Tsvangirai issues warning to Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa

Tsvangirai issues warning to Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa

The leader of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party, Morgan Tsvangirai, has warned about a “power retention agenda” as Zanu-PF’s Emmerson Mnangagwa prepared to take over as president. He said that Mr Mnangagwa must end “the culture of violence” and guarantee free and fair elections now that President Mugabe had stepped down. Note: This story is auto-generated […]

Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pistorius shot Ms Steenkamp in 2013 A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’s jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors had argued that the six-year term for murdering Reeva Steenkamp was too short. The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled his sentence […]

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Zimbabwe: Crowds gather to see Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Emmerson Mnangagwa set to be sworn in Crowds are gathering at a 60,000-seat stadium in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, to witness the swearing-in of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s president. It follows the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years of authoritarian rule. The former vice-president’s […]

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Uma Thurman vents anger at Weinstein

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Thurman has appeared in a number of films produced by Weinstein US actress Uma Thurman has sent out a Thanksgiving message venting anger at movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by dozens of women. She did not detail any personal issues but added: […]

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Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn’s lawyers ‘split from Trump’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Flynn resigned as President Trump’s national security adviser after just 23 days Lawyers for former top White House aide Michael Flynn have told Donald Trump’s legal team they can no longer discuss the investigation into alleged Russia interference in the 2016 US election, media reports say. The move […]

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Canada grants refugee status in about 60% of migrant cases

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHundreds of migrants are illegally crossing the US border into Canada each day Over half of the migrant asylum claims heard by Canadian refugee officials this year have been successful. New figures released by the federal Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) show that of 1,572 claims heard […]

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Kaduna Coalition Condoles Nigerian Health Authorities, Union Over Loss Of Health Workers

By Iliya Kure A Health Coalition, Kaduna State Maternal New born and Child Accountability Mechanism (KADMAM), has condoled Nigerian Health Authorities, as well as Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), over the death of seven health workers. The health workers died Wednesday in an auto crash near Likoro village, along Kano-Kaduna expressway, in […]

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Africa’s first roller skating world champion

Roller skating world champion Dame Fall has described how he leapt to the top of the podium despite poor equipment and training facilities. Senegal got two free jump golds at the World Roller Games in China this September – Awa Balde broke the women’s world record by jumping 1.25m (4.1ft). Video journalist: Raissa Ioussouf Note: […]

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