Uganda seeks ‘rebels’ extradition from Tanzania

Uganda seeks ‘rebels’ extradition from Tanzania

The Ugandan police force has sent an official request to the government of Tanzania seeking the extradition of two other suspected rebels arrested together with Jamil Mukulu, the ...

Ivory Coast’s Drogba leaves Chelsea

Ivory Coast’s Drogba leaves Chelsea

The 37 year-old Ivorian Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has announced his departure from his club crowned champions of the English Premier League few weeks ago. “I still want to ...

S/Africa’s VP calls for caring society

S/Africa’s VP calls for caring society

As South Africa joins other African countries in celebrating Africa Day on Monday; Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on fellow South Africans to remain a caring society ...

No shortage of ARV drugs in S/Africa – Minister

No shortage of ARV drugs in S/Africa – Minister

South Africa has vehemently denied media reports that the country was facing extreme drug shortages, particularly in providing fixed-dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral drugs to ...

Lesotho, South Africa to discuss implications of new immigration law

Lesotho, South Africa to discuss implications of new immigration law

Lesotho's Minister of Home Affairs, Advocate Lekhetho Rakuoane says he has met with his South African counterpart Malusi Gigaba to discuss the implications of the new South African ...

Lesotho farmers express confidence in new budget allocation

Lesotho farmers express confidence in new budget allocation

Lesotho farmers have expressed their confidence in the budget allocations for the 2015/16 fiscal year which was presented in parliament on Friday, APA can report. The farmers on ...

S/Africa: Zuma leads nation in celebrating Africa Day

S/Africa: Zuma leads nation in celebrating Africa Day

Africa Day, which falls on Monday, is a celebration of African progress and a time to reflect on the challenges that remain in the continent, South African President Jacob Zuma has ...

Uganda seeks ‘rebels’ extradition from Tanzania

The Ugandan police force has sent an official request to the government of Tanzania seeking the extradition of two other suspected rebels arrested together with Jamil Mukulu, the leader of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).The two, Omar Abdullah Mukuta and Mohammed Matovu Ssebataka are alleged to be ADF rebel members. They were arrested in Tanzania on various suspicions that are yet to be revealed and were, ...

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Canadian tourist dies in Ugandan park

A Canadian tourist has died in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National in Kisoro District. 75-year-old Gregory Plifold collapsed and died on Monday morning while tracking the Bweza Gorilla Family in the company of seven other visitors. Prior to his death, Plifold was not known to have any complications and reportedly looked in good health. The Public Relations Manager Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Jossy ...

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Kenya nabs Vietnamese for alleged rhino horn smuggling

A Vietnamese citizen has been arrested in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi for smuggling rhino horns out of Mozambique, APA learnt Monday.According to media reports, the arrest however took place, not in Maputo, but in Nairobi as the Vietnamese, named as 47 year old Vuanh Tuan, awas on transit at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport from Maputo and bound for Hanoi. The head of the criminal investigation police ...

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Ivory Coast’s Drogba leaves Chelsea

The 37 year-old Ivorian Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has announced his departure from his club crowned champions of the English Premier League few weeks ago. “I still want to play a year and, to have more playing time, I think I have to go to another club,� Drogba said on Sunday, shortly after the final day of the English Championship. “All the fans know my love for Chelsea and I hope to come back ...

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S/Sudan: Group of former political detainees expected in Juba

The Acting Secretary General of the ruling SPLM Anne Ito on Monday told reporters that her secretariat is expected to receive the former discontented SPLM members known as former political detainees in Juba next week.“We should expect an advance team of the former detainees led by Deng Alor to arrive juba this coming week� pronounced Ito to the well-attended press conference. Ms. Ito however added that ...

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Botswana’s traditional leaders push for polygamy legalization

Yarona FM radio station on Monday reported that the tribal leadership in Botswana is reportedly pushing to have polygamy legalized in the Southern African country.The radio station reports that when speaking during the National Culture Day celebrations in Tonota in northern Botswana recently, tribal leader Kebinatshwene Mosielele said traditional leadership was in support of polygamy because the country had ...

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S/Africa’s VP calls for caring society

As South Africa joins other African countries in celebrating Africa Day on Monday; Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on fellow South Africans to remain a caring society which will not entertain intolerance, lawlessness and xenophobic violence against foreign nationals resident here.Speaking at the Gauteng Province's Inter-Faith Prayer Day held at the Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, Ramaphosa ...

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Kenya continues with repatriation of Somali refugees

Kenya will repatriate more than 200 Somali refugees this week in an ongoing repatriation exercise that has so far seen over 2,000 refugees go home. According to the Department of Refugee Affairs, the repatriation of the refugees will commence Monday after heavy rains affected the process in the past one month. The repatriation of the refugees from Dadaab-the world's largest refugee camp in northern Kenya, is ...

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No shortage of ARV drugs in S/Africa – Minister

South Africa has vehemently denied media reports that the country was facing extreme drug shortages, particularly in providing fixed-dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral drugs to HIV/Aids patients nationwide.Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Monday said media reports began last week when a national newspaper reported that there was a drug shortage in the country and the TV news channel eNCA broadcast a ...

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Lesotho, South Africa to discuss implications of new immigration law

Lesotho's Minister of Home Affairs, Advocate Lekhetho Rakuoane says he has met with his South African counterpart Malusi Gigaba to discuss the implications of the new South African Immigration Act. Rakuoane on Monday said the governments of Lesotho and South Africa have agreed to constitute working committees of officials of the two countries who would develop an agenda to address strategic issues relating ...

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