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South Africa's ruling party demands President Zuma resign

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Monday gave President Jacob Zuma an ultimatum to resign in 48 hours or he will be recalled.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 11:08:00

South Africa's ANC promises 'closure' on Zuma's exit

South Africa's ruling ANC met on Monday to "finalize" the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma after party chief Cyril Ramaphosa promised to bring "closure" to deadlocked talks.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 23:13:40

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa leaves for Botswana for first state visit

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa left Harare for Gaborone, Botswana, Monday morning on his first state visit since taking over from former president Robert Mugabe last November.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 17:56:08

10 terrorists killed in police raid in Egypt's Sinai

At least 10 terrorists have been killed on Sunday during a police raid in Arish city of Egypt's North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, a security source and medics told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 9:17:47

S. Africa to launch banknotes in Mandela's remembrance

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said on Sunday it will launch a set of commemorative banknotes in honor of what would have been Nelson Mandela's centenary.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 8:08:00

S. Africa's ruling party members to march for Zuma to step down

Some African National Congress (ANC) members will march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Monday until President Jacob Zuma resigns.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 2:10:37

SA's ANC to meet as Zuma clings to office

The top decision-making body of South Africa's ruling ANC will meet on Monday following days of talks over President Jacob Zuma's expected departure from office, a party spokesperson said Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 23:53:39

Zimbabwe first lady relinquishes parliamentary seat

Zimbabwean first lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has relinquished her Chirumanzu-Zibagwe parliamentary seat to concentrate on her new role, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/11 8:47:25

SA political deadlock as Zuma clings to power

South Africa's political impasse deepened on Saturday with no resolution to extended talks over President Jacob Zuma's expected departure from office after his own party called for him to resign.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/10 23:43:40

Tanzanian president pledges to make country more investment friendly

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has pledged to make the east African nation more investment friendly, the presidency said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/10 22:57:37

2 killed, 143 wounded as explosion hits mosque in Libya's Benghazi

Two people were killed and 143 others, including children, were injured on Friday when an explosion hit a mosque during Friday prayers in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, military and medical sources said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/10 7:10:45

15 killed, 8 wounded in renewed inter-clan fighting in South Sudan

At least 15 people have been killed and eight others wounded following renewed communal fighting in South Sudan's Jonglei State on Thursday over a renaming of contested village, a government official confirmed on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/10 7:04:16

Chinese-built hospital expected to provide quality healthcare to Rwandan people

Chinese firm China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) on Friday formally kicked off the construction of a district hospital in Rwanda's capital city Kigali.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/9 23:45:03

S. Africa's ruling party dismisses reports that Zuma will resign on Saturday

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday dismissed media reports that President Jacob Zuma will resign on Saturday as "inaccurate and misleading."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/9 9:16:46

Little terror

Newly released child soldiers wait in a line for their registration during the release ceremony in Yambio, South Sudan, on Wednesday. More than 300 child soldiers, including 87 girls, have been released in South Sudan's war-torn region of Yambio under a program to help reintegrate them into society, the UN said.
Source: VCG | 2018/2/8 23:33:40

Cameroon kicks off electoral year with Senate election on March 25

The central African nation of Cameroon will hold the Senate election on March 25, kicking off its electoral year of 2018 with four major polls, including the presidential election, said a presidential decree released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/8 15:01:12

Egypt warns against attempt to breach its sovereignty in economic zone

Egypt warned Wednesday against any attempts that breach its sovereignty in the eastern Mediterranean's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), after Turkey denied a 2003 maritime border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Cyprus.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/8 9:47:45

Don't expect overnight change in economy: Zimbabwe's central bank

Zimbabwe's central bank governor on Wednesday presented his first post-Mugabe monetary policy statement, warning the nation not to expect an overnight change in economic fortunes.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/8 0:41:37