Brazzaville expels 2.434 DR Congolese since 2014

Brazzaville expels 2.434 DR Congolese since 2014

About 2,434 DR Congolese have been expelled from neighboring Congo-Brazzaville since the beginning of the year, the Spokesman of DRC's government, Lambert Mende Omalanga indicated ...

Senior Zimbabwe official blasts “unhelpful” China

Senior Zimbabwe official blasts “unhelpful” China

A top ally of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday blasted China for making false promises and not doing enough to assist Harare overcome its economic challenges, ...

Missing Botswana police helicopter found, no survivors

Missing Botswana police helicopter found, no survivors

Botswana police commissioner Keabetswe Makgope said Wednesday that rescuers have discovered a police helicopter that went missing at the weekend and that none of three officers in ...

Malawi introduces electronic voter verification platforms

Malawi introduces electronic voter verification platforms

The Malawi Election Information Centre and Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on Wednesday rolled out an electronic voter verification exercise that will see the electorate verifying ...

Two Mozambican soldiers killed in Renamo ambush

Two Mozambican soldiers killed in Renamo ambush

Two Mozambican soldiers have been killed in an ambush by suspected Renamo militants in the central district of Gorongosa, private television station STv reported Wednesday.The ...

Senegal bans Wade homecoming rally

Senegal bans Wade homecoming rally

The Prefect of Dakar, Alyoune Badara Diop has prohibited a planned rally scheduled for Wednesday's return to Senegal of ex president Abdoulaye Wade by his Senegalese Democratic ...

S/African VP to woo investors, give lecture in UK

S/African VP to woo investors, give lecture in UK

South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe was Wednesday expected to embark on a four-day official visit to the United Kingdom where he would engage with the business ...

Brazzaville expels 2.434 DR Congolese since 2014

About 2,434 DR Congolese have been expelled from neighboring Congo-Brazzaville since the beginning of the year, the Spokesman of DRC's government, Lambert Mende Omalanga indicated during a miinisterial council meeting chaired by President Joseph Desire Kabila on Wednesday. According to M. Mende who doubles as Media minister, high-powered governmental delegations have already taken a trip to Brazzaville in a ...

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Senior Zimbabwe official blasts “unhelpful” China

A top ally of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday blasted China for making false promises and not doing enough to assist Harare overcome its economic challenges, according to the state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.The public broadcaster quoted Presidential Affairs Minister Didymus Mutasa as saying Zimbabweans were on their own and should not expect much help from the Chinese in their ...

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Missing Botswana police helicopter found, no survivors

Botswana police commissioner Keabetswe Makgope said Wednesday that rescuers have discovered a police helicopter that went missing at the weekend and that none of three officers in the plane survived the crash occurred in the Okavango Delta.The helicopter went mission on 20 April and it was finally found by the rescue and search team on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased were two superintendents and inspector ...

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Malawi introduces electronic voter verification platforms

The Malawi Election Information Centre and Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on Wednesday rolled out an electronic voter verification exercise that will see the electorate verifying their details through phones and Internet.According to MEC project manager Levi Kabwato, registered voters in the upcoming elections could now send free text messages using their mobile phones and a website which has been created ...

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Two Mozambican soldiers killed in Renamo ambush

Two Mozambican soldiers have been killed in an ambush by suspected Renamo militants in the central district of Gorongosa, private television station STv reported Wednesday.The station said government forces on Tuesday attacked a Renamo base at Nhaulunga in the Mucoza area after receiving intelligence that militias were concentrating in the area. The government unit however fell into an ambush while returning ...

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Senegal bans Wade homecoming rally

The Prefect of Dakar, Alyoune Badara Diop has prohibited a planned rally scheduled for Wednesday's return to Senegal of ex president Abdoulaye Wade by his Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS). “The rally scheduled for 23 April 2014 by Omar Sarr, PDS' national coordinator, at general De Gaule Avenue is hereby banned�, a note from the Prefect declared ahead of Wade's homecoming after two years out of the ...

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S/African VP to woo investors, give lecture in UK

South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe was Wednesday expected to embark on a four-day official visit to the United Kingdom where he would engage with the business community there, diplomatic sources said.According to the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, “the UK is one of the important sources of foreign direct investment (FDI) into South Africa from Europe, with total investment ...

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Boycott of presidential debate grabs Malawi headlines

Malawians on Wednesday woke up to the news of the snub by four presidential candidates of the first-ever presidential debate organised by the local chapter of the Media Institute for Southern Africa.Both Nation and the Daily Times carried stories on the failure by four out of the 12 presidential aspirants � including incumbent President Joyce Banda and Democratic Progressive Party leader Peter Mutharika ...

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S/Africa probes theft of 112 rhino horns

South Africa's Mpumalanga Province Tourism and Parks Agency (MPTPA) has launched an investigation into the theft of more than 100 rhino horns worth US$16 million that were stolen from a secure safe at the agency's premises over the Easter weekend, the agency confirmed on Wednesday.Agency spokesperson Kholofelo Nkambule said the daring break-in on Sunday was discovered by security personnel late Monday ...

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Botswana police chief discounts foul play in missing copter incident

Botswana police commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe on Wednesday ruled out foul play in the disappearance of a police helicopter that went missing at the weekend.The helicopter, which had three crew members, left Gumare village in the Okavango Delta in the evening of 20 April for Maun town but never reached its destination. Makgophe said they have since deployed aircrafts and a boat rescue team around the ...

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