BREAKING: Minister slaps Lawmaker, earns suspension in Lusaka Zambia’s parliament suspended a cabinet minister on Tuesday from its proceedings for one month. The minister had allegedly slapped a lawmaker within the parliament grounds. Verbal abuse is common among members of parliament in Zambia, but physical assault is rare. Speaker of the National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, said Lusaka Province Minister,...... read more
Zuma's son defend father over corruption charges The former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, on Monday defended his father who is facing criminal charges, saying he is being victimised for calling for expropriation of land. He issued a statement on Monday saying his father is being persecuted for fighting the white monopoly capital in the country....... read more
BREAKING: Zuma in fresh trouble, faces prosecution over corruption charges Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office, the country’s chief prosecutor said Friday. The ruling is the latest twist in a case that has dogged post-apartheid South Africa’s democratic leadership after the country inked a $5-billion (4.2-billion-euro) arms...... read more
INCREDIBLE SUICIDE! Air hostess jumps out of aircraft, dies after fuss with colleagues A case of suicide is heavily being suspected, after an air hostess, said to have had some altercations inside an aircraft, reportedly jumped out of its window and died some hours after being taken to hospital. The incident has sparked off immediate investigation by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in Uganda,...... read more
Mugabe labels his removal ‘coup d’etat’ Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe described his departure from office in November as a “coup d’etat” that “we must undo” in his first TV interview since then, aired on Thursday. Mugabe, 94, spoke slowly but clearly to South Africa’s SABC broadcaster from an office in Harare, dressed in a grey suit,...... read more
Uproar as Ugandan top leader supports 'home violence' A Ugandan MP, Onesimus Twinamasiko, has been told to apologise to victims of domestic violence after saying men should "beat" their wives.  BBC reports that Twinamasiko said on Ugandan television channel NTV that, "as a man, you need to discipline your wife. You need to touch her a bit, you tackle...... read more
Defiant Mugabe plans pay back for successor *Says, I’ll never be at peace with him Indications emerging from Zimbabwe, suggests that a defiant, Robert Mugabe, 94, may be planning to cut his pound of flesh from President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who ousted him via a military operation, in November, last year. Reports say that the former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, expressed his bitterness over the "way he...... read more
Use sex doll in Zambia, go to jail *It’s a serious crime, authorities warn Like same-sex marriage, African countries are rebuffing the coming of sex dolls into their society, with Zambian government coming out strongly to warn citizens to stay away from the use of the invention as alternatives to human beings in satisfying their sexual pleasures. Doing the contrary, would be on the pain...... read more
Sierra Leone Presidential poll: Opposition candidate in early lead as NEC releases part of results The National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone on Sunday released 75 per cent of the result of the presidential election held in the country on Wednesday, showing the opposition candidate, Julius Maada Bio is now ahead, with a narrow lead over the candidate of the ruling party, Samura Wilson Kamara. Chairman...... read more
TRAGEDY: Referee kills footballer during a football match *Police make arrests It was a tragic end of a football encounter, when the rejection of a decision of a referee, led to a scuffle that ended in the killing of one of the players by the officiator. According to a report by Nyasa Times, Malawi Police in the southern district of Chikwawa have...... read more
Mugabe's Ally forms new party, ready to rival Mnangagwa ahead of Zimbabwe election A retired Zimbabwean general and acolyte of ex-president Robert Mugabe has formed a political party to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the polls later this year, the new grouping said on Monday. Mugabe, 94, was forced to step down last November following a de facto military coup. Sources close to the...... read more
Sierra Leone set to elect new President as Voters go to poll, Wednesday Sierra Leone will vote on Wednesday for a successor to President Ernest Bai Koroma in an election dominated by an economic crisis caused by a collapse in iron ore prices and an Ebola epidemic. Sixteen candidates are vying for the top job and four are seen as having a realistic chance...... read more
George Weah touches down Abuja, visit Buhari Newly elected President of Liberia, George Weah of Liberia on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.The Liberian President who was an international football star before veering into politics arrived State House about 12:35pm for the closed-door meeting with President Buhari.  Details looming...Weah shakes Buhari... read more
Buhari: We must save Lake Chad or perish *45million lives depend on it The current insurgency sweeping across parts of Africa, including the activities of murderous herdsmen, were on Wednesday directly linked to the continuous shrinking of Lake Chad. President Muhammadu Buhari, playing host to stakeholder countries and organisations in Abuja, warned, for the umpteenth time warned that the situation would further deteriorate if...... read more
One week after, Zuma faces 18 counts corruption charge It is not respite yet for former South African President, Jacob Zuma, as prosecutors in that country, are said to be putting all the papers together to slam him with an 18-count charge, for acts of corruption, which saw him forced out of office a fortnight ago. News24, quoting other sources,...... read more
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