Feb 4th, 2013
By Kris Berwouts The civil war in Burundi now lies several years behind us. Since November 2003, when the CNDD-FDD integrated the transitional institutions, the rebels and the regular armed forces integrated their troops into a new national army. The country has had two elections which brought back m...
May 28th, 2012
Lusaka – Eight people were killed on Monday in a job search stampede that also left dozens injured in Zambia’s northeastern fishing town of Mpulungu, state radio said. “I wish to confirm that eight people have died in a stampede when they were looking for casual work at GLP,” ...
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2012
Thirty-five passengers and four crew members aboard a Dash 8-300 aircraft belonging to Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) escaped death yesterday when the plane skidded off the run way at Kigoma airport while taking-off for Dar es Salaam via Tabora. However, aviation officials confirmed that the acc...