[Zambia Reports]At the Patriotic Front general conference in Kabwe today the current party Secretary General Edgar Lungu has secured the nomination with the majority of delegates voting for him.
[This Day]Dozens of people may have been killed in a fresh attack on a Borno town, Shani during a siege on it by members of the Boko Haram sect on Saturday night.
[New Zimbabwe]ZANU PF youths are threatening to chuck out embattled Vice president Joice Mujuru and her colleagues at the party’s congress scheduled for next week, NewZimbabwe.com has heard.
[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -As Africa Union (AU) brokered peace talks between the Sudanese government and two rebel groups from the Darfur region come to a stalemate, the two sides on Saturday traded accusations of dragging the peace process.
[Daily Trust]President Goodluck Jonathan is to be served with impeachment notice when the House of Representatives reconvene on Wednesday; Rep. Mohammed Tahir Monguno has said.
ONE week Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, and his ministers honour a Druze policeman who died protecting Jewish worshippers being hacked to death in a Jerusalem synagogue. The next they approve constitutional legislation that would enshrine his inferior status in relation to Jews.A bill approved by the cabinet on November 23rd, and sent to the Knesset, seeks to define Israel as the “national state of the Jewish people”, enhance the role of traditional Jewish law (which gives Jews preferential rights) in Israeli legislation and limit rights for non-Jewish citizens to “individual rights according to the law” (thus denying Arabs “national” rights as a minority).On the face of it, the representation of Israel as a Jewish state is nothing new
He’s watching you, Hassan WHEN President Hassan Rohani spoke on Iranian state television on November 24th he did not give the momentous news many had hoped to hear: there was no nuclear deal with America, and therefore no lifting of debilitating economic sanctions.
ON THE streets of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the backfiring of an old car sounded like a gunshot.
SOLDIERS in South Sudan say they are tired. Many have already spent a lifetime fighting in the grassy plain on either side of the Upper Nile
STICK-SLIM and still, Captain Lube sits in Lagos’s commercial fishing harbour, watching his crew clean a rusting shrimp trawler. He used to look forward to guiding them out to the rough Atlantic waters