Category archives for: Africa

Malawi’s Ex-president Joyce Banda Eyeing Next Year Election

June 19, 2018//-Malawi’s ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, on Monday said she was ready to run in next year’s presidential elections if nominated by her party.

ISIS Jihadists Storm Nigeria From Syria, Train Terrorists

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Lagos, Nigeria, June 18, 2018// – Leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are alleged to be sneaking battle-hardened jihadists from Syria into Nigeria to train terrorists in the country for possible attacks in United Kingdom.

Kenyan-born Australian Senator to Refund Taxpayers’ $1,600

June 17, 2018//-Kenyan-born Australian Senator Lucy Gichuhi will pay back $1,600 (Australian$2,139) she used to fly two relatives to her birthday party.

SA: Police committee to Focus on 7 Priorities in Special Cash-in-transit Hearing

Cape Town, South Africa, June 11, 2018/ — The Portfolio Committee on Police will focus on 7 priorities during the public hearing on the current spate of cash-in-transit heists that will take place on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 in Parliament.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Can Help Resolve the Gaza Crisis

June 9, 2018//-The gunning down by the Israeli army of protesting Palestinians at the Gaza border in May has drawn international condemnation. There’s also been global outrage about the recent killing of a young Palestinian medic near the same border.

Why Angola Wants to Join Commonwealth

June 8, 2018//-Angola wants to join the Commonwealth, the UK Foreign Affairs minister Boris Johnson revealed.

SA: Costs of Ministerial Homes Renovations Under Scrutiny

Cape Town, South Africa, June 8, 2018/ — The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has instructed the Director-General of the Department of Public Works,  Sam Vukela, to submit a detailed report on costs incurred by the department as a result of deviations and contract expansions during renovations of ministerial houses.

South Africa: Ebola Preparedness Plan for 9 Countries at Risk

Geneva, Switzerland, June 8, 2018//-World Health Organisation (WHO) is supporting nine countries bordering the Democratic Republic of the Congo to scale up their national emergency preparedness and response capacities.

SA: Man Gets 3 Life Sentences For Murder Of Own Family

June 7, 2018//-A South African court on Thursday sentenced a 23-year-old man to three life sentences for murdering his parents, Martin and Teresa as well as brother, Rudi with an axe in 2015.

171 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

Lagos, Nigeria, June 7, 2018// – No fewer than 171 Nigerians were on Tuesday night returned to the country through Libya in the ongoing repatriation of the country’s citizens from the war-torn North African country.

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