Africa Political News
Former police chief Osee Loguey was sentenced to 20 years in prison while General Bruno Dogbo Ble, then-commander of the elite Republican Guard to 18 years.
Of the girls taken from their school in the northeastern town of Chibok in 2014, 195 are still missing.
NAMIBIA POLITICS: Geingob to Make it Mandatory for White-Owned Businesses to Sell 25 Percent Stake to Blacks
A draft bill on the Namibia Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEF) was expected to be tabled before his cabinet soon, Geingob said in a speech on Wednesday.
Hichilema was arrested on Tuesday and charged with treason for allegedly obstructing Lungu’s motorcade, raising the political temperature further.
“Nigeria police is abreast of the unfortunate incident in Damaturu between personnel of the force and Nigerian army,” police spokesman Jimoh Moshood said.
Over 30,000 people marched in Pretoria calling on President Jacob Zuma to quit. Zuma, who turned 75 on Wednesday, has survived previous protests.
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and will be charged with treason for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade.
NIGERIA POLITICS: Lower House Committee to Probe Oil Licence Deal, Goodluck Jonathan May Give Evidence
Recent information both nationally and internationally, indicating Goodluck Ebele Jonathan may have been complicit in the controversial OPL 245 deal.
Makhosi Khoza achievements include ground-breaking research unpacks the sophistication of indigenous languages. Read Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza Biography.
SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza: Leadership Injudiciousness: Deleterious to ANC Relevance and Lifespan
Sikhumbuzo Tshabalala, I understand you fully, but who am I? I’m led by an injudicious leadership who are deleterious of ANC relevance & lifespan.
It’s more and more glaring that President Muhammadu Buhari is on the road to being Nigeria’s weakest President.
Nigeria’s military released 593 people after clearing them of having ties with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a spokesman said.
Stella Nyanzi, a university research fellow and lecturer, called Museveni “a pair of buttocks” and his wife, who doubles as education minister, “empty-brained” in a post on her Facebook page.
Sebastian Gorka, a top foreign policy official in US President Donald Trump’s White House has pushed a plan to divide Libya, a report suggests.
NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians
It is in Nigeria we find thieving and adulterous pastors, arrogant and corrupt civil servants, bullying and morally corrupt politicians.
Stella Nyanzi, a prominent academic has been arrested for criticising the wife of Ugandan Janet Museveni on social media, police said Saturday.
A group of civil society organisations on Thursday marched “against an attempt to kill the legislature,” while urging Nigerians to rise up in defence of democracy and condemn the latest affront against the National Assembly by “executive boy.”
“The release documents were ready, and Abiola was to go and sign them, but some NADECO members advised him against doing so, and he remained in detention until his death.”
Thousands marched in major South Africa cities to protest against President Jacob Zuma on Friday, demanding he quit after a cabinet reshuffle triggered the latest crisis of his presidency.