Election was transparent, free and fair -Obasanjo

Election was transparent, free and fair -Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria on Sunday described Ghana’s general election as peaceful, transparent, free and fair, and should, therefore, be emulated by other African countries. He said, “By this successful and peaceful election, Ghana has again added another beautiful block to the already political edifice it has built over the years.” The former […]

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Weds ‘Woman of His Dreams

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Weds ‘Woman of His Dreams

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday proceeded to wed his lover, Elizabeth Macheka, but under customary law, as his marriage licence was revoked at the 11th hour. There were two ceremonies – one at Raintree, for invited guests, while another for MDC-T party members was held at Glamis Arena. The mood was somewhat subdued at the […]

Libyan president says 50 arrested in US consulate attack

Libyan president says 50 arrested in US consulate attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Libyan President Mohammed Magarief said on Sunday that about 50 people have been arrested in connection with the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last week, which he said was planned by foreigners linked to al Qaeda. The attack on Tuesday in Benghazi came amid protests over a video made […]

Fugitive Congo opposition figure heads to France: lawyer

Fugitive Congo opposition figure heads to France: lawyer

By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) – An opposition figure wanted in the Democratic Republic of Congo on treason charges has left neighbouring Burundi, where he had taken refuge, and has gone to France, his lawyer said on Sunday. Roger Lumbala, a Congolese member of parliament and former rebel, arrived at the South African Embassy in […]