Aljazeera and news agencies AFONSO Dhlakama, Mozambique's long-time opposition leader and former rebel chief, has died aged 65, according to media in the country. Dhlakama, who headed the former rebel Mozambique National Resistance (RENAMO) movement, passed away in the central town of Gorongosa, state broadcaster TVM said on Thursday. It gave no details...
News24 THIRTEEN miners are trapped underground at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Masakhane mine on the West Rand, Johannesburg, after a seismic event on Thursday afternoon. The seismic event, which occurred at about 13:30, caused a fall of ground in an operating stope, according to a statement by the mining company. "Mine rescue teams were immediately...
By Khanyile Mlotshwa THE Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has announced a massive divestment from fossil fuels by 35 Catholic institutions including parishes and a group of banks across the world. The disinvestment reportedly runs into millions of dollars. GCCM  Executive Director, Tomás Insua said “stepping away from the fuels that...
Reuters LIBREVILLE - Gabon’s Constitutional Court on Monday ordered the prime minister to resign and the lower house of parliament dissolved after legislative elections scheduled for the weekend were delayed. The court ruled that Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet and the National Assembly were no longer legitimate because the government failed to...
Johannesburg (AFP) - FORMER US president, Barack Obama, will deliver the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at a 4,000-capacity arena in Johannesburg in July, South African organisers announced on Monday. Obama, who met with Mandela in 2005 and who made an emotional address at his funeral, will speak at the...