Politics Posts

Coup Attempt Fails In South Sudan

By Best Masinire , 18 , Dec 2013


The president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, said Monday he had defeated a coup attempt following a night of fierce fighting between rival troops in the capital of Juba of .. Read More →

Kenya Attacks Spoil 50th Independence Anniversary Celebrations

By Correspondent , 17 , Dec 2013


Nairobi (AFP) - Thirteen people have been killed in four attacks in Kenya during week-long celebrations to mark the country's 50th anniversary of independence, including the first attack on tourists .. Read More →

Mandela Laid To Rest On Sunday

By Hilda Desai , 15 , Dec 2013


Nelson Mandela was buried in his childhood village Qunu on Sunday. The ceremony was conducted with military pomp and traditional rituals. Mandela was buried at the site he chose himself .. Read More →

French Troops On Anti Islamist Operation In Mali

By Eugene Majuru , 14 , Dec 2013


The French army is in the process of staging a large operation against the Islamist fighters in Mali, a former French colony. This comes ahead of elections expected to take .. Read More →

Mozambique Announces Presidential Candidates

By Correspondent , 13 , Dec 2013


Maputo (AFP) - Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party on Thursday released a shortlist of three candidates ahead of next year's elections to succeed President Armando Guebuza. Party heavyweights narrowed the choice .. Read More →

Former MDC MP In Court

By Correspondent , 12 , Dec 2013


By Martin Muleya Former Movement of Democratic Change Minister of Rural and Social Amneties Zimbabwean Giles Mutsekwa who was also the former Dangamvura/Chikanga legislator was dragged to Mutare magistrate court .. Read More →

Obasanjo Accuses President Jonathan Of Destroying Nigeria

By Best Masinire , 12 , Dec 2013


By Best Masinire Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of incompetence and of taking actions calculated at destroying the country. In an 18-page letter to President .. Read More →

Britain Supports Kenya`s Mau Mau Memorial For The Abused

By Correspondent , 12 , Dec 2013


Nairobi (AFP) - Kenya's former colonial rulers Britain are supporting the building of a memorial for those who suffered during the brutal Mau Mau uprising, a British minister said Wednesday. .. Read More →

The Mandela Legacy

By Tendai Makaripe , 11 , Dec 2013


By Tendai Makaripe “Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts.” This is a famous quote uttered by the late former South African president and one of the .. Read More →