Zambia health minister denies corruption charges in court

16 July 2020, 4:21 PM
Zambia’s Health Minister on Thursday appeared before a Lusaka magistrate and denied four counts of corruption involving alleged purchase of business shares and property with suspected proceeds of crime.
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SA and Zambia relations to create peace, stability in the continent 12 October 2017, 8:30 PM

South Africa says it's looking forward to working with Zambia in an effort to push development and create peace and stability on the continent.

Kenya bans demonstrations in parts of the country 12 October 2017, 4:01 PM

Kenya’s Interior Security Ministry has banned demonstrations within the central business districts of the capital Nairobi, Western city of Kisumu and the coastal city of Mombasa. The ministry has cited the escalation of lawlessness including looting and damaging private property and businesses. The ban comes a day after thousands of opposition supporters held demonstrations in […]

Kenya bans demonstrations in parts of the country 12 October 2017, 4:01 PM

Kenya's Interior Security Ministry has banned demonstrations within the central business districts of the capital Nairobi, Western city of Kisumu and the coastal city of Mombasa.

One of Liberia’s main parties calls for halt to election results 12 October 2017, 7:35 AM

One of Liberia’s leading political parties called for a halt in announcing the result of Tuesday’s presidential election, citing irregularities in the vote. The Liberty Party, whose candidate Charles Brumskine was considered a front-runner to take over from Nobel Peace Prizewinner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said it would consider taking legal action if the National Elections […]

One of Liberia’s main parties calls for halt to election results 12 October 2017, 7:35 AM

One of Liberia's leading political parties called for a halt in announcing the result of Tuesday's presidential election, citing irregularities in the vote.

PAP management not keeping proper records of expenditure, assets 11 October 2017, 9:15 PM

The Pan African Parliament Committee on Audit and Public Accounts says management is not keeping proper records of expenditure and assets; neither is it complying with African Union regulations in hiring and paying staff. Various members say they are appalled by the lack of accountability in a body that is expected to be exemplary to […]

PAP management not keeping proper records of expenditure, assets 11 October 2017, 9:15 PM

The Pan African Parliament Committee on Audit and Public Accounts says management is not keeping proper records of expenditure and assets.

Scores arrested following shooting in Mozambique 11 October 2017, 8:01 PM

Thousands of people at Mocimboa da Praia, north of Mozambique, are living in fear following an attack that left 17 people dead including three police officers. The attacks are believed to be politically motivated, but Home Affairs Spokesperson, Inacio Dina, has refuted those reports. More than 50 people have been arrested since the attack a […]

Scores arrested following shooting in Mozambique 11 October 2017, 8:01 PM

Thousands of people at Mocimboa da Praia, north of Mozambique, are living in fear following an attack that left 17 people dead including three police officers.

Kenyan police use teargas on protesters 11 October 2017, 3:40 PM

On Wednesday, police in Kenya used teargas to disperse thousands of opposition supporters in Nairobi and the western town of Kisumu who took to the streets to demand electoral reforms. This comes a day after opposition leader Raila Odinga announced that he was withdrawing from fresh presidential elections due later this month. Odinga withdrew from […]

Kenyan police use teargas on protesters 11 October 2017, 3:40 PM

On Wednesday, police in Kenya used teargas to disperse thousands of opposition supporters in Nairobi and the western town of Kisumu who took to the streets to demand electoral reforms.

Liberians vote to bolster peaceful democracy in presidential poll 11 October 2017, 7:15 AM

Liberians voted on Tuesday in an election expected to mark the first democratic transfer of power in over seven decades in a country haunted by a civil war that ended nearly 15 years ago. Outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, is praised for maintaining peace since taking over after […]

Liberians vote to bolster peaceful democracy in presidential poll 11 October 2017, 7:15 AM

Liberians voted on Tuesday in an election expected to mark the first democratic transfer of power in over seven decades in a country haunted by a civil war that ended nearly 15 years ago.

Zimbabwe introduces Cyber Security Ministry 10 October 2017, 4:31 PM

Zimbabwe has a new ministry, it is that of Cyber Security. This was made known during a recent cabinet reshuffle. The reshuffle also has deep political implications. Cyber crime is evolving at all levels and threatens any nation’s security. Countries such as the United States and France were hit by cyber crime during elections. Some […]

Zimbabwe introduces Cyber Security Ministry 10 October 2017, 4:31 PM

Zimbabwe has a new ministry, it is that of Cyber Security.

Liberian President Johnson Sirleaf calls for mass participation 10 October 2017, 7:09 AM

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf addressed the nation on Monday on the eve of the presidential elections, the first democratic power transfer in 73 years.

Liberian President Johnson Sirleaf calls for mass participation 10 October 2017, 7:09 AM

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf addressed the nation on Monday on the eve of the presidential elections, the first democratic power transfer in 73 years. Johnson Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping bring peace after civil war turned her country into a wasteland, urged for a peaceful day at the polls on […]

ANC succession discussion comes up at PAP 10 October 2017, 6:08 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) succession debate has found its way onto the floor of the Pan African Parliament which opened in Midrand on Monday.

ANC succession discussion comes up at PAP 10 October 2017, 6:08 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) succession debate has found its way onto the floor of the Pan African Parliament which opened in Midrand on Monday. The Economic Freedom Fighters’ Floyd Shivambu was not impressed raising a ‘point of order’ opposing the move. King Bhungane III, of AmaHlubi, Kingdom of Embo, was invited as a guest […]

Liberia to go to the polls on Tuesday 9 October 2017, 8:29 PM

Liberia goes into the Presidential election on Tuesday, in an election which has been dubbed as those of two divided ideological grounds. And as the leaders from different political parties wrapped up their rallies, a huge voter turnout is expected. Parties contesting the elections are the ruling Unity Party led by Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Coalition […]

Liberia to go to the polls on Tuesday 9 October 2017, 8:29 PM

Liberia goes into the Presidential election on Tuesday, in an election which has been dubbed as those of two divided ideological grounds.

Kenya opposition demands removal of electoral commission officials 9 October 2017, 5:43 PM

Hundreds of opposition supporters in Kenya have held protests in the capital, Nairobi, and the western town of Kisumu. They are demanding the removal of electoral commission officials accused of bungling the nullified presidential elections. The protest comes as a local rights group releases a report indicating that at least 37 people were killed in […]

Kenya opposition demands removal of electoral commission officials 9 October 2017, 5:43 PM

Hundreds of opposition supporters in Kenya have held protests in the capital, Nairobi, and the western town of Kisumu.

Mugabe announces plans to reshuffle cabinet 9 October 2017, 6:55 AM

President Robert Mugabe has announced that he is going to reshuffle his Cabinet this week. This comes amid speculation of a fall-out between the country’s two vice presidents, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko. Mugabe was addressing the youth wing gathering in Harare. Mugabe arrived at the youth conference surrounded by his family and the Zanu-PF […]

Mugabe announces plans to reshuffle cabinet 9 October 2017, 6:55 AM

President Robert Mugabe has announced that he is going to reshuffle his Cabinet this week.

Female Genital Mutilation to top PAP agenda 8 October 2017, 9:35 PM

Female Genital Mutilation will come under the spotlight as the Pan African Parliament sits for its last session of 2017 in Midrand from Monday. More than 200 million girls and women have been cut in almost 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The Parliament will focus on legal instruments relating to women’s […]

Female Genital Mutilation to top PAP agenda 8 October 2017, 9:35 PM

Female Genital Mutilation will come under the spotlight as the Pan African Parliament sits for its last session of 2017 in Midrand from Monday.

Congo militants ambush and kill travellers in northeast 8 October 2017, 4:03 PM

Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in north eastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday. The attack took place near the City of Beni and, if the deaths are confirmed, would be the first mass-killing in 2017 in that area. It […]

Congo militants ambush and kill travellers in northeast 8 October 2017, 4:03 PM

Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in north eastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.

Ghana gas depot blast kills at least 6 – fire service 8 October 2017, 2:06 PM

At least six people were killed and 35 injured, mostly suffering burns, after an explosion at a natural gas depot in Ghana‘s capital, fire service spokesperson Billy Anaglate said on Sunday. The explosion on Saturday evening at the state-owned Ghana Oil Company (GOIL) liquefied natural gas station sent a giant fireball into the sky above […]