Friday, May 29, 2020

President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has confirmed he will step down before August’s poll

Angola's long-time President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has confirmed he will step down before August's poll and has announced his likely successor. He told a...

Zimbabwe minister takes ‘jibe at black people’

Many black businessmen in Zimbabwe refuse to pay taxes, but expect the government to provide them with public services, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has...

Angola’s defence minister Joao Lourenco set to contest presidency

Angola's Defence Minister Joao Lourenco, 62, will be the ruling MPLA party's candidate in presidential elections due in August, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos...

Zimbabweans to donate 150 cows towards Mugabe’s 93rd birthday party

Zimbabweans have reportedly been urged to donate at least 150 cattle towards President Mugabe’s upcoming birthday on February 21. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper,...

10 Interesting Backstories About How These African Countries Got Their Names

Liberia Liberia got its name from the group of Quakers and slaveholders who wanted to repatriate freed Black people to Africa, a report by PBS...

Tsvangirai denounces arrest of #ThisFlag pastor

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has condemned the arrest of Pastor Evan Mawarire, who was held on his return to the country on Wednesday. Mr...

President Mugabe rejects Africa fair elections charter

by: Wendy Muperi ANALYSTS have slammed President Robert Mugabe failure to sign and ratify the African Charter on elections and governance, describing the development as...

MOROCCO TO REJOIN AFRICAN UNION DESPITE WESTERN SAHARA DISPUTE

Addis Ababa (AFP) - The African Union decided Monday to allow Morocco back in the fold after a 33-year absence, despite stiff resistance from...

Photos: Popular American Music Star Rihanna Visits School Children in Malawi

International superstar, Rihanna visited a school in Lilongwe, Malawi on Thursday Jan. 26th. The 28-year-old pop star toured the classrooms and met with the...

United Kingdom funds Zimbabwe $25m interest free loan

THE British government has extended a 25 million dollar loan facility to Zimbabwe towards the procurement of grain maize to fight hunger that is...

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How Brazilian football legend Pelé stopped a major Nigerian war for two days

He was so powerful and admired by many people in his heydays that he was able to achieve what political leaders and the international...

WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trial

The World Health Organization has temporarily paused the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as part of a global effort to find a cure for...

25 May: Africa Liberation Day – statement by HE Moussa Faki Mahamat Chairman of...

25 May: Africa Liberation Day - statement by HE Moussa Faki Mahamat Chairman of the African Union Commission African brothers and sisters, Today we commemorate the...