Tunisia’s biggest party Ennahda rejects new government proposal

27 January 2020, 6:15 PM
The biggest party in Tunisia's parliament on Monday rejected the idea of a government that excludes other parties, adding that it was ready to contest another election.
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Chamisa downplays claims of being “illegitimate leader” 19 March 2018, 5:12 PM

As political paries embark on election campaign in Zimbabwe, the opposition party is battling to mend the divisions.

Burundi’s Nkurunziza’s bid to stay in power could prove problematic 19 March 2018, 5:04 PM

Burundi will hold a referendum on May 17 on changes to the constitution which could allow incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in power until 2034.

Nigeria skips African summit in blow to free trade deal 19 March 2018, 6:33 AM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will not attend the African Union summit in Rwanda this week.

UN supports new elections in Zimbabwe 18 March 2018, 8:46 PM

The United Nations has thrown it's support behind new elections in Zimbabwe set for July this year.

Ramaphosa concludes working visits to Mozambique and Zimbabwe 18 March 2018, 11:16 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes visits to Mozambique and Zimbabwe on the second leg of what he has described as his “pilgrimage” to SADC countries.

Morocco bids to host FIFA 2026 World Cup 18 March 2018, 10:17 AM

Morocco has proposed using 14 stadiums and budgeting to spend 15.8 billion dollars on infrastructure if it wins the right–to-host the World-Cup-soccer-finals in 2026.

Nigerian fishermen killed in Boko Haram attack 18 March 2018, 8:43 AM

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed five fishermen on a remote island in northeastern Nigeria for aiding the search for dozens of schoolgirls kidnapped last month by the jihadists, a local official said Saturday.

Immigrant reunited with child months after separation by US 17 March 2018, 9:23 PM

A Congolese mother has been reunited with her 7-year-old daughter months after they crossed the California-Mexico border seeking asylum and were separated by the U.S. government, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer said Saturday. The daughter had been placed in a Chicago facility while the mother was held in San Diego, about 2,000 miles (3,200 […]

‘I won’t be a candidate, but will be supportive’- Mugabe 17 March 2018, 8:41 PM

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says he won’t be a candidate in the 2018 upcoming presidential elections. Speaking exclusively to SABC News, he has dismissed rumours that he will be running for office in the country’s election later this year. Speculation had been rife since the newly formed National Patriotic Front announced it would contest […]

Only credible elections will rebuild Zim: Steiner 17 March 2018, 5:47 PM

The United Nations Development Program Administrator Achim Steiner says only free, fair and credible elections will contribute towards the rebuilding of Zimbabwe's economy.

SA, Mozambique to strengthen economic ties 17 March 2018, 4:28 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi have vowed to increase trade and investment between their countries.

SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa begins working visit to Mozambique 17 March 2018, 1:45 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in the Mozambican capital Maputo on a working visit, the Presidency said on Saturday.

Emmerson Mnangagwa
Mugabe free to express his views: Mnangagwa 17 March 2018, 8:52 AM

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has responded to his predecessor, Robert Mugabe who on Thursday called for dialogue between the two leaders.

Nigeria’s Buhari says no rest until last kidnapped girl released 17 March 2018, 7:44 AM

Nigeria's president told the parents of 110 abducted schoolgirls on Wednesday he had ordered all military and security agencies to search for them, in his first visit to their home town since suspected Islamist militants took them a month ago.

Robert Mugabe
Mugabe welcomes calls for TRC-like process for Zim 17 March 2018, 6:43 AM

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has endorsed a bill tabled in the Zimbabwean Parliament to fast track a formal reconciliatory mechanism for the country.

WATCH: Robert Mugabe speaks out for the first time since his removal from office 16 March 2018, 6:08 PM

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has spoken out for the first time since he was forced out as Zimbabwe’s president after 38 years.

Nigerians express anger at lawmakers ‘outrageous’ allowance 16 March 2018, 5:01 PM

The disclosure by a Nigerian senator that lawmakers in the upper house of parliament receive about $37 500 each per month to spend on personal expenses prompted outrage in the west African country where most people live on less than $2 a day.

Ramaphosa to visit Mozambique and Zimbabwe 16 March 2018, 3:55 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake a Working Visit to the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of Zimbabwe on Saturday as the Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

Mnangagwa’s office ignores Mugabe’s request for dialogue 16 March 2018, 2:25 PM

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has responded briefly to his predecessor Robert Mugabe's call for dialogue, saying the nation has moved on.

‘I never thought he whom I had nurtured would turn against me’ 16 March 2018, 7:31 AM

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says he never thought that his former protégé,  Emmerson Mnangagwa would be the one who would turn against him.

Ramaphosa to visit Mozambique and Zimbabwe 16 March 2018, 5:57 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake a working visit to the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of Zimbabwe on Saturday as the chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

Mugabe reflects on his forced resignation 15 March 2018, 8:42 PM

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has spoken out for the first time since he was forced out as Zimbabwe's president after 38 years.

Namibia recalls Listeriosis-related food after recording 1st Listeria case 15 March 2018, 6:34 PM

Namibia's Ministry of Health has instructed food inspectors to remove products that are likely linked to Listeriosis from shelves in shops all over the country.

Moroccan protesters clash with police in poor mining town 15 March 2018, 11:01 AM

Moroccan protesters set five police cars on fire, wound and clashed with police.

Nigeria’s Buhari says no rest until last kidnapped girl released 15 March 2018, 9:58 AM

Nigeria's president told the parents of 110 abducted schoolgirls on Wednesday he had ordered all military and security agencies to search for them.

Mnangagwa commits to speed up e-governance in Zimbabwe 14 March 2018, 9:48 PM

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday pledged his government's commitment towards establishing a thriving economy and an e-society, a fast growing sector.

Mali militia says it obtains U.S. military vehicle from Niger raid 14 March 2018, 7:59 PM

A Malian militia said on Wednesday it had obtained a sport utility vehicle abandoned by U.S. special forces in neighboring Niger during a deadly ambush last October, and offered to return it to the United States. Four U.S. special forces members and at least four Nigerien soldiers were killed in the raid in the western […]

Zambia, SA commit to peace and economic integration 14 March 2018, 1:02 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is continuing his engagements with South Africa's international partners as he settles into his new position.

Post election violence in Guinea disrupts bauxite shipments 14 March 2018, 6:56 AM

Opposition supporters in Guinea protested and erected barricades in the capital Conakry and the mining towns of Boke and Kamsar on Tuesday, disrupting some shipments of the aluminum ore bauxite, reports Reuters.

Nigeria plans to negotiate for release of 110 abducted Dapchi girls 14 March 2018, 6:46 AM

Nigeria's presidency says it plans to negotiate for the release of 110 girls abducted from a school in the northeastern town of Dapchi last month, rather than use a military operation to free them by force.