Malawi 

Malawi Opposition Parties’ Union Imperative

By Tom Likambale An Afrobarometer poll published on August 30th 2022 indicates a serious erosion in support for the MCP-led Tonse Alliance government of President Lazarus Chakwera since its election in 2020. Among other things the poll found that 65% of Malawians thought the government’s performance to be worse than that of the previous DPP government of Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika. The… Read More
Africa East Africa South Africa World 

Ethiopia: New date set for Tigray peace talks in South Africa

– – Ethiopian government officials have said that a new date has been set by the African Union (AU) for the start of peace talks to resolve the Tigray conflict. The talks will now take place on Monday October 24 in South Africa, according to the Ethiopian government. Redwan Hussein, the Ethiopian prime minister’s national security adviser, confirmed that the… Read More
Africa Russia South Africa Southern Africa World 

Russia wants to help South Africa fight cybercrime

The Interpol Regional Bureau in South Africa was opened in 1993 and has become the focal point for police cooperation between the Republic of South Africa and all member states of the organisation. This international police organisation protects law and order, makes it possible to find dangerous criminals anywhere in the world and bring them to justice for their atrocities.… Read More
Africa Business South Africa World 

Trading Forex in South Africa: How to Avoid Scams and Benefit from Reputable Brokers

– – Investing in Forex can seem lucrative when searching for online opportunities, but there are some factors to consider before you start investing. Although it is true that many people have found success when trading in Forex, there are just as many who have fallen victim to online scams and nefarious traders. This is often the case among those… Read More
Malawi 

Malawi’s Public debt level worries All African Conference of Churches

All African Conference of Churches (AACC) Economic Justice and Accountability Ambassador in Malawi, Reverend Baxton Maulidi has expressed sadness over the levels of the country’s public debt. Rev Maulidi was reacting to the recent report shared by the Minister of Finance Sostin Gwengwe that Malawi’s public debt as of May 2022 stood at 6.3 Trillion MWK from 5.7 trillion the… Read More
Malawi 

Shire River flood risk management project sets a benchmark in Malawi

3 October 2022: The implementation of locally relevant solutions and a national guideline for community-based flood risk management (FRM), aimed at communities and NGOs in the Lower Shire Valley in Malawi, is one of the first of its kind to be developed globally, as acknowledged by the Water ChangeMaker Awards. Leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari undertook the… Read More
Africa South Africa Southern Africa World 

Trevor Noah to step down as The Daily Show host

– – South African Comedian Trevor Noah has said he is standing down as host of The Daily Show. Noah said he was “filled with gratitude for the journey” but that there was “another part of my life that I want to carry on exploring”. The 38-year-old has been the host of the satirical news and talk show since 2015… Read More
Africa Southern Africa World Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwean author Dangarembga convicted over placard protest

Renowned Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga has been convicted of inciting violence after carrying a placard that called for political reform. She paid a fine of about $110 to avoid serving a three-month jail term. She was convicted along with a friend Julie Barnes. The two women had walked along a road in the capital, Harare, two years ago, holding placards… Read More
Africa Southern Africa World Zimbabwe 

AU chairman calls for lifting of sanctions on Zimbabwe

– – The African Union chairman and president of Senegal President Macky Sall has called for the lifting of sanctions placed on Zimbabwe. Mr. Sall told the 77th UN General Assembly in New York that current sanctions against Zimbabwe were destructive and aggravating the suffering of citizens. For over two decades Zimbabwe has struggled to rebuild its economy and sanctions… Read More