Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:20:29 GMT
Lesotho: Why Thabane Has Not Been Arrested Over Estranged Wife's Murder
[Lesotho Times] Despite being named as a suspect in the June 2017 murder of his ex-wife, Lipolelo, former Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has still not been arrested or tried for the crime.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:11:09 GMT
Lesotho: I Have Survived Countless Attempts To Topple Me - Majoro
[Lesotho Times] Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro says his government has survived "countless attempts" to overthrow it.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:34:49 GMT
Mozambique: Lusaka Agreement 'A Beacon of Hope'
[AIM] Maputo -- The general secretary of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party, Roque Silva, declared on Monday that Mozambicans should view the Lusaka Agreement on the country's independence, signed on 7 September 1974, as "a beacon of hope" faced with ...

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:49:32 GMT
South Africa: Steep Slump in GDP as Covid-19 Takes Its Toll on Economy
[StatsSA] The punch in the gut was severe. Perhaps the second quarter of 2020 will become known as the pandemic quarter. South Africa's economy suffered a significant contraction during April, May and June, when the country operated under widespread ...

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:47:41 GMT
Zimbabwe: No More Overseas Treatment for Senior Govt Officials - VP Chiwenga
[New Zimbabwe] The government will no longer avail foreign currency to assist cabinet ministers and other senior officials seek medical treatment in state-of-the-art health facilities outside Zimbabwe, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has said.