Daily Archives: February 18, 2018

Speaking Notes of the President and Commander-in-Chief of the SANDF during an Inter-Faith Church Service in preparation for the marking of the Armed Forces Day

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula,

Ministers and Deputy Ministers present,

Premier of the Province of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas,

Secretary for Defence, Dr Sam Makhudu Gulube,

Chief of …

MOZAMBIQUE EYES NEW PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA FOR STRONGER COOPERATION

MAPUTO– President of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi expressed his interest in a message on Friday to see the economic and social relations with neighboring South Africa now under the leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa to grow …

Zimbabwe President Sees Deceased Opposition Leader’s Family

Zimbabwe’s president Sunday visited the home of deceased opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to pay condolences to his family and to urge unity as power struggles within the opposition have heightened tensions.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged …

Nigeria Releases 475 Boko Haram Suspects for Rehabilitation

A Nigerian court has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry said on Sunday, as the country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency continues.

The first person …

CHINESE LUNAR NEW YEAR SHOW ON AFRICA SPARKS PROTEST

BEIJING–A much-watched Lunar New Year TV show has sparked protests because of its alleged demeaning caricatures.

The gala, televised by China’s state broadcaster, featured a well-known Chinese actress as an African woman with exaggerated buttocks, …