Daily Archives: March 5, 2014

Africa: The Problems With Debate On Same Sex Practices in Malawi

Debate on homosexuality in Malawi is complex. The unpredictable and sometimes tense course of the debate provides a snapshot of the difficulties encountered when confronting the dilemmas and anxieties around the issue in Africa

The

Zimbabwe: Is the Embattled MDC Leader On the Way Out?

Morgan Tsvangirai has been Zimbabwe’s main opposition figure for over a decade. But with support dwindling on many fronts, it is doubtful how much longer he can hold on.

Morgan Tsvangirai, the long-standing leader of

South Africa: Pistorius Fired a Gun in a Restaurant, Witness Says

Pretoria — Maria Loupis, wife of Tasha’s restaurant owner Jason Loupis, testified about a shot fired at a table shared by murder-accused Oscar Pistorius and his friends last year.

The testimony, in the High Court

DEPUTY PRESIDENT RE-ASSURES BRITISH INVESTORS ON STABILISING SOUTH AFRICAN MINING SECTOR

LONDON, March 5– Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has re-assured British investors that the South African government is doing its best to ensure that there is stability in the volatile mining sector in which protracted labour …

South Africa: Controversial Ad for Bets Over Pistorious Murder Trial to Be Probed

A controversial advertising campaign that offers punters their money back if South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is acquitted of the murder of his girlfriend will be investigated by Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Irish betting