Zimbabwe: Mugabe returns from Asia-Africa Summit

Zimbabwe: Mugabe returns from Asia-Africa Summit

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe returned home on Monday from Indonesia where he attended the Asia-Africa Summit.Current African Union chairperson, Mugabe co-chaired the summit ...

Togo: incumbent ahead in partial results of presidential poll

Togo: incumbent ahead in partial results of presidential poll

– Outgoing Togolese president, Faure Gnassingbe is ahead of his main challenger, Jean-Pierre Fabre, I the Togolese presidential elections, with 133,375 votes against 68,957 votes, ...

SADC ministers pay tribute to late Tanzanian liberation hero

SADC ministers pay tribute to late Tanzanian liberation hero

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council on Monday paid tribute to late Tanzanian army general Hashim Mbita who died at the weekend and was credited with leading ...

UK: USA expresses regret over Burundi’s disregard for the Arusha Agreement

UK: USA expresses regret over Burundi’s disregard for the Arusha Agreement

The United States has deeply regrets the decision by Burundi's ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of Democracy–Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), to ...

Burundi: Four deaths in protests against Nkurunziza’s candidature

Burundi: Four deaths in protests against Nkurunziza’s candidature

The clashes which broke out on Sunday in Bujumbura, Burundi's capital, between the police and people resolutely opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's third term bid for the ...

Sudan: Bashir re-elected president with 94% of the votes

Sudan: Bashir re-elected president with 94% of the votes

Outgoing Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir has been re-elected for another five year term, winning the just concluded presidential election by 94%. The National Election Commission ...

Zimbabwean minister urges rethink on S/Africa’s suitability as Pan African Parliament seat

Zimbabwean minister urges rethink on S/Africa’s suitability as Pan African Parliament seat

Zimbabwe's Information Minister Jonathan Moyo on Monday called on Africa to reflect on the suitability of South Africa to continue hosting the Pan African Parliament in the face of ...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe returns from Asia-Africa Summit

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe returned home on Monday from Indonesia where he attended the Asia-Africa Summit.Current African Union chairperson, Mugabe co-chaired the summit with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. In his address to the summit, the veteran Zimbabwean leader called on African and Asian countries to unite in their quest to push for the reform of the global world order, including the United ...

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Togo: incumbent ahead in partial results of presidential poll

– Outgoing Togolese president, Faure Gnassingbe is ahead of his main challenger, Jean-Pierre Fabre, I the Togolese presidential elections, with 133,375 votes against 68,957 votes, according to partial results from 934 polling stations published on Monday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).According to these results from six local independent electoral commissions (CELI), the two rivals ...

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SADC ministers pay tribute to late Tanzanian liberation hero

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council on Monday paid tribute to late Tanzanian army general Hashim Mbita who died at the weekend and was credited with leading the process to liberate several African countries. Meeting in Harare, Zimbabwe, the Council observed a minute of silence in honour of Mbita who chaired the Organisation for African Unity (OAU) Liberation Committee for 20 years from ...

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UK: USA expresses regret over Burundi’s disregard for the Arusha Agreement

The United States has deeply regrets the decision by Burundi's ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of Democracy–Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), to disregard the term-limit provisions of the Arusha Agreement by naming President Pierre Nkurunziza as its candidate for a third presidential term. A statement released Sunday by the US State Department said with this decision, Burundi ...

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Burundi: Four deaths in protests against Nkurunziza’s candidature

The clashes which broke out on Sunday in Bujumbura, Burundi's capital, between the police and people resolutely opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's third term bid for the presidential election scheduled to be held next June, caused four deaths, five injuries and several arrests among the protesters, APA noted on Monday. According to a toll received at APA, two deaths were reported during the first wave ...

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Sudan: Bashir re-elected president with 94% of the votes

Outgoing Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir has been re-elected for another five year term, winning the just concluded presidential election by 94%. The National Election Commission (NEC) announced here Monday that Bashir got 5.6 million votes out of around six million people who voted in the elections. The chairman of the NEC Dr. Mukhtar Alasam said in a press conference in Khartoum on Monday that the ...

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Zimbabwean minister urges rethink on S/Africa’s suitability as Pan African Parliament seat

Zimbabwe's Information Minister Jonathan Moyo on Monday called on Africa to reflect on the suitability of South Africa to continue hosting the Pan African Parliament in the face of xenophobic attacks in that country.“In light of xenophobic attacks it's right on this Freedom Day to reflect on SA's role as host to Pan African Parliament,” Moyo tweeted on Monday. South Africa is the seat of the Pan African ...

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Xenophobia taints S/Africa’s Freedom Day celebrations

South Africa is celebrating Freedom Day on Monday amid reports that some foreign nationals are still afraid to return to their former residential areas in Chatsworth Township of Durban and other trouble spots in the country for fear of being attacked again, APA has learnt.Freedom Day marks 21 years since all races in the country won the right to vote in the country's first free and fair elections that ...

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SADC Council of Ministers kicks off in Harare

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers began meeting in the Zimbabwean capital Harare on Monday to discuss an industrialisation strategy and a revised regional development blueprint.Officially opening the meeting, Council chairperson and Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said the meeting would deliberate on the industrialisation strategy and its implementation ...

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Sudan: Opposition warned against post-poll trouble

The government in Sudan has warned the opposition against attempting to cause problems after the announcement of the election results which are due on Monday. Presidential aide Ibrahim Gandour told a rally in Khartoum on Sunday that the opposition forces should desist from causing trouble whether the results favour them or not. “We have reports that the oppositions are planning to cause chaos in the ...

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