Zambia ponders fuel exports to Malawi, Mozambique

The Zambian government has said it is assessing possibility of facilitating for a private sector-driven business venture of exporting fuel to Malawi and...

South Africa’s Zuma drops suit over rape cartoon

South African President Jacob Zuma intends to drop a four-year-old lawsuit claiming nearly $600,000 in damages from a cartoonist who depicted him poised...

Libya after Ghadaffi – Better or worse?

Despite western euphoria that greeted the NATO-led UN mandate of the “Responsibility to protect” (R2P) as “mission accomplished” following the death of Muamar...

Zimbabwean pressure group calls for the demolition of President Robert Mugabe’s...

A Zimbabwean pressure group, “Zimbabwe Let’s Unite”, has called for the demolition of the government of Robert Mugabe. The UK-based group also called for...

Poor Infrastructure Is Africa’s Soft Underbelly

This is a guest post by Harvard professor Calestous Juma In one of Africa’s most ambitious investment decisions, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has...

Malawi explains Joyce Banda no show on independence day as Sata...

Malawian High Commissioner to Zambia David Bandawe has said that Malawian President Joyce Banda had a last minute engagement which prevented her from...

Tanzania among top 10 in Mo Ibrahim index

Tanzania has entered into top 10 ranked countries on the continent for this year's Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance-2012 IIAG, revealing overall...

Haiti to become member of African Union

If all goes as planned, Haiti, yes North America's Haiti, will become the latest member of the African Union sometime in January. Haiti...

No African leader qualifies for $5 million award, again, prize committee...

It's the biggest cash prize available to former leaders of African countries, and no one was worthy this year — again. The Mo...

Bulawayo maid boils employer’s 3-months old baby

A Bulawayo maid has been arrested after she allegedly boiled her employer's three months-old baby. This was apparently in revenge to her employer's...

African Union elects its first female chief: South Africa’s Dlamini-Zuma

A female leader has taken up the top leadership position at the African Union for the first time. South Africa's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on...

Zambia, Zimbabwe seal $4b power deal

Zambian president Michael Sata who is on a State visit to neighboring Zimbabwe Tuesday together with his counterpart Robert Mugabe witnessed the signing...

Zambia’s former ruling party MMD dissolved

Zambia's Movement for Multiparty Democracy was dissolved Wednesday, less than six months after losing power, in what the party called an "assault on...

COMESA signs $3m agro deal

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has signed US$3 million Climate Smart Sub-Grant agreements with six organisations to implement various...

PetroForum Africa in March, 2013

The second PetroForum Africa will take place at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, 4-6 March 2013, following its successful inauguration in 2011. Organised...

Gaddafi’s death a “tragic loss to Africa” – Mugabe at the...

Robert Mugabe on Wednesday accused the UN Security Council of wielding an "insatiable appetite for war" as he condemned NATO's campaign that helped...

Zambians paying lowest electricity rates in SADC

A study has shown that Zambians are paying the lowest rates in Southern African Development Community (SADC) region at just below 40 cents...

Al-Bashir and Kiir fail to reach deal over South Sudan Independence...

Sudan President Omer Al-Bashir and his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir Mayardit managed, after another round of marathon talks on Wednesday, to strike...