Southern Africa 

Cyclone Ana: RECAPO rises above the storm to power up clients in Southern Africa

Malawi is one of five southern African countries that recently bore the brunt of the Indian Ocean tropical storm Ana when it made landfall on January 24th, 2022 leaving a trail of destruction in its wake for entire communities in Madagascar, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Storm Ana was also responsible for massive infrastructure damage as well as power outages and… Read More
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Madagascar: Generals arrested for alleged plot to kill President

– – Five generals are among 21 people arrested in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina. The generals are part of a total of 12 military personnel arrested over the attempted coup, a senior prosecutor said. Six people including a French citizen were also arrested last month for their roles in the plot with… Read More
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Madagascar says it foiled ‘plot to kill president’

– – The government of Madagascar has said that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate President Andry Rajoelina. According to a statement from the attorney general the suspects were planning to “eliminate and neutralise” a number of people as well. Prosecutors say Malagasy citizens and other foreigners who were part of the plot have been arrested as part of… Read More
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Madagascar: Families eating mud due to worst drought in 40 years

– – Some families in southern Madagascar are reportedly eating mud as the country experiences its worst drought in four decades. The World Food Programme which made the shocking revelation said the worst drought in southern Madagascar is causing hunger and famine-like condition. Its director, David Beasley, who’s just visited the area, said that without immediate assistance more than half a… Read More
Africa Madagascar West Africa World 

Madagascar’s former president Ratsiraka dies aged 84

– – Madagascar‘s ex-president Didier Ratsiraka has died aged 84, according to the government. He died on Sunday after he was hospitalized with a flu, the current President Andry Rajoelina announced on Twitter. “The Malagasy have lost an illustrious patriot,” Rajoelina said. Ce dimanche 28 mars 2021, l’ancien Président, l’Amiral Didier Ignace RATSIRAKA s’est éteint à l’âge de 84 ans.… Read More
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Madagascar launches Covid-19 Capsule Cure

– – Madagascar has launched capsules from its much touted “Covid-Organics” herbal cure for the coronavirus. The capsules contain extracts of a local Malagasy plant artemisia which has proven anti-malarial properties. The tablets also have other indigenous herbs such as ravintsara with officials saying it is effective in curing and treating coronavirus infections. The previous herbal remedy called ‘COVID-Organics'(CVO) was… Read More
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Madagascar: British student dies after opening plane door

Police in Madagascar have revealed that a British student who was studying at the Cambridge University died after falling from a plane. The student, according to police fell to her death on the African island nation when she opened the door of a small plane in mid-air. Alana Cutland, 19 was from Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. UK Foreign Office confirmed… Read More
100 young African leaders met in Johannesburg, South Africa Southern Africa 

Young African leaders debate and propose solutions to challenges facing Southern Africa

JOHANNESBURG, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/Asianet-Pakistan — More than 100 young African leaders met in Johannesburg, South Africa from June 7 – 8 to identify solutions to tough challenges in communities throughout the region by tapping youth innovation and leadership. Young African leaders from 14 countries, including Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia,… Read More

REVEALED: Pastor TB Joshua’s Uncanny Influence In Tanzania

Within hours of Pastor T.B. Joshua touching down in Tanzania on Tuesday November 3rd 2015, he had met the three most important political figures in the country – John Magufuli, the President-Elect, Jakaya Kikwete, the outgoing President and Edward Lowassa, the former Prime Minister and opposition leader. However, a government source has revealed that the Nigerian Pastor’s uncanny influence in... Read More

President Obama’s Visit And Africa’s Second Uhuru

Dear Mr. President, Your trip to Africa this week presents a legacy-defining opportunity. President George W. Bush is remembered for the billions of dollars he made available to fight HIV/Aids; a program which has continued under your administration. Bill Clinton, while decried for allowing genocide in Rwanda, is also hailed for the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA),… Read More