Category Archives: General

Ex-Burundi Leader Rejects Warrant for His Arrest as Tactic

Pierre Buyoya, Burundi’s former president, on Sunday dismissed as politically motivated an arrest warrant issued against him for his alleged participation in the assassination of his country’s first democratically elected leader.

On Friday, Burundi’s attorney …

SOUTH AFRICA: HIGH COURT REJECTS WHITE FARMERS’ CHALLENGE TO LAND EXPROPRIATION PLANS

CAPE TOWN– South Africa’s High Court rejected a legal challenge on Friday brought by a group representing white farmers against President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plans for land expropriation without compensation.

Land is a hot-button issue in …

ZIMBABWE’S OUSTED PRES MUGABE IN SINGAPORE FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT, UNABLE TO WALK

HARARE– Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has been receiving medical treatment in Singapore for the last two months and is no longer able to walk, though he should return home next week, President Emmerson Mnangagwa …

Nigeria’s Buhari Launches Re-Election Bid With Corruption Still in Focus

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched his manifesto on Sunday, hoping his anti-corruption agenda can win him a second term at a February 16 election.

Buhari, a military ruler in the early 1980s, in 2015 became …

FIRE KILLS MOTHER, FOUR CHILDREN IN NIGERIA

ABUJA, Nigeria- Five people, including four children, have been confirmed dead, following a Friday fire incident, in Nigeria’s north-western state of Kebbi, a local official said.

A mother and her three children, as well as …