Category: Breaking News

Influential US evangelist dies at 99

US evangelist Billy Graham, one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century, has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity,

Chiteme fires CSO director for questioning diversion of funds

By Staff Reporter Newly-appointed national development planning minister Alexander Chiteme has unceremoniously dismissed Central Statistical Office director John Kalumbi from his position after the  latter questioned the

IMF again rejects Zambia’s economic bailout plan

By Staff Reporter The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has rejected Zambia’s latest borrowing plan, describing them it as a risk that would make it harder for the

Ethiopia’s Desalegn Resigns as Prime Minister

Hailemariam Desalegn said “I see my resignation as vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy.” Ethiopia's Prime Minister,

Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma as South African president

Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa's president after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned. He was the only candidate nominated in parliament on Thursday, so no vote was needed

Zuma finally quits

Jacob Zuma finally bowed to pressure from his party and resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday night. It was a reluctant heed to orders by

Tsvangirai dies 

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa, a senior official in his MDC party has said. Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime minister, had