Zimbabwe’s Mugabe To Be Buried In His Village Early Next Week

Robert Mugabe, the former President of Zimbabwe and the longest serving African president will be buried early next week in his village and not at a national monument for liberation heroes. The development was revealed by the family of the former president of Zimbabwe, as there had been disagreement between the family of the deceased […]

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Dies At 95

The former Zimbabwe prime minister Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, according to multiple sources in the country. Recall President Emmerson Mnangagwa told a Cabinet meeting two weeks ago that doctors had discontinued his treatment. On Friday Mnangagwa confirmed Robert Mugabe’s death via his tweeter account. Mugabe died in Singapore, where he had been receiving […]

Xenophobia: Ramaphosa Condemns Attack On Foreigners

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Tuesday, condemned the recent xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other foreigners in the country. Africa News24 (an24) understands Ramaphosa took to his Twitter page to condemn the act in its totality, noting that there is no justification for the attack on foreign nationals. His reaction comes after AN24 […]

Xenophobia: Nigerians Call On Government To Take Urgent Steps

Animosity between Africa’s two superpowers – Nigeria and South Africa – has heightened has another attack was executed late Sunday spewing into the early hours of Monday, Africa News24 (an24) earlier reported that Nigerians were attacked as well as the looting of businesses belonging to them. READ ALSO: South Africans Invade Nigerians, Other Foreigners’ Businesses […]

South Africans Invade Nigerians, Other Foreigners’ Businesses

South Africa has woken up to another wave of attacks and looting of foreign-owned businesses overnight in central Johannesburg. Nigerians are among those who were affected by the recent attack which was carried late on Sunday spewing into the early hours of Monday. It was gathered that things began to heat up in the early […]

Invest 5% Of $50bn In Empowering African Entrepreneurs, Elumelu Challenges Japan

African investor and philanthropist, Mr. Tony Elumelu has challenged the Government of Japan to invest five per cent of its $50billion commitment to Africa, in empowering African entrepreneurs. In an impassioned keynote speech, delivered before global leaders, at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, Japan, he said, “At TICAD 2016 […]

President Mnangagwa Reveals Why Mphoko Is After Him

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is reported to be targeting his former counterpart Phelekezela Mphoko, after receiving intelligence that the former Vice President was plotting to challenge his legitimacy. The Zimbabwe Independent reports that Mphoko is alleged to be working with senior Zanu-PF officials allegedly linked to VP Chiwenga and remnants of the G40 Faction to mount […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Hospitalized In Singapore Since April

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has been hospitalized in Singapore for four months, said his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mr. Mnangagwa said the 95-year-old “founding father of our nation” was receiving treatment for an illness and was reacting well. In a statement issued on Monday, he added: “Unlike the past when the former president needed […]

Mandela Day: UN’s António Guterres Urges Leaders To Emulate Late Legend

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has described late Nelson Mandela as an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should emulate. Guterres paid the tributes in a message to mark the Nelson Mandela International Day commemorated annually on July 18. According to him, the anti-apartheid campaigner and first democratically-elected president […]

South Africa’s Ex-president, Zuma Gets Death Threat Over Alleged Corruption

Former South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry on corruption. Zuma told the inquiry on Monday that he had been the victim of a plot to get rid of him and that he could trace that conspiracy to foreign […]

South Africa Ignores Nigeria, Grants Visa-Free Status To Ghana

Ghana is the latest country to be granted a visa-free status by the South African government. South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has added Ghana to a list of seven countries whose nationals will be permitted to enter South Africa visa-free. Nigeria was not included despite the large volume of trade between the two countries. […]