Politics Posts

South Africa`s Newest Party Suspends leader Ramphele

By Correspondent , 30 , Jun 2014


Johannesburg (AFP) - South Africa's newest party has suspended its leader, anti-apartheid veteran Mamphela Ramphele, a year after she founded the group which failed to make inroads in elections and .. Read More →

Stampede At Madagascar Independence Celebrations Kills Two

By editor , 27 , Jun 2014


Antananarivo – A stampede at the Madagascar Independence celebrations resulted in the death of two people and saw 26 get injured on Thursday. "There are two dead and 26 injured," .. Read More →

Mutharika Fires Army Boss

By editor , 25 , Jun 2014


Blantyre (Malawi) – Malawi`s newly elected President Peter Mutharika has fired the country's army chief, General Henry Odillo. In 2012 after the sudden death of President Bingu wa Mutharika, a .. Read More →

Moroccan Women Protest Against Islamist Prime Minster`s Stay At Home Speech

By Eugene Majuru , 24 , Jun 2014


Rabat – Tuesday saw Moroccan women protest outside parliament demanding the resignation of Islamist premier Abdelilah Benkirane who urged women to stay at home and look after their families. "Benkirane .. Read More →

Mozambique Presidential Hopeful Campaigns From The Bush

By Correspondent , 24 , Jun 2014


Maputo (AFP) - Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesman said Tuesday. The former rebel chieftain, who .. Read More →

Guinea Bissau`s New President Vows To Stabilise The Country

By Mildred Richards , 24 , Jun 2014


Bissau - Guinea-Bissau's new president 57 year old Jose Mario Vaz who was sworn into office on Monday vowed to establish stability and bring an end to poverty affecting the .. Read More →

Mauritania Leader Abdel Aziz Set For Re – Election

By Correspondent , 21 , Jun 2014


Nouakchott (AFP) - Mauritanians on Saturday cast ballots in a presidential election that incumbent Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was expected to win handily as main opposition rivals boycotted the vote .. Read More →

Ugandan TV Banned For Covering Sleeping President Museveni

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 20 , Jun 2014


A television station in Uganda has been banned from covering presidential events after it broadcast images which it said showed president Yoweri Museveni snoozing in parliament. Dennis Katungi, the government's .. Read More →

Embattled Morgan Tsvangirai Tried In Absentia

By Correspondent , 18 , Jun 2014


By A Correspondent Zimbabwe, Harare. (News Of The South) - EMBATTLED MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai was yesterday tried in absentia by a tribunal constituted by the opposition party’s renewal team .. Read More →