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Australian tourist found dead in Zimbabwe

Australian tourist found dead in Zimbabwe

An elderly Australian man was last week found dead in his hotel room while on holiday in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo, APA learnt here Sunday.The Southern Eye reported ...

Zambian parties demand meeting with Sata over constitution – report

Zambian parties demand meeting with Sata over constitution – report

A coalition of Zambian opposition parties has petitioned President Michael Sata to call for a meeting to resolve an impasse over the country's stalled constitution-making process, ...

ANC poised to retain parliamentary majority – poll

ANC poised to retain parliamentary majority – poll

An exclusive poll by the Sunday Times suggests that the African National Congress will cruise to a comfortable two-thirds majority victory in South Africa's eagerly awaited ...

Zimbabwe Easter death toll rises to 21

Zimbabwe Easter death toll rises to 21

The Easter death toll in Zimbabwe has risen to 21 while 163 have been injured in road accidents since the holiday began on Thursday, the police reported on Saturday.According to the ...

Angola, Zambia to strengthen health cooperation

Angola, Zambia to strengthen health cooperation

Zambian Community Development and Infant-Maternal Health Minister, Emerine Kabanshi, is due in Angola on Sunday for a five-day visit aimed at strengthening cooperation between ...

Mozambican police foil arms deal

Mozambican police foil arms deal

Mozambican police have arrested two men for attempting to sell arms and ammunition in the central city of Chimoio where suspected gunmen aligned to the main opposition Renamo are ...

Angola arrests 37 foreigners for illegal diamond prospecting

Angola arrests 37 foreigners for illegal diamond prospecting

Some 37 foreign national have been detained for illegal prospecting for diamonds in the central Bie province, the police said Saturday.Provincial police spokesperson in Bie, Antonio ...

Australian tourist found dead in Zimbabwe

An elderly Australian man was last week found dead in his hotel room while on holiday in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo, APA learnt here Sunday.The Southern Eye reported that John Rodney Deyer, 66, was found dead in his room at a hotel in the second city Bulawayo. The paper did not however disclose when the body was discovered but quoted police spokesperson Paul Nyathi as saying law enforcement ...

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Zambian parties demand meeting with Sata over constitution – report

A coalition of Zambian opposition parties has petitioned President Michael Sata to call for a meeting to resolve an impasse over the country's stalled constitution-making process, APA learnt here Sunday.According to Zambia Reports, the heads of 16 opposition political parties have written to Sata asking for a meeting over the constitution making process impasse. The 16 include United Party for National ...

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ANC poised to retain parliamentary majority – poll

An exclusive poll by the Sunday Times suggests that the African National Congress will cruise to a comfortable two-thirds majority victory in South Africa's eagerly awaited parliamentary elections next month.The poll said the ANC would win 65.5 percent of the vote in elections set for May 7 despite the controversy around President Jacob Zuma's alleged abuse of US$21 million in public funds to construct his ...

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Zimbabwe Easter death toll rises to 21

The Easter death toll in Zimbabwe has risen to 21 while 163 have been injured in road accidents since the holiday began on Thursday, the police reported on Saturday.According to the latest road accident statistics from the Zimbabwe Republic Police, there was a 28-percent increase in the number of road traffic accidents so far this year compared to the same period last year. A total of 143 accidents had been ...

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Angola, Zambia to strengthen health cooperation

Zambian Community Development and Infant-Maternal Health Minister, Emerine Kabanshi, is due in Angola on Sunday for a five-day visit aimed at strengthening cooperation between Luanda and Lusaka.According to a statement from the Ministry of Welfare and Social Reintegration on Saturday, Kabanshi is expected to hold meetings with Angolan Welfare and Social Reintegration Minister Joao Baptista Kussumua and visit ...

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Mozambican police foil arms deal

Mozambican police have arrested two men for attempting to sell arms and ammunition in the central city of Chimoio where suspected gunmen aligned to the main opposition Renamo are attacking security forces, APA has learnt.According to state-run Mozambique news agency AIM, the men were found in possession of an AK-47 assault rifle, an MG machine-gun and about 200 bullets for these guns. Manica province police ...

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Angola arrests 37 foreigners for illegal diamond prospecting

Some 37 foreign national have been detained for illegal prospecting for diamonds in the central Bie province, the police said Saturday.Provincial police spokesperson in Bie, Antonio Hossi told the Angolan Press Agency that the foreigners were detained this week for alleged illegal prospecting of diamonds. He said the arrested foreigners are from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali and the Republic of ...

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Zambia ruling party threatens action on Sata insults

Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front has threatened to “ruthlessly deal" with opposition politicians who insult President Michael Sata, according to media reports monitored here Saturday.According to the Lusaka Times and state-run Zambia Daily Mail, Patriotic Front youth members in Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces have warned opposition parties in the country to stop insulting Sata. The ruling party's Lusaka ...

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Paris grants over CFA130m towards CAR poll

The National Election Authority (ANE) in the Central Africa Republic and the French embassy signed two financing agreements totaling over CFA 130 million in Bangui on Friday.Agreements in this regard were signed at the headquarters of ANE in Bangui by the president of the institution, Dieudonne Kombot Yaya, and French ambassador, Jean Charles Malinas. The deal marks the beginning of the implementation of ...

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Algeria: Ailing Bouteflika relected for fourth term

Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been returned to power with 81.53 percent of the vote from Thursday's elections, according to the interior ministry in Algiers on Friday.77-year old Bouteflika beat five other contenders to win a fourth term in office as opponents point to his ailing health from a stroke as a compelling reason for him to retire. The veteran leader, who has been ruling ...

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