Peace prevails as Zimbabweans vote in constitutional referendum

Peace prevails as Zimbabweans vote in constitutional referendum

  By Tichaona Chifamba, Gretinah Machingura and Xu Lingui HARARE, March 16 (Xinhua) — Peace prevails Saturday as Zimbabweans vote in a referendum that may bring positive changes to this southern African country. The draft chapter is a major stepping stone for general elections set for late 2013. It for the first time limits a […]

Raila: Why I challenged IEBC’s move to declare Uhuru president

Raila: Why I challenged IEBC’s move to declare Uhuru president

March 16,2013 (Daily Nation) Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Saturday outlined an alleged string of malpractices he said occurred the just-concluded electoral process which informed his decision to challenge the presidential results at the Supreme Court. Mr Odinga was also quick to add that his Cord alliance has confidence in the Judiciary and believe it […]

South Africa’s police commissioner takes the heat on Marikana

South Africa’s police commissioner takes the heat on Marikana

By Crystal van Vyk   (theafricreport)South Africa’s national police commissioner Riah Phiyega on Thursday denied reports that she laughed and joked about the video footage of miners who were shot last year in the worst atrocities committed by the security forces post apartheid. Phyega made the denials when she took the stand at a hearing […]

The two Sudans reach deal to resume oil flow

The two Sudans reach deal to resume oil flow

AU-brokered agreement, to be implemented within two weeks, comes a year after South shut down oil trade with North. (Aljazeera) Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to resume the flow of southern oil exports through pipelines in Sudan within two weeks, more than a year after Juba shut down its entire output. An African Union mediator announced […]