Reuters DAKAR  - Cameroon’s octogenarian President Paul Biya, who has ruled the central African country with an iron grip for decades, held his first cabinet meeting since 2015 on Thursday. A brief letter calling his council of ministers to the Unity Palace did not reveal the agenda. Prime Minister Philemon Yang...
By Staff Reporter IN a country where only 40 percent of the adult population, just 3.5 million people, are part of the mainstream monetary services, financial sector players must be innovative and find ways of reaching those Zambians who are financially excluded, an International Development Company has urged. According to the...
The East African RWANDA has reiterated its readiness to receive African migrants from Israel and Libya. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, affirmed that Kigali would accept the refugees and asylum seekers as long as the process of relocating them was in line with international laws. “We have told the state of...
The Herald GABORONE. – President Ian Khama on Tuesday told heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Gaborone that his government is unfazed by international calls to abolish the death penalty. Noting that the matter has aroused interest in certain quarters, President Khama said Botswana maintains the position that the death penalty is a...
ABC News WHITE farmers facing violence in South Africa "deserve special attention" from Australia, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has said. Mr Dutton has ordered his department to investigate how to bring the farmers, who he says are facing "horrific circumstances" of land seizures and violence, to Australia. He said he...