Africa Posts

Zimbabwe Diamond Bosses In Hot Soup

By Correspondent , 21 , Mar 2014


OFFICIALS from diamond mining firms in Chiadzwa could be charged for contempt of Parliament after they told a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee that they were unaware of the existence of the .. Read More →

Arrest And Detention Of Swazi Lawyer And Journalist Condemned By African Legal Body

By Correspondent , 21 , Mar 2014


By OSISA The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), SADC Lawyers Association (SADC LA) and Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) express their deepest concern at the irregular arrests and detentions of .. Read More →

Medical Body Against Exporting Doctors

By Correspondent , 21 , Mar 2014


Kampala.- The Medical and Dental Practitioners Council has opposed the government’s plan to export doctors to Trinidad when regional hospitals lack key health personnel. Dr Margaret Mungherera, a council member .. Read More →

Earthworms To Be Bred At Makerere University

By Correspondent , 20 , Mar 2014


Kampala. – Uganda`s Makerere University has started breeding earthworms with the aim of adding value to animal feeds. If the project picks, the researchers plan to scale it up for .. Read More →

Kenya Police Arrest Two In Explosive Laden Vehicle

By Correspondent , 19 , Mar 2014


Mombasa (Kenya) (AFP) - Kenyan police said Monday they arrested two men who were driving a vehicle packed with explosives in the Indian Ocean resort city of Mombasa. "We have .. Read More →

Swaziland: Free Editor And Human Rights Lawyer Jailed After Summary Proceedings

By Correspondent , 19 , Mar 2014


By Amnesty International Today’s unlawful detention of a respected magazine editor and human rights lawyer for their criticism of the judiciary in Swaziland is another shocking example of the southern .. Read More →

Joyce Banda Calls For Probe Into Malawi Political Violence

By editor , 18 , Mar 2014


Blantyre (Malawi) - Malawi's President Joyce Banda Monday described clashes between opposition protesters and police as "politically motivated" and called for a thorough investigation. At least two people are known .. Read More →

MDC N Will Capitalise On Rival Infighting

By Correspondent , 18 , Mar 2014


By Wisdom Mumera Zimbabwe`s MDC-N opposition party is left with no option but to wait and capitalize on the infighting in rival parties which may present it with a chance .. Read More →

Opposition Party Suspended In Burundi

By Correspondent , 17 , Mar 2014


Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - A key Burundi opposition party has been suspended for four months, Interior Minister Edouard Nduwimana said late Saturday night, amid worsening tensions in the small central .. Read More →