Djibouti’s President Guelleh wins fifth term with 97% of votes

Friday’s vote pitted only one challenger against the incumbent – relative newcomer Zakaria Ismail Farah. The Interior Ministry data showed that he came second with 2.48% of the 177,391 votes…

Twitter to set up Africa HQ in Ghana

The micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that its Africa head quarters will be in Ghana. Fittingly, the company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter: Keeping to the theme,…

African Muslims to observe second Ramadan in pandemic

MUSLIMS across Africa will begin observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan starting on Tuesday. For the second year, restrictions are in force in some countries during the month. Egypt…

Foreign Affairs confirms missing Zimbabwean was killed in Palma, Mozambique

By ZBC Reporter Reports emerging from Mozambique confirm the death of Nyasha Mugwagwa a Zimbabwean who was working in Palma which is currently under threat from terrorists. In a statement…

Geneva Convention doesn’t work with the new age of religious insurgents

By Rutendo Bereza Matinyarare The war in Mozambique is unlikely to end because SADC and Mozambique are being pressured to fight these insurgents using outdated 1945 Red Cross sponsored Geneva…

Malawi commends Zimbabwe for freedom of worship

Patience Nyagato Malawi has commended efforts by the Zimbabwe government to uphold the economic and cultural relations between the two countries. Malawi’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe Her Excellency Annie Kumwenda,who this…

Botswana adjusts age for Covid jab citing shortage

BOTSWANA’S health ministry has said that only those aged over 75 will be eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine because few doses are remaining. Health ministry director Malebogo Kebabonye was quoted…

Voting begins in Djibouti elections

VOTING has started in Djibouti where President Ismail Omar Guelleh is seeking a fifth term. An election observer from the Arab League mission Mounir El Fassi has been quoted by…

Egyptologists uncover ‘lost golden city’ buried under the sands

Aljazeera – Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ancient city in the desert outside Luxor that they say is the “largest” ever found in Egypt and dates back to…

Wildlife reliant communities struggle to shake off Covid-19 burden

By ZBC Reporter THE hunting industry and wildlife reliant communities are feeling the pinch of the COVID-19 pandemic as they struggle to recover from revenue losses that are threatening development…