T.B. Joshua : The man who sees tomorrow?

He has a smile for everyone, yet many regard him as one of the most controversial prophets that ever walked the nation and...

African leaders discuss role of the Diaspora in African history

Heads of State of the African Union (AU) gathered in Sandton, South Africa last Friday (May 25, 2012) for the first Global African...

Sudan asks AU to move summit to Ethiopia after Malawi threatens...

Sudan is seeking to have next month's African Union summit moved to Ethiopia after host Malawi tried to block President Omar Hassan al-Bashir,...

South Africans clash on Twitter over #Zumaspear

South African journalist and arts critic Charl Blignaut made what turned out to be an excellent prediction. "Of all the work on show,...

Nigerian cargo plane crash-lands in Ghana

A Nigerian cargo jet, Allied Air yesterday 2nd June clash landed in Accra at 1900GMT and rammed through the airport fence smashing a...

SADC ‘to review’ Zimbabwe, Madagascar cases

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) organ on defence and security is set to meet on Thursday to review the situation in Zimbabwe...

Africa leaking billions in capital flight, report

Africa lost $18.4 billion annually between 1970 and 2008 as a result of capital flight, a new report shows. The Africa Economic Outlook 2012...

Zambia, Zimbabwe to co-host Tourism General Assembly

Zambia, Zimbabwe and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation efforts to host the UNWTO General Assembly in August 2013 received a boost late...

South Africa deal to remove ‘rude’ Zuma painting

A South African art gallery has agreed not to display a controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed after reaching...

Cases of Africans losing their cash to Japan based used car...

By Clement Nyirenda For most of us in Africa, buying a brand new car is not easy. We, however, benefit from the booming used...

Somali president escapes ambush

Somalia's president Sharif Shekh Ahmed escaped an ambush unharmed Tuesday as Al-Qaeda linked Shebab fighters attacked his armoured convoy in territory recently wrested...

African farmers’ livelihoods at risk

Representatives of hundreds of thousands of African tobacco farmers will gather at the International Tobacco Growers Association Africa Regional Meeting from May 28...

Why Africa needs women power

Malawi’s new president Joyce Banda is really shaking things up. She announced that she will work to overturn Malawi’s law which bans homosexual...

ICC not for Africans – say new prosecutor

The prosecutor-elect of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has dispelled what she termed as “perceptions” that the Hague-based court is only there...

Malawi ready to host AU summit

Malawi will be a battlefield when the African Union convenes for its summit in July as regional blocks ensure that their candidates for...

UN tells Africa to stop begging and grow food

The declaration by the UN that Africa has suitable conditions to feed its people was spot on. At no other time have I...

Zambia ready to arrest Sudan’s Al Bashir

While Malawi is dithering on the matter of Sudanese president Omar Hassan Al Bashir, Zambia has broken ranks with most African countries on...

IMF withdraws advisory team from Swaziland

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has withdrawn its advisory team from Swaziland, saying it is unable to support the government’s proposed financial reform...