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EFF leader Julius Malema is suing the African National Congress’s Youth League (ANCYL) and its secretary-general over claims he tried to bribe officials, according to a report in the Sunday World. The newspaper says Malema, the former ANCYL president, has...
Zimbabwe's president on Wednesday set up a commission of inquiry into the killing of six people following military involvement in the capital two days after the election. The seven members include British lawyer Rodney Dixon, counsel for Kenya's government at...
The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture confirmed on Tuesday that attorney Comfort Ngidi had withdrawn his appeal to be considered for a role in the commission’s legal or investigative team. "The reasons advanced by Mr Ngidi for the...
The Elders‚ led by former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan‚ have arrived in Harare‚ Zimbabwe‚ to meet political parties ahead of the July 30 general elections. Annan is joined by Mary Robinson‚ former president of Ireland‚ and Lakhdar...
The Mugabe family offered the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Nelson Chamisa 24 million US dollars and a dozen vehicles to oil its election campaign, the Zimbabwe Independent newspaper has claimed. In return, the MDC would reserve 82...
Burundians are voting in a constitutional referendum that if passed could see President Pierre Nkurunziza's stay in power extended until 2034. If Thursday's referendum vote is passed, the constitution will be amended to extend the president's term from five to...
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the Western Cape says the City of Cape Town manager has officially informed them of a vacancy in the City. This, after the Democratic Alliance (DA) terminated Patricia de Lille‘s party membership on Tuesday,...
Sierra Leone's opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio has won the country's presidential election re-run, the electoral commission said on Thursday. Bio, a former military ruler, won 51.81 percent of the votes cast in last month's election while Samura Kamara of...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly splashed out on his recent trip to China and spent at least $2.3m. According to NewsDay, the president snubbed the troubled national airline for a more expensive private jet. "Air Zimbabwe had offered to take the...
Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death on Monday afternoon. She said the family would issue a statement later in the...
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