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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa said elections were “nearer than you expect” Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seeking the removal of sanctions imposed by Western countries, saying they are crippling national development. He also indicated that elections due next July could be brought forward. Speaking to governing Zanu-PF party leaders, Mr Mnangagwa […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa said elections were “nearer than you expect” Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seeking the removal of sanctions imposed by Western countries, saying they are crippling national development. He also indicated that elections due next July could be brought forward. Speaking to governing Zanu-PF party leaders, Mr Mnangagwa […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa said elections were “nearer than you expect” Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seeking the removal of sanctions imposed by Western countries, saying they are crippling national development. He also indicated that elections due next July could be brought forward. Speaking to governing Zanu-PF party leaders, Mr Mnangagwa […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa said elections were “nearer than you expect” Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seeking the removal of sanctions imposed by Western countries, saying they are crippling national development. He also indicated that elections due next July could be brought forward. Speaking to governing Zanu-PF party leaders, Mr Mnangagwa […]

Somalia suicide bomber kills police at Mogadishu academy

Image copyright AFP Image caption Al-Shabab is fighting an insurgency against Somalia’s UN-backed government A suicide bomber has killed at least 13 police officers during a parade at a training centre in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. At least 15 other people were reported to be wounded. The bomber, disguised as a policeman, blew himself up […]

Militiamen jailed in DR Congo’s Kavumu for raping 40 children

Image copyright AFP A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old. The men’s alleged leader was a local MP called […]

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, suffers double court blow

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Zuma is due to step down as African National Congress leader next week South African President Jacob Zuma has lost two court cases in one day, both linked to corruption allegations. Pretoria’s High Court ordered Mr Zuma to set up a judicial inquiry, calling him “seriously reckless” for challenging […]

Militiamen jailed in DR Congo’s Kavumu for raping 40 children

Image copyright AFP A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old. The men’s alleged leader was a local MP called […]

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, suffers double court blow

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Zuma is due to step down as African National Congress leader next week South African President Jacob Zuma has lost two court cases in one day, both linked to corruption allegations. Pretoria’s High Court ordered Mr Zuma to set up a judicial inquiry, calling him “seriously reckless” for challenging […]

Militiamen jailed in DR Congo’s Kavumu for raping 40 children

Image copyright AFP A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old. The men’s alleged leader was a local MP called […]