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'We're losing the fight against Ebola'
'We're losing the fight against Ebola' Geneva - The World Bank warned on Friday the fight to stop Ebola was being lost, as the UN pleaded for more money to combat the escalating epidemic and global travel...
Lesotho elections 'a throw of the dice'
Lesotho elections "a throw of the dice" Maseru - Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has equated the early elections for his country to a throw of the dice, saying there is no guarantee of being re-elected...
Nigeria says it's reached deal with Boko Haram to secure schoolgirls' release
Nigeria says it's reached deal with Boko Haram to secure schoolgirls' release Abuja - Officials and campaigners on Saturday anxiously awaited further news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls after Nigeria claimed to have reached a...
Peace and stability will return to the mountain kingdom: Ramaphosa
Peace and stability will return to the mountain kingdom: Ramaphosa Maseru - South Africa’s Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa says he is confident that the road map agreed to by various Lesotho stakeholders will ensure...
Lesotho's King Letsie thanks SADC for bringing stability to the mountain kingdom
Lesotho's King Letsie thanks SADC for bringing stability to the mountain kingdom Maseru - Despite scepticism from certain sectors, Lesotho’s Parliament was reconvened without a hitch this morning after having been suspended since June.
Lesotho's parliament reopened amid tight security
Lesotho's parliament reopened amid tight security Maseru - Lesotho's King Letsie III re-opened parliament Friday amid tight security, the first step in a peace deal aimed at ending a crisis sparked by an attempted...
Lesotho: Scepticism about whether or not Parliament will open today
Lesotho: Scepticism about whether or not Parliament will open today Maseru - Lesotho’s King Letsie III is expected to reconvene the mountain kingdom’s parliament at 09:00 this morning after it was suspended in June this year.
Ramaphosa to attend Lesotho parliament opening
Ramaphosa to attend Lesotho parliament opening Maseru - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will attend the opening of Lesotho's parliament, his office said on Thursday.
Renamo rejects election results
Renamo rejects election results Maputo - Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo on Thursday claimed victory in the country's election, rejecting official tallies that showed the ruling Frelimo party...
Ebola-verpleegster was op passasiersvliegtuig
Ebola-verpleegster was op passasiersvliegtuig Dallas - Die Amerikaanse Sentrum vir Siektebeheer en Voorkoming (CDC) het bevestig 'n tweede verpleegster, wat positief vir ebola getoets het, het op 'n kommersiële vlug...
Mozambique polls close with opposition parties crying foul
Mozambique polls close with opposition parties crying foul Maputo - Mozambicans voted Wednesday in a closely-fought test for the ruling Frelimo party, which has run the southern African country since independence from Portugal in...
Mozambicans vote in elections seen as test for peace
Mozambicans vote in elections seen as test for peace Maputo - Mozambicans started voting on Wednesday in elections seen as a test for peace following a deal between the government and the armed opposition party Renamo to...
Ebola: Liberian health workers plan strike
Ebola: Liberian health workers plan strike Monrovia - Liberian health officials are appealing to nurses and medical assistants not to go ahead with a national strike, as the Ebola epidemic continues.
Report: West Africans fleeing Ebola, to SA
Report: West Africans fleeing Ebola, to SA Johannesburg - As the world panics over the Ebola outbreak, West Africans are reportedly fleeing their countries in a bid to outrun the virus - some even headed overland...
Mali holds Ebola trials
Mali holds Ebola trials Bamako - Mali's health minister says the west African country has started trials of an Ebola vaccine on scientific researchers.
Africa's richest woman to expand banking empire to Namibia
Africa's richest woman to expand banking empire to Namibia Luanda - Africa's richest woman, Angolan Isabel dos Santos, is set to spread her banking empire into neighbouring Namibia, after a banking licence was approved by the...
Kenyan leader to appear at ICC for landmark hearing
Kenyan leader to appear at ICC for landmark hearing The Hague - Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta is due to become the first sitting president to appear before the International Criminal Court, summoned over his floundering trial on...
Namibië wil vernederende babaname verban
Namibië wil vernederende babaname verban Windhoek - 'n Namibiese gebruik om babas vernederende name soos “shame on you” te gee kan dalk binnekort iets van die verlede wees.
Nigeria building collapse: TB Joshua gives cash to families of those killed
Nigeria building collapse: TB Joshua gives cash to families of those killed Lagos - Nigeria’s televangelist TB Joshua, also known as “The Prophet”, has reportedly sent out teams of his evangelists to drop off cash handouts to the families of...
Nigeria building collapse: Lagos to launch inquest
Nigeria building collapse: Lagos to launch inquest Lagos - Nigeria said Friday that it will begin an inquest on October 13 into the cause of a church building collapse in Lagos that killed 115 people, including 84 South...
Lesotho to hold early elections
Lesotho to hold early elections Maseru - Lesotho's national general election will be held towards the end of February next year and his majesty King Letsie the Third will reconvene parliament on the...
Lesotho to hold early elections
Lesotho to hold early elections Maseru - Lesotho's national general election will be held towards the end of February 2015 and his majesty King Letsie the Third will reconvene parliament on October 17...
Ramaphosa to make Lesotho announcement shortly
Ramaphosa to make Lesotho announcement shortly Maseru - Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make a major announcement in an hour's time relating to his facilitation efforts in Lesotho.
Lesotho army, police in fresh shootout, 2 cops wounded
Lesotho army, police in fresh shootout, 2 cops wounded Maseru - Two policemen in Lesotho were wounded Tuesday night during a shootout between the force and the military, police said, in the latest fall-out from an attempted...
Lesotho remains tense
Lesotho remains tense Maseru - As top-level diplomatic negotiations continue to seek a resolution to the political impasse in Lesotho, reports continue to emerge of further unrest.
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