In Southern Africa
Feb 7th, 2013
At least 53 people have died in a road accident north of the Zambian capital, Lusaka. Reports suggest that a bus taking passengers from a mining district to the capital collided with an oncoming truck. The bus, operated by the Zambian Postal Service, was on its way from the Copperbelt mining province...
May 7th, 2012
By Georgy Satarov Advent of a new generation unshackled by Soviet habits has given the country a chance for reform In just six months, from the end of September 2011 to March 2012, Russia was transformed. The state’s gradual decomposition — its degenerate ethos of rent-seeking and appropriation...
Apr 9th, 2012
ussia is the USA’s main enemy. Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s most likely candidate for the American Presidency commented on this in the wake of talks at the summit on the subject of nuclear safety between Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev. “Russia, this is, without question, ou...
Mar 27th, 2012
President Barack Obama’s open mic comments to Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, asking for “space” on missile defense until after the US presidential elections in November when he believes he will have more “flexibility” to negotiate have the White House in full damage control mode. Obama’s request...
Mar 6th, 2012
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin coasted to a third presidential term in elections held on Sunday amid widespread accusationsof voter fraud. He previously served two terms as president from 2000 to 2008 but was barred by law from seeking a third consecutive term. Incumbent President Dmitry Medve...
Dec 10th, 2011
By: Charles KM KAMBANDA, PhD A Rwandan newspaper, the Chronicles, reported that the former rebel leader and all-powerful iron-handed leader of Rwanda said, “I will not be around as president come 2017”. On the issue of whether or not President Kagame will amend the constitution allowing him to remain...
Aug 24th, 2011
Tripoli – Libyan rebels on Wednesday hunted for Muammar Gaddafi and battled remnants of his forces, as the defiant strongman boasted he went on a walkabout and urged residents to cleanse Tripoli of “rats”. Two powerful blasts thought to be caused by an air attack rocked the capital ...