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Malawi to take Tanzania dispute to court

Malawi President Joyce Banda says her country is giving up on mediation efforts in the long running border dispute. President Joyce Banda has said that...

Zambia’s ex-President Rupiah Banda arrested

Zambia's former President Rupiah Banda has been arrested in connection with a Nigerian oil deal, officials say. He is accused of stealing more than $11m...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe dodges EU travel ban and arrived in Italy for...

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's controversial president, is under a European Union travel ban, but he arrived in Italy for the inauguration of Pope Francis on...

Zambian ex-president probed for corruption

Former Zambian president Rupiah Banda appeared before an official investigation panel on Monday to answer allegations of corruption during his three years in charge...

Zimbabweans vote to adopt new constitution

Zimbabweans began voting on Saturday in a referendum expected to adopt a new constitution that would clip presidential powers and lead to an election...

Zimbabwe Radio DJs sacked for saying Mugabe is Malawian

Two DJs have been dismissed within a space of 2 weeks for alleging that President Mugabe was of Malawian origin. First to be dismissed was...

Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenyan elections

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta was elected Kenya’s new president after beating his bitter rival Raila Amollo Odinga in a hotly contested election. Official results released by...

Kenyans go to polls to elect fourth president after gun attacks

Long lines of Kenyans queued from far before dawn as polls opened on Monday for hard-fought elections, hours after several policemen were killed in...

SA police arrests 3 Zimbabwe nationals over penis enlargement posters

Three Zimbabweans were among seven people who have been arrested in the past few months for putting up “penis enlargement” posters in South Africa’s...

Zimbabwe has only 2 months supply of ARV’s

Zimbabwe's Ministry of Health and Child Welfare has revealed that it only has two months' supply of anti-retroviral drugs left countrywide and is appealing...

Zambia ‘pushing’ to strip ex-President Rupiah Banda of immunity

The Zambian government Friday said it was actively pursuing the removal of former President Rupiah Banda's immunity from prosecution. This is meant to allow Mr...

Malawi’s deputy ambassador to RSA is not Malawian

The newly appointed deputy ambassador to RSA Mrs Chrissy Kamanga Kalamula is not Malawian. She holds a full South African passport. Messages coming to the...

Statement by Zambia’s Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Kennedy Sakeni...

Government has received with shock and horror the death of over 50 people in a road traffic accident involving a Post bus, a Land...

SA accused of helping CIA

South Africa has been named in a new report on “Globalising Torture” as one of 54 countries that collaborated with the US in secret...

Malawi to send troops to Mali

Malawi President Joyce Banda says her government was ready to send troops to Mali to help maintain peace in the West African state. Speaking on...

Zimbabwe has $217 left in the bank according to its Finance...

After paying public workers' salaries last week, the balance in cash-strapped Zimbabwe's government public account stood at just $217, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said...

Malawians Perishing, Dying at South Africa’s Lindela Camp

Malawians detained at Lindela camp in South Africa for illegal stay have sounded SOS to the Malawi government to come to their rescue, saying...

Mugabe, Tsvangirai agree on new constitution

Zimbabwean leaders Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai said on Thursday they had resolved disputes over a proposed new constitution and would soon call a...