Category Archives: Politics

YOUTH ENCOURAGED TO BE AGENTS OF CHANGE

BELA BELA, SOUTH AFRICA, South African Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves to the historic task of being agents of change and leading the reconstruction as well as …

UN Calls for Calm as Dozens Injured in Mali Opposition Protest

The UN has called for calm in Mali after dozens of people were hurt during banned opposition protests in Bamako, sparking calls for the prime minister to resign two months ahead of a presidential election.…

Kenya Moves to Regulate Digital-Fueled Lending Craze

Kenya built a reputation as a pioneer of financial inclusion through its early adoption of a mobile money system that enables people to transfer cash and make payments on cellphones without a bank account.

Now, …

MAURITANIA: COURT GIVES TOUGHEST SENTENCE FOR SLAVE OWNERS

NOUAKCHOTT– A Mauritanian court has sentenced in two separate cases two people, a woman and a man, respectively to 10 years and 20 years in prison for slavery. Human rights organisations say this is a …

SOUTH AFRICA: DAM LEVELS CONTINUE TO TAKE A BLOW

PRETORIA, As dam levels continue to decrease, South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation has urged people to use water sparingly and always monitor water usage.

According to the department’s weekly dam levels report, issued …