president Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday (today) the country has “a problem” with its judiciary that must be fixed, a day after the Supreme Court annulled his election win last month and ordered a new poll within 60 days. “We shall revisit this thing. We clearly have a problem,” he said, referring to the ... Read More »

Southern Africa pledges to end violence against children

August 30  2017  – SOUTHERN African countries have committed to ending violence against children after World Vision Southern Africa officially launched its regional five-year campaign on Wednesday. The launch in Johannesburg, South Africa, was part of World Vision’s roll-out of its global campaign to curb violence against children entitled “It takes a world to end violence against children”. A United ... Read More »

President Mugabe expected in SA for SADC indaba

July 27 2017 –  PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and other regional leaders are expected in South Africa for the forthcoming 37th Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held at the department of international relations in Pretoria next month, deputy director-general responsible for Africa at the department of international relations and cooperation Xolisa Makaya . The SADC summit ... Read More »

Ex 91 year old Senegalese president to run for elections

July 11  2017 – Former  91 year old Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has returned to the capital Dakar to lead his party for the forthcoming elections after spending years abroad following a failed attempt at securing a third term in office. The Wade flew into Dakar on Monday from Paris, accompanied by his wife Viviane. He retains a strong support ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes
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