Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Angola State Oil Firm Posts $3 Billion Loss in ‘Abnormal’ 2020

The state energy company of Angola, Africa’s second-biggest oil producer, posted a $3 billion loss last year after demand cratered following coronavirus-induced...

Zambia inaugurates new president at colorful ceremony

LUSAKA -- Hundreds of dignitaries and thousands of ordinary citizens on Tuesday thronged the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, the Zambian capital,...

South Africa’s Zuma admitted to hospital from prison

South Africa’s jailed former president Jacob Zuma was admitted to hospital for medical observation on Friday, the government’s Correctional Services department said.

An Ethanol Plant in Zimbabwe Is Expanding, Despite Its Critics

Two decades of economic turmoil have starved Zimbabwe of foreign currency, at times creating fuel shortages. A controversial ethanol project, run by...

Former S. African President Zuma taken into custody

JOHANNESBURG - Former South African President Jacob Zuma was taken into custody on Wednesday night, said the police. South...

South Africa commits to helping fight climate change

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s president has told the G7 summit that his country is determined to contribute its fair share towards the global...

South Africa to Dispose of 2 Million Contaminated J&J Vaccines

South Africa will dispose of 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines following a US ruling that ingredients for the country’s doses...

South Africa Sells State Airline to Private-Equity Venture

South Africa agreed to sell a majority stake in the country’s grounded national carrier to a local jet-leasing company and private-equity firm,...

Africa’s continental parliament suspends sessions after chaos

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) in Johannesburg, South Africa has announced the suspension of its 4th ordinary secession after days of scuffles between...

Hundreds in South Africa protest for Palestine

JOHANNESBURG - Hundreds of South Africans have protested Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and the ongoing crackdown at the Al-Aqsa Mosque...

S. Africa’s iconic Table Mountain on fire, visitors and university campus evacuated

CAPE TOWN -- South Africa's popular tourism spot and biodiversity hotspot Table Mountain is on fire, which led to the evacuation...

Zimbabwe commemorates 41st Independence Day

Zimbabwe commemorated its 41st Independence Day on Sunday with low key celebrations amid the coronavirus pandemic. Most activities will...
A student has reportedly been shot and wounded during the Wits University protests. Image: LUCA SOLA/AFP Source: Getty Images

Wits Protests: Student Allegedly Shot with Live Round and Wounded

A student has been shot and wounded, allegedly by a live round, during the Wits University protests. Wits SRC stated that the...

Popular Zimbabwean Musician Has Died Following Hit And Run Accident

In a sad development, Zimbabweans woke up to the news that highly talented musician and award-winning rapper Cal Vin, real name Mgcini...

South African health minister tests positive for COVID-19

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife tested positive for COVID-19, his office said in a statement late on Sunday.

Mafikizolo and Master KG blocked from performing in Zambia

LUSAKA - The Zambian government has stopped South African musicians from performing at a rally, a senior government official said on Thursday.

Botswana president vows to make ICT accessible to all citizens

President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Friday announced the launch of free WiFi hotspots in the capital Gaborone, noting that information and communications technology...

White City ‘bomber’ jailed 12 years after WhatsApp boast to girlfriend

BULAWAYO – A soldier who claimed to have carried out the White City Stadium bombing in June 2018 while trying to impress...

Zimbabwe to charge travelers $60 USD for COVID-19 tests at ports of entry

HARARE - The Zimbabwean Government announced on Tuesday that it will charge for COVID-19 tests done on travellers showing symptoms of the...

Family Loses Four Members In Cape Town Shooting

CAPE TOWN - Four members of the same family have been murdered in Nyanga in Western Cape Town. According...