The government should follow the recommendations of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission by apologising to Kenyans for atrocities committed against them by past regimes, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga said Tuesday. READ: (Past regimes blamed for atrocities).
Mali is ready to sign a deal with Tuareg separatist rebels on Tuesday, paving the way for Malian government troops to return to the rebel-held northern town of Kidal ahead of an election next month, Mali's chief negotiator said.
Abuja — Former President of Ghana, Flt. Lt. Jerry Rawlings, Monday said if Nigeria and other parts of Africa must get it right and strengthen democracy, corrupt politicians must not be allowed to go scot-free.
Khayelitsha residents have pelted the official vehicle of Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela with human waste in the latest such protest. Madikizela was in Site C to officiate at a housing handover ceremony.
Some international journalists camped outside the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is receiving treatment have been issued with non-compliance warnings by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) on Wednesday.
Tuesday marks the fourth day that former South African President Nelson Mandela spends in hospital. More South African Police Service (SAPS) members and Metro Police have been deployed at a Pretoria hospital where Mandela is believed to be admitted. Police are searching and scanning all cars entering the hospital parking.