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Ramaphosa Pledges New Dawn

Ramaphosa Pledges New Dawn

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a “new dawn” in his first State of the Nation address. Mr Ramaphosa, who was sworn in on Thursday, promised to “turn the tide of corruption”. He also spoke of accelerating land redistribution and outlined plans[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 0 comments News
Monkey Works Baboon Eats Days Are Over

Monkey Works Baboon Eats Days Are Over

Leadership can sometimes be a very complex discipline because to lead effectively you have to embrace yourself for conflicts and be candid enough even if it means creating new enemies. As a leader, you don´t expect to be liked or loved by everyone. What is[Read More…]

by February 15, 2018 1 comment Politics
Zimbabwe’s MDC Leader Is Dead

Zimbabwe’s MDC Leader Is Dead

Tsvangirai has been in and out of hospital since disclosing in June 2016 that he has colon cancer. Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died after a long battle with colon cancer. Tsvangirai has been in and out of hospital since[Read More…]

by February 15, 2018 0 comments Politics
President Zuma Tenders Resignation

President Zuma Tenders Resignation

South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) accepted the registration of President Jacob Zuma. In a televised speech on Wednesday night, the embattled Zuma resigned “with immediate effect”. The ANC had earlier asked Mr. Zuma to step down or face a vote of no confidence[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 0 comments Politics
ECOWAS Court Rules Against Gambia’s  Draconian Media Laws

ECOWAS Court Rules Against Gambia’s Draconian Media Laws

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Regional Court today ruled that the Gambia’s draconian media laws on sedition, false news and criminal defamation violate the right to freedom of expression. In December 2015, Federation of African Journalists along with four exiled Gambian journalists[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 1 comment News, Press Freedom
President Zuma Risks Vote Out

President Zuma Risks Vote Out

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has been given a day to resign or face vote of no confidence. This development follows a recall by the National Executive Committee of the governing African National Congress. President Zuma today concludes a 50-minute interview South African Broadcasting[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 0 comments News