Levels of peace and stability on the African continent

The concept of “peace” has traditionally been abstract in definition. Perhaps the most workable methodology of approaching the concept of peace is to...

Botswana condemns the African Union on Sudan’s al Bashir

Botswana has condemned the African Union (AU) for enticing Malawi to host Sudan president Omar al Bashir at the AU summit that was...

Somalia’s Al-Shabaab offer 10 camels for Obama’s ‘capture’

A senior official of the radical Islamist Al-Shabaab group announced Friday that his movement was ready to reward anybody bringing in information leading...

Ethiopia to host AU summit after Malawi’s withdrawal

The Africa Union (AU) has announced that Ethiopia will now host the 19th Summit of the Union following Malawi’s withdrawal over Sudanese President...

Former Zambia President’s son seized, denies graft allegations

Zambian authorities Thursday arrested former President Rupiah Banda’s son Andrew for alleged corruption, according to an investigations official. Investigative wings late April interrogated Mr...

Kenya Interior Minister George Saitoti, Assistant and 4 others killed in...

Kenyan Internal Security Minister George Saitoti has been killed in a helicopter crash that happened early Sunday. Mr Saitoti and his deputy, Orwa Ojode,...

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...