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Malawi Detains Opposition Leader’s Chartered Plane Ahead of Polls

Authorities in Malawi have detained carrying Presidential hopeful , Saulos Chilima, with the police citing “suspicious activities” of its crew...

Malawi Votes Amid Justice Failures, Impunity Over Albino Killings

Lilongwe: Malawi’s elections, due next week, will take place in the context of longstanding criminal justice failures and widespread impunity for the killing...

Gay People Blast Zimbabwean Govt Over Alleged Plans to Carry Genitalia Surgeries

Harare: A Zimbabwean government hospital is reportedly compiling a register of people with ambiguous genitalia to undergo surgery, sparking an angry response from homosexuals...

Mozambique Seeks Over U.S$ 3 Billion for Post-Cyclones Reconstruction

Mozambique is to ask donors for US $3.2 billion in aid for the reconstruction of areas affected by cyclones Idai and Kenneth,...

Swazi King Denies Reports That He Ordered Men to Be Polygamous

Africa’s last absolute monarch, King Mswati 111 has angrily reacted to viral reports claiming that eSwatini men faced arrest, and time in...

Over 1.2 million Somali Children Malnourished

Mogadishu: Over 5.4 million Somali people are food insecure, with 1.2 million children projected to be malnourished owing to hunger induced drought,...

Zimbabwe Exported Nearly 100 Elephants

Harare: Zimbabwe exported ninety-seven baby elephants to Chinese and Dubai zoos and safari parks between 2012 and 2018, some of which offer...

Bashir’s Ouster Presents Opportunity to Foster Human Rights

Khartoum: THE ouster of Sudan’s strongman, Omar al-Bashir offers an unprecedented opportunity to entrench human rights in the country’s transition ONLY if there is...

Observers Declare South African Elections Free and Fair

Both local and observer missions from the continent have described the 2019 National and Provincial elections as free and fair.

Zimbabwe: Understanding The Role of Judges as Political Actors

I was going to present some reflections on my recent trip to Zimbabwe but events this week prompted me to go into...