Missing Zimbabwe doctor found but pay strike to go on – union

20 September 2019, 1:15 PM
A Zimbabwean doctors’ union leader who disappeared during a pay strike has been found alive, his union and police said on Friday.
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At least two dead in bombing on Mogadishu outskirts 20 October 2017, 7:02 PM

A car bomb exploded on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday killing the driver, police said, and a witness told Reuters there were at least two bodies at the scene. The car detonated in the village of Markaz just over 20 kilometres (12 miles) northwest of Mogadishu, Police Major Nur Ali told […]

At least two dead in bombing on Mogadishu outskirts 20 October 2017, 7:02 PM

A car bomb exploded on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday killing the driver, police said, and a witness told Reuters there were at least two bodies at the scene. The car detonated in the village of Markaz just over 20 kilometres (12 miles) northwest of Mogadishu, Police Major Nur Ali told […]

At least two dead in bombing on Mogadishu outskirts 20 October 2017, 7:02 PM

A car bomb exploded on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday killing the driver, police said, and a witness told Reuters there were at least two bodies at the scene.

Armed conflict hampers efforts to promote economy in Africa 20 October 2017, 5:17 PM

Sporadic terror attacks and armed conflict in several African countries continue to hamper efforts to promote economic development and foster economic integration of continental markets. Political instability and worsening security in countries like Somalia, the DRC, Libya and west African states of the SAHEL came under discussion during the two-week plenary session of the Pan […]

Armed conflict hampers efforts to promote economy in Africa 20 October 2017, 5:17 PM

Sporadic terror attacks and armed conflict in several African countries continue to hamper efforts to promote economic development and foster economic integration of continental markets. Political instability and worsening security in countries like Somalia, the DRC, Libya and west African states of the SAHEL came under discussion during the two-week plenary session of the Pan […]

Armed conflict hampers efforts to promote economy in Africa 20 October 2017, 5:17 PM

Sporadic terror attacks and armed conflict in several African countries continue to hamper efforts to promote economic development .

UN commander beaten by South Sudan forces 20 October 2017, 3:41 PM

South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit’s commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country, Uganda’s Daily Monitor reported on Friday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council that South Sudan’s defence minister had apologised for the September 21 incident in Juba, the […]

UN commander beaten by South Sudan forces 20 October 2017, 3:41 PM

South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit’s commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country, Uganda’s Daily Monitor reported on Friday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council that South Sudan’s defence minister had apologised for the September 21 incident in Juba, the […]

UN commander beaten by South Sudan forces 20 October 2017, 3:41 PM

South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit’s commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country.

SA cabinet congratulates Zuma on Nigerian statue 20 October 2017, 5:57 AM

The South African Cabinet has congratulated President Jacob Zuma for being honoured with a statue in Nigeria, Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Thursday. “Cabinet congratulates President Zuma on being honoured with a statue and a street being named after him in Nigeria, during his working visit to strengthen socio-economic relations and other cooperations,” Kubayi […]

SA cabinet congratulates Zuma on Nigerian statue 20 October 2017, 5:57 AM

The South African Cabinet has congratulated President Jacob Zuma for being honoured with a statue in Nigeria, Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Thursday. “Cabinet congratulates President Zuma on being honoured with a statue and a street being named after him in Nigeria, during his working visit to strengthen socio-economic relations and other cooperations,” Kubayi […]

SA cabinet congratulates Zuma on Nigerian statue 20 October 2017, 5:57 AM

The South African Cabinet has congratulated President Jacob Zuma for being honoured with a statue in Nigeria, Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Thursday.

Uhuru Kenyatta ignores crisis meeting called by electoral commission 19 October 2017, 5:53 PM

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the electoral commission on Thursday and instead spent the day in Western Kenya campaigning ahead of presidential elections which will be re-run next week. Chairman Wafula Chebukati instead held a meeting with opposition leader Raila Odinga who has pulled out of the […]

Uhuru Kenyatta ignores crisis meeting called by electoral commission 19 October 2017, 5:53 PM

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the electoral commission on Thursday and instead spent the day in Western Kenya campaigning ahead of presidential elections which will be re-run next week. Chairman Wafula Chebukati instead held a meeting with opposition leader Raila Odinga who has pulled out of the […]

Uhuru Kenyatta ignores crisis meeting called by electoral commission 19 October 2017, 5:53 PM

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the electoral commission on Thursday and instead spent the day in Western Kenya campaigning.

Two South Africans arrested in Tanzania 19 October 2017, 3:11 PM

Two South Africans are reported to have been arrested in Tanzania for being gay. It’s understood they are among 12 men alleged to have been detained in an on-going crackdown against homosexuality in the country. Gay sex is punishable by life imprisonment. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation says they are still waiting for […]

Two South Africans arrested in Tanzania 19 October 2017, 3:11 PM

Two South Africans are reported to have been arrested in Tanzania for being gay. It’s understood they are among 12 men alleged to have been detained in an on-going crackdown against homosexuality in the country. Gay sex is punishable by life imprisonment. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation says they are still waiting for […]

Two South Africans arrested in Tanzania 19 October 2017, 3:11 PM

Two South Africans are reported to have been arrested in Tanzania for being gay.

Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria’s Delta state 19 October 2017, 12:00 PM

Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday. The police are attempting to rescue the four people, who were taken by unidentified gunmen said Andrew Aniamaka, a spokesperson for Delta state police. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria. A number of foreigners […]

Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria’s Delta state 19 October 2017, 12:00 PM

Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday. The police are attempting to rescue the four people, who were taken by unidentified gunmen said Andrew Aniamaka, a spokesperson for Delta state police. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria. A number of foreigners […]

Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria’s Delta state 19 October 2017, 12:00 PM

Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday.

African Bank CEO Brian Riley announces planned exit for 2018 18 October 2017, 3:40 PM

African Bank announced on Wednesday that Brian Riley has informed the board that he intends to step down as chief executive of the group at the end of March 2018. Riley joined African Bank as CEO designate on 1 May 2015 and assumed the role of CEO of the newly restructured group when the bank […]

African Bank CEO Brian Riley announces planned exit for 2018 18 October 2017, 3:40 PM

African Bank announced on Wednesday that Brian Riley has informed the board that he intends to step down as chief executive of the group at the end of March 2018. Riley joined African Bank as CEO designate on 1 May 2015 and assumed the role of CEO of the newly restructured group when the bank […]

African Bank CEO Brian Riley announces planned exit for 2018 18 October 2017, 3:40 PM

African Bank announced on Wednesday that Brian Riley has informed the board that he intends to step down as chief executive of the group at the end of March 2018.

Kenya’s poll commissioner quits over ‘electoral mockery’ 18 October 2017, 8:18 AM

One of Kenya’s electoral commissioners has quit just eight days to Kenya’s repeat elections indicating that the polls as planned will not meet the basic expectations of a credible election. Dr. Roselyn Akombe sent a lengthy letter from New York, where she previously worked at the United Nations. Akombe, a key commissioner at the electoral […]

Kenya’s poll commissioner quits over ‘electoral mockery’ 18 October 2017, 8:18 AM

One of Kenya's electoral commissioners has quit just eight days to Kenya's repeat elections indicating that the polls as planned will not meet the basic expectations of a credible election.

Kenya’s poll commissioner quits over ‘electoral mockery’ 18 October 2017, 8:18 AM

One of Kenya’s electoral commissioners has quit just eight days to Kenya’s repeat elections indicating that the polls as planned will not meet the basic expectations of a credible election. Dr. Roselyn Akombe sent a lengthy letter from New York, where she previously worked at the United Nations. Akombe, a key commissioner at the electoral […]

Central African Republic children starve as aid workers flee fighting 17 October 2017, 8:49 PM

Children are starving to death in Central African Republic because violence has forced aid workers to pull out, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for the country said on Tuesday. Four years after a conflict began between Muslim Seleka rebels and Christian “anti-balaka” militias, Central African Republic had seemed calm in the early part of the […]

Central African Republic children starve as aid workers flee fighting 17 October 2017, 8:49 PM

Children are starving to death in Central African Republic because violence has forced aid workers to pull out, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for the country said on Tuesday.

Central African Republic children starve as aid workers flee fighting 17 October 2017, 8:49 PM

Children are starving to death in Central African Republic because violence has forced aid workers to pull out, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for the country said on Tuesday. Four years after a conflict began between Muslim Seleka rebels and Christian “anti-balaka” militias, Central African Republic had seemed calm in the early part of the […]