Protest in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe shuts down as protesters clash with police

There was little activity in the Zimbabwean capital and most parts of the country as its citizens heeded the call for a massive stayaway...

Hacktivists Anonymous Africa shut down ZANU-PF website

Anonymous Africa, the group responsible for the shutdown of the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) website in June this year, on Wednesday inflicted the...
Mugabe was captured bowing to a portrait of himself while inspecting the guard.

Stop running, and to brace for a fight Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has exploded today with violent protests, angry riots, and civil unrest, mostly in Harare. Is this a preview of the coming African Spring...

Amnesty calls for investigation into Zimbabwe police brutality

Amnesty International on Monday called for an independent investigation after police in Zimbabwe cracked down on a public transport sector strike which brought large...

Boy fatally shot his cousin in Namibia

A 10-year-old boy fatally shot his cousin Sunday at Rehoboth in Namibia, a town abut 90 kilometers south of the capital Windhoek. The Namibian police...

Violent clashes between Zimbabwe transport operators and police

Police in the Zimbabwe capital of Harare arrested 30 people on Monday after commuter transport operators in some of the city’s areas were involved...
Somali women carrying Somali flag take part in the 56th independent day celebrations in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo Xinhua, Faisal Isse.

Al Shabaab attack civilians with mortars in Baidoa

At least two civilians were killed and 18 others seriously injured in a mortar shell attack by Al-Shabaab in Baidoa town in southwest Somalia,...

Zimbabwean illegal immigrant arrested in Botswana

Police in the small town of Shashe in north-eastern Botswana have arrested a Zimbabwean illegal immigrant for the illegal possession of a set of...
Festus Mogae addresses the AU Peace and Security Council meeting in Addis Ababa.

South Sudanese peace process stalled, says African Union envoy

African Union Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (JMEC) on South Sudan chairman Festus Mogae says he is "gravely" concerned about increasing reports of ceasefire...

Acie Lumumba lambasted by Godwin Gomwe for insulting Mugabe

Zanu PF’s prodigal son, Godwin Gomwe, on Friday took a swipe at former colleague in the youth league, Acie Lumumba, for publicly insulting President...