Africa

Namibia President Hage Geingob Dies

Namibia’s President Hage Geingob has died at the age of 82 while receiving medical treatment at a hospital in the capital, Windhoek. A veteran of the country’s independence struggle, Mr Geingob had been diagnosed with cancer and revealed the details to the public last month. He died early on Sunday …

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King Charles Regrets Colonial Injustices To Kenya

King Charles said on Tuesday he felt the “greatest sorrow and deepest regret” for atrocities suffered by Kenyans during their struggle for independence from British colonial rule. But in a speech at the start of a four-day state visit to Kenya, he stopped short of making a full apology called …

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Targeted Sanctions Damage Zimbabwe’s Image: SADC

FULL STATEMENT: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) reaffirms its unwavering solidarity with the Government and People of the Republic of Zimbabwe in calling for lifting all Sanctions that remain imposed on the Republic of Zimbabwe.This appeal by SADC for the immediate lifting of sanctions on the Republic of Zimbabwe …

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Migration Africa’s Own Problem

A new ZAM Magazine transnational investigation into migration from five African countries shows that, in many cases, the urge to leave is so desperate that migrants consciously risk extortion by smugglers, abuse, exploitative labour, and even death. In the vast majority of cases, awareness campaigns about these risks, financed by …

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Ofcom Suspends Zimbabwean Director For Anti-Israel Comments

Ofcom’s online safety supervision director has been suspended after anti-Israel comments were posted on her Instagram account. Fadzai Madzingira’s private account posted messages after the Hamas attack on Israel on 7 October. The Guido Fawkes website posted screengrabs of what appear to be posts from her account. One described Israel …

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Sadc Blasts Zim For Ignoring 2018 Poll Recommendations

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Election Observer Mission (SEOM) final report, presented to the Sadc executive secretary Elias Magosi of Botswana and President Emmerson Mnangagwa this week, bemoans the failure by the Zimbabwean government to implement recommendations made after the 2018 polls, including aligning electoral processes to the constitution. …

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‘White Gold’ To Put Zimbabwe On World Trade Map

Zimbabwe hopes to become the world’s largest exporter of the chemical element Lithium. Lithium, or ‘white gold’ as it is often known to investors, has become an incredibly valuable resource, as it is one of the key components of electric vehicle batteries. Now an unlikely African country hopes to become …

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