Mali peace talks: Leader makes prayer appeals

Mali peace talks: Leader makes prayer appeals

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appealed for prayers from his compatriots ahead of peace talks in the Algerian capital Algiers next Monday.IBK's appeal on Wednesday was ...

Mozambique requests waiver of Angola entry visas

Mozambique requests waiver of Angola entry visas

Mozambique has requested Angola to waive entry visas in a move meant to boost business activity between the two countries, APA learnt here Thursday.According to state news agency ...

Kenyan bails out cash strapped counties with $328m

Kenyan bails out cash strapped counties with $328m

Kenya's national government on Wednesday came to the aid of the 47 cash strapped County governments saying it will disburse $328 million to pay August salaries for civil servants.On ...

Police detain scores of Zimbabwean opposition protesters

Police detain scores of Zimbabwean opposition protesters

Zimbabwean police on Wednesday crashed a peaceful protest by opposition activists who wanted to march to present a petition on economic challenges to Speaker of Parliament Jacob ...

Namibian police kill unemployed youth

Namibian police kill unemployed youth

Namibian police and a group of unemployed youth calling themselves “Children of the Liberation Struggle” are headed for collision course after one of the activists was shot dead by ...

John Legend cancels Zimbabwe concert

John Legend cancels Zimbabwe concert

American R&B singer John Legend has cancelled his Zimbabwe show which was slated for November in Harare but did not give reasons for the latest development, APA learnt here ...

S/Africa: Ruling party official accused of leaking Zuma letter

S/Africa: Ruling party official accused of leaking Zuma letter

South Africa's Public Protector (Ombudsman), Thuli Madonsela has claimed that a senior member of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) leaked her confidential letter to ...

Mali peace talks: Leader makes prayer appeals

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appealed for prayers from his compatriots ahead of peace talks in the Algerian capital Algiers next Monday.IBK's appeal on Wednesday was published in public media outlets as he exhorted the country's religious leaders to organize prayer sessions on Friday and Sunday across the entire country for the talks to succeed. He invited particularly Muslims in Mali to ...

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Mozambique requests waiver of Angola entry visas

Mozambique has requested Angola to waive entry visas in a move meant to boost business activity between the two countries, APA learnt here Thursday.According to state news agency AIM, Mozambique's Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister Oldemiro Baloi made the request during a meeting in the Angolan capital Luanda. He noted that it was imperative that the Mozambican and Angolan governments should facilitate ...

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Kenyan bails out cash strapped counties with $328m

Kenya's national government on Wednesday came to the aid of the 47 cash strapped County governments saying it will disburse $328 million to pay August salaries for civil servants.On Tuesday, governors expressed concern that none of the 47 counties had money to pay salaries, following the delay in disbursement of 228 billion shillings ($2.5 billion) allocated to counties this financial year. Addressing ...

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Police detain scores of Zimbabwean opposition protesters

Zimbabwean police on Wednesday crashed a peaceful protest by opposition activists who wanted to march to present a petition on economic challenges to Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda. Police in riot gear descended on about 100 Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters who were marching in central Harare to protest over the deteriorating economic situation that is marked by company closures and ...

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Namibian police kill unemployed youth

Namibian police and a group of unemployed youth calling themselves “Children of the Liberation Struggle” are headed for collision course after one of the activists was shot dead by law enforcement agents on Wednesday.Available information indicates that a 26-year-old woman was killed following a scuffle with the authorities over the group's right to march to the ruling Swapo party's headquarters. Jesaya ...

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John Legend cancels Zimbabwe concert

American R&B singer John Legend has cancelled his Zimbabwe show which was slated for November in Harare but did not give reasons for the latest development, APA learnt here Wednesday.According to information posted on his official website, the Harare leg of his All of Me World Tour, which was scheduled to take place on November 19 at the Harare International Conference Centre, has been cancelled but the ...

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S/Africa: Ruling party official accused of leaking Zuma letter

South Africa's Public Protector (Ombudsman), Thuli Madonsela has claimed that a senior member of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) leaked her confidential letter to President Jacob Zuma to the media, a press report said Wednesday."She has been advised confidentially that a senior member of the ruling party leaked the confidential letter to the media, a conduct she considers improper," the South ...

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S/African charity off to Gaza to deliver relief items

South African humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers, is en route to the Gaza Strip with 16 tonnes of emergency medical supplies valued at US$1.5 million to donate to Palestinians in the war-ravaged enclave following 50 days of Israeli bombings, an official said Wednesday.According to Gift of the Givers' founder and director Imtiaz Sooliman, the medical teams departed Tuesday night through OR Tambo ...

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Malawi press highlights reaction to ministers salary hike, others

Malawi's media focused Wednesday on reaction to the proposed 583-percent hike in salaries for cabinet ministers and an order for the government to pay former Clerk of Parliament Matilda Katopola her terminal benefits.The Daily Times newspaper said outspoken civil rights activist John Kapito described the proposal of a hefty salary hike for ministers as joke meant to play with people's mind. He said the ...

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Namibians urged to postponed pilgrimage to TB Joshua

Health Minister Richard Kamwi on Tuesday appealed to Namibians who plan to travel to Nigeria in search of spiritual healing from world renowned preacher TB Joshua to postpone such plans until the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is brought under control.Many Namibians flock to Lagos, the base of TB Joshua's Church of All Nations (SCOAN), to seek spiritual deliverance from the revered prophet. “No Namibians ...

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