SADC calls for immediate and unconditional lifting of sanctions

By Oleen Ndori The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has expressed concern over the continued existence of illegal sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe with the regional body calling for the immediate…

Sudan military dissolves transitional government in apparent coup

KHARTOUM, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Soldiers arrested most of the members of Sudan’s cabinet on Monday and a military officer dissolved the transitional government, while opponents of the takeover took…

At least 25, including minors, died in illegal refinery blast in Nigeria

YENAGOA, Nigeria Oct 24 (Reuters) – At least 25 people, including some minors, were killed in an explosion and fire at an illegal oil refinery in Nigeria’s Rivers state on…

Mali tells U.N. it will confirm post-coup election date in December

BAMAKO, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Mali’s interim authorities will confirm a date for post-coup elections after national reform consultations in December, a representative of a U.N. Security Council delegation said…

SADC reaffirms its disapproval of the prolonged sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has reaffirmed its solidarity with the government, calling for the removal of illegal sanctions to facilitate socio-economic recovery, andenable Zimbabwe meet…

Sadc primes for anti-sanctions fight

SOUTHERN African Development Community leaders will tomorrow deliver another emphatic rebuttal of the illegal economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe in a strong show of solidarity with the country on the…

New jihadist group leader in Nigeria linked to the Islamic State killed

NIGERIA’s national security adviser Major General Retired Babagana Monguno says the new leader of a jihadist group in Nigeria linked to the Islamic State has been killed. In a media…

NPA to call for life imprisonment for multiple murderer and insurance fraudster

THE National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it will be calling for life imprisonment after Nomia Ndlovu was found guilty of murder and other charges.  The 46-year-old former police officer from…

Somalia leaders agree to ‘accelerate’ election process

THE two men had locked horns over top security appointments and dismissals in a month-long dispute that stoked fears for Somalia’s stability, distracting from efforts to confront a long-running Islamist…

Suspected Islamists kill 16 in eastern Congo village

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist militants killed 16 people and burned down houses late on Wednesday in a village in eastern Democratic Republic of…