Kenya delegation in S Africa for bilateral mission on social welfare

14 November 2019, 1:50 PM
A delegation from Kenya has arrived in Polokwane in Limpopo for a two-day bilateral mission focusing on social welfare.
Nigeria replaces commander in fight against Boko Haram after six months -sources 6 December 2017, 8:40 PM

Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander of the operation against Boko Haram, is being replaced by Major General Rogers Nicholas in the wake of a series of “embarrassing” attacks, two military sources told Reuters.

WATCH: ANC media briefing on International Relations documents 6 December 2017, 2:13 PM

The African National Congress is holding a media at Luthuli House on the International Relations policy proposals to the upcoming conference

Initiative puts African companies on global map 6 December 2017, 10:59 AM

Traditionally multinationals are companies from the US and Europe, that have developed a footprint that spans the whole world and mostly into Africa.

Nigerian MPs to investigate suspension of SEC chief -sources 5 December 2017, 7:27 PM

Nigeria’s lower house of parliament plans an investigation into the suspension of the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by the finance minister, two sources told Reuters on Tuesday. Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun last week suspended SEC director general Mounir Gwarzo while it investigates allegations of financial impropriety against him. The ministry did […]

Tall order to repatriate distressed migrants from Libya 5 December 2017, 8:04 AM

European and African leaders have set themselves a tall order to stamp out horrific abuse of African migrants in Libya, where thousands are suffering in a vast, lawless territory.

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa drops education minister after public outcry 3 December 2017, 7:46 AM

Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa dropped his education minister, a day after reappointing him to a cabinet which gave top posts to senior military officials in what was widely seen as a reward for the army’s role in the removal of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.

IMF commits to assist rebuild Zimbabwe’s economy 2 December 2017, 5:57 PM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced plans to provide financial to Zimbabwe in restoring economic stability and growth.

School machete attack in militant-plagued northeast Nigeria renews classroom fears 1 December 2017, 8:37 PM

A machete-wielding attacker killed two children and gravely wounded two others at a primary school in northeast Nigeria, the United Nations said on Friday

Zimbabwe court postpones former finmin Chombo bail hearing 1 December 2017, 5:23 PM

A Zimbabwean court has postponed former finance minister Ignatius Chombo’s bail hearing to next Tuesday, state radio reported on Friday. The High Court had been due to sit for the hearing on Friday. Chombo, detained by the military before Robert Mugabe resigned as president, is accused of corruption, including trying to defraud the central bank […]

Zimbabwe’s military muscles into first post-Mugabe cabinet 1 December 2017, 3:54 PM

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed senior military officials to top posts in his first cabinet on Friday in what was widely seen as a reward for the army’s role in the removal of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe. Sworn in as president a week ago after 93-year-old Mugabe quit in the wake of a de facto […]

Zuma calls for action regarding Libya ‘slave’ trade reports 1 December 2017, 9:55 AM

President Jacob Zuma has expressed “great repulsion” over the violation of the rights of African migrants who are unlawfully detained, abused and auctioned off as labourers in Libya, an act that constitutes modern-day slavery.

Former Zim Finance Minister mulls to quit politics 1 December 2017, 8:18 AM

Embattled former Zimbabwean Finance and Economic Development minister Ignatius Chombo has offered to quit politics.

AU-EU Summit ends with calls to stop slave trade in Libya 30 November 2017, 6:43 PM

The 5th AU-EU Summit has ended in Ivory Coast with a call for immediate intervention by the United Nations, the European Union and the African Union to end on-going slave trade in Libya.

African leaders draw up emergency plan for migrants in Libya 30 November 2017, 5:08 PM

The European Union, United Nations and African Union have agreed to an emergency plan to dismantle people smuggling networks and repatriate stranded migrants in an effort to ease a human rights disaster in Libya, officials said. Details of the strategy were negotiated at an African Union-European Union summit that opened on Wednesday in Ivory Coast, […]

SA, Morocco agree to strengthen political relations 30 November 2017, 4:47 PM

South Africa and Morocco have agreed to explore mechanisms to strengthen political relations in view of Morocco's re-admission to the African Union.

UNHCR launches new campaign to address refugee crisis in Africa 30 November 2017, 12:42 PM

The United Nations Refugee Agency has launched a major new campaign that calls on Africans to take action to solve the continent's worsening refugee crisis.

SA condemns and calls for immediate end to slave trade in Libya 30 November 2017, 6:39 AM

South Africa has joined the international community in strongly condemning and denouncing reports of slave trade of African migrants in Libya.

Spotlight on Libyan slave trade at AU-EU Summit 30 November 2017, 6:12 AM

The 5th AU-EU Summit has got underway in Ivory Coast with calls for action against slave trade taking place in Libya taking centre stage.

SA lobbies for a non-permanent seat in UNSC 29 November 2017, 7:10 PM

South Africa is lobbying European Union member states to support its aspirations to be elected as a non-permanent member of the Union Nations Security Council for the period 2019-2020. President Jacob Zuma has met with the President of the EU Commission Jean Claude Juncker on the sidelines of the 5th AU-EU Summit underway in Ivory […]

Kenyatta and his deputy sworn in for second term 28 November 2017, 4:10 PM

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have taken the Oath of Office marking the beginning of their second and final terms. Kenyatta and Ruto were sworn on Tuesday morning before thousands of cheering crowds and several heads of state. International Relations Minister,  Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is representing President Jacob Zuma. At least 12 […]

Tight security ahead of Kenyatta inauguration 28 November 2017, 9:45 AM

Thousands of Kenyans have started gathering at the Kasarani stadium in Nairobi ahead of the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

President Zuma to miss Kenyatta inauguration 28 November 2017, 6:36 AM

President Jacob Zuma will not attend Tuesday's inauguration of Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta.

Zimbabwe’s new president dissolves Mugabe cabinet 28 November 2017, 5:44 AM

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa three days after his inauguration has dissolved the cabinet of his predecessor Robert Mugabe, who resigned after the military took control of the country, a senior government official said Monday.

Kenyatta to finally be inaugurated 4th Kenya’s President 27 November 2017, 8:51 PM

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Tuesday take the oath of office marking the beginning of his second and final term.

Omar Al Bashir faces arrest at Kenyatta’s swearing in ceremony 27 November 2017, 7:23 PM

It’s emerged that the Kenya Section of the International Commission of Jurists has formally written to Fred Matiangi, the acting Minister for Internal Security and Attorney General Githu Muigai to arrest Sudan President Omar Al Bashir once he comes for the swearing in of President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.

Former Zimbabwe finance minister to remain in custody until trial 27 November 2017, 7:18 PM

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, charged with three counts of corruption in offences that allegedly took place more than a decade ago, was denied bail on Monday and will be detained in custody until his case is heard on Dec 8.

Nkoana-Mashabane to represent SA at Kenyatta inauguration – Presidency 27 November 2017, 5:05 PM

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane will be representing South Africa at the Kenyan inauguration ceremony of Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe “glowed” with relief after he quit: Priest 27 November 2017, 5:52 AM

Robert Mugabe's face "glowed" with relief when he agreed to step down as Zimbabwe's president last week under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power, the priest who mediated his resignation said on Sunday.

Islamic State raises stakes with Egypt mosque attack 26 November 2017, 5:21 PM

The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshipers for Friday prayers in Egypt’s North Sinai when gunmen in military-style uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windows. The ease with which they mounted an attack, killing more than 300 people in the worst bloodshed of its kind in Egypt’s modern history highlighted the […]

Soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid in Nigeria’s north: army 26 November 2017, 2:56 PM

At least three soldiers were killed and another six others were wounded in a Boko Haram raid in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Sunday, in the latest attack in the restive region.