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S. African envoys in Zimbabwe on mediation mission: minister

Two South African special envoys have arrived in Zimbabwe on a mediation mission, SA Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 22:18:20

UN mission hopeful of mandate renewal in South Sudan

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Thursday it was hopeful of renewing its mandate in the war-torn country which expires mid-December.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 22:12:26

Former Zimbabwe VP Mujuru calls for transitional arrangement

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's former deputy Joice Mujuru on Thursday called for a transitional arrangement that should attend to issues of economic recovery and electoral reforms following the military takeover of government on Tuesday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 21:58:32

Calm, peace urged for Zimbabwe after military seizure of government power

Calm and peace have been urged for Zimbabwe where the military announced on Wednesday that it has taken control of all government institutions in the southern African country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 16:12:05

Unclear situation in Zimbabwe raises concerns

An unclear political situation is unfolding in Zimbabwe as its first and incumbent President Robert Mugabe has since early Wednesday been reportedly put under house arrest by the military.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 16:09:32

SADC foreign ministers to meet on Zimbabwe's situation

An urgent foreign ministers meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was called on Wednesday to be held soon to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 11:06:28

AU urges Zimbabwe to address political crisis lawfully

The African Union has called on stakeholders in Zimbabwe to address the current political impasse in accordance with the country's constitution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:49:56

Sudan buys two Airbus planes worth 60 mln USD with Chinese funding

Sudan government on Wednesday said it purchased two Airbus planes in favour of Sudan Airways at a cost of 60 million US dollars with a fund by a Chinese company.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:44:21

UN Security Council approves 900 extra peacekeepers for Central African Republic

UN Security Council Wednesday renewed the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) for 12 months and authorized an increase of 900 troops, as recommended by the UN secretary-general.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:43:53

Zambian leader calls for quick resolution of Zimbabwe crisis

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday called for quick resolution to the crisis in neighboring Zimbabwe where the military had seized control of the government.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 4:03:51

Calm returns to S. Sudan capital after military standoff

Relative calm has returned to the South Sudanese capital of Juba following a week-long military standoff between soldiers and bodyguards of former army chief Paul Malong.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 4:02:47

AU urges Zimbabwe to address political crisis lawfully

The African Union has called on stakeholders in Zimbabwe to address the current political impasse in accordance with the country's constitution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 3:59:46

Angolan leader dismisses former president's daughter as state oil company CEO

Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Wednesday dismissed ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos' daughter as chair of the state oil company (Sonangol).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 3:44:36

Uncertain future

Troops patrol a street in Harare, Zimbabwe on Wednesday. Zimbabwe's army said it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital's streets following a night of unrest. Photo: AP
Source: AP | 2017/11/15 23:18:40

Mugabe under house arrest

Zimbabwe's military was in control of the country on Wednesday as President Robert Mugabe said he was under house arrest, although generals denied staging a coup.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/15 23:03:40

Long-term relations won't be affected by Zimbabwean turmoil: experts

Sino-Zimbabwean trade ties could be affected by the ongoing political turmoil in the African country's capital, but in the long run, the friendly relations will not change, said Chinese experts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 22:58:40

China hopes Zimbabwe's internal affairs to be properly handled: FM

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Wednesday that China hopes Zimbabwe's relevant parties to properly handle the internal affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 21:16:35

South Africa urges Zimbabwe to resolve political impasse peacefully

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday expressed concern at the volatile political situation in Zimbabwe, urging all actors to resolve it in a peaceful manner.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 20:48:11