Mozambique president ready to meet Dhlakama again

Mozambique president ready to meet Dhlakama again

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi has said he is ready to meet again with the leader of the main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama, but any such meetings should have a ...

Beninese hit the polls to elect MPs

Beninese hit the polls to elect MPs

The Beninese are voting on Sunday to elect 83 MPs, at a ballot initially scheduled for March, which many political analysts consider “a major test” before the 2016 presidential ...

Troops surround opposition leader’s house in Juba

Troops surround opposition leader’s house in Juba

The Juba home of South Sudan's opposition leader Lam Akol has been surrounded by troops. Soldiers have been “blockading� Akol's house since Thursday evening but have given no ...

Suspended S/African Airways boss resigns

Suspended S/African Airways boss resigns

Suspended South African Airways (SAA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Monwabisi Kalawe has resigned with immediate effect, the national carrier confirmed on Friday.Kalawe had filed an ...

S/Africa: Pretoria takes stand against xenophobic attacks

S/Africa: Pretoria takes stand against xenophobic attacks

Thousands of Pretoria residents on Friday took to the streets to march against the xenophobic attacks happening in some townships of Johannesburg and Durban against foreign ...

Lesotho PM to attend SADC Extraordinary Summit in Zimbabwe

Lesotho PM to attend SADC Extraordinary Summit in Zimbabwe

Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili will head Lesotho's delegation to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Summit to be held in Zimbabwe next week, an ...

Zimbabwe: Accreditation of officials commences ahead of special SADC summit

Zimbabwe: Accreditation of officials commences ahead of special SADC summit

Senior officials from member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) started arriving in Harare on Friday for the SADC Extraordinary Summit scheduled for the ...

Mozambique president ready to meet Dhlakama again

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi has said he is ready to meet again with the leader of the main opposition Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama, but any such meetings should have a concrete agenda that would produce results, APA can report Sunday.At the end of his four-day “open and inclusive presidency� in Maputo province, Nyusi Saturday said he only liked going to meetings which he knew were likely to ...

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Beninese hit the polls to elect MPs

The Beninese are voting on Sunday to elect 83 MPs, at a ballot initially scheduled for March, which many political analysts consider “a major test” before the 2016 presidential election. To date, the current President Thomas Boni Yayi will complete his second term. Voting stations opened at 07:00 to host the nearly 4.4 million registered voters. Twenty parties or coalitions are running for these elections ...

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Troops surround opposition leader’s house in Juba

The Juba home of South Sudan's opposition leader Lam Akol has been surrounded by troops. Soldiers have been “blockading� Akol's house since Thursday evening but have given no reason for the move. Lam Akol, the leader of the SPLM-DC is originally from Upper Nile State which has witnessed deadly clashes between rebels and government forces since December 2013. Akol told UN radio in Juba on Friday that ...

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Suspended S/African Airways boss resigns

Suspended South African Airways (SAA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Monwabisi Kalawe has resigned with immediate effect, the national carrier confirmed on Friday.Kalawe had filed an urgent application in the Labour Court in respect of two alleged protected disclosures before labour arbitrator Nazeer Cassim, where the two parties� legal representatives argued on the merits of the case on 17 April 2015. The ...

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S/Africa: Pretoria takes stand against xenophobic attacks

Thousands of Pretoria residents on Friday took to the streets to march against the xenophobic attacks happening in some townships of Johannesburg and Durban against foreign nationals, APA can report.The march started at City Hall and proceeded to the Union Buildings, the seat of government, where the demonstrators handed over a memorandum, pledging their support in the fight against the recent violence. ...

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Lesotho PM to attend SADC Extraordinary Summit in Zimbabwe

Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili will head Lesotho's delegation to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Summit to be held in Zimbabwe next week, an official said Friday.Chief information officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Teboho Mapetla announced Friday in Maseru that the summit was expected to adopt the Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) ...

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Zimbabwe: Accreditation of officials commences ahead of special SADC summit

Senior officials from member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) started arriving in Harare on Friday for the SADC Extraordinary Summit scheduled for the Zimbabwean capital on 29 April.Accreditation of officials and the media from the 15-member regional bloc opened in Harare on Friday. The summit is expected to approve an industrialisation strategy for the region as well as discuss ...

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Nigerian leader orders dismantling of campaign billboards, posters

Following the defacing of the billboards used for the presidential campaign by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the country, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation and other bodies that campaigned for his re-election to start removing the posters, billboards, banners, signs and other campaign materials they erected nationwide. The presidential spokesman, ...

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives insists on constitution amendment

As the controversy over constitutional amendment rages, Nigeria's House of Representatives insisted it did not flout any constitutional requirement in the process of amending the constitution, which President Goodluck Jonathan rejected.The Deputy Minority Whip of the House, Mr. Samson Osagie, who gave explanations on Thursday in Abuja on aspects of the constitution review contended by the president, said ...

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Moz parliament approves own budget

The Mozambican parliament has approved its own budget to the tune of $38.4 million for its activities in 2015 before discussing the long overdue general annual state budget for the same year, APA learnt on Thursday.According to private TV station, Stv, the parliament also awarded itself a massive 35.5 percent increase as compared to its budget allocation in 2014. The budget and plan of activities passed with ...

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