Ugandan navy speedboats sliced through murky Lake Edward towards a fleet of wooden canoes carrying illegal fishermen from the Democratic Republic of Congo, hightailing it back to their own waters.
A suspected case of Ebola has been reported in Uganda.
Thirteen separatists in an oil-rich enclave on Africa’s west coast ruled by Angola have been acquitted of charges of crimes against state security, local media said Friday.
Long ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential poll on 23 December 2018, the conditions appear already stacked against the opposition candidates, writes William Gumede.
Ugandan legislator Francis Zaake, detained after the president’s convoy was stoned, has been “brutalised” by security personnel, an opposition figure said on Wednesday as images of the bruised lawmaker emerged on social media.
The United Nations Security Council has welcomed steps taken recently in the electoral process in the Democratic Republic of Congo, particularly President Joseph Kabila’s decision not to seek an additional term in office.
South Africa and Zambia have signed an agreement that elevates the joint commission for cooperation into a Bi-National Commission.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday and Friday undertake Working Visits to the Republic of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Moise Katumbi, has been given a deadline to submit his candidacy for president in the December elections.
The return of former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba is expected to encourage opposition leaders to form a strong coalition ahead of the much-anticipated December polls.