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EFF Claims Malema Assassination Plot

THE Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) claims it's uncovered a plot to assassinate party leader, Julius Malema. The party believes a small group in the North West ... Full story

Liberia's Weah, Media On Edge As Reporter Flees

MONROVIA - With one Liberian newspaper facing a $1.8 million defamation case and a BBC journalist fleeing the country, there has been no honeymoon period ... Full story

Uganda Plans Tax On Social Media Use, Rights Activists Cry Foul

KAMPALA - Uganda plans to slap a new tax on social media users from July to raise revenue, which human rights activists denounced as another attempt ... Full story

Tanzania Cyber Law Introduces $900 Fees For Bloggers, Compulsory Passwords

TANZANIA’S government has approved a law that will regulate content posted online, introducing fees for bloggers and online media in addition to policing morals and ... Full story

'Hundreds Dead' After Military Plane Crash In Algeria

AT least 247 people have died after a military plane crashed in Algeria, media reports say. Twenty-six members of Polisario Front, supported by Algeria and seeking ... Full story

Ex-Hubby Storms Classroom, Shoots Teacher Dead

A 42-year-old teacher was shot dead, allegedly by her ex-husband, in front of primary school children in Saldanha, on the West Coast, on Wednesday morning, ... Full story

Nigeria Man Caught With US$400,000 Fake Dollars

NIGERIA’S anti-corruption outfit has arrested a man in possession of fake dollar bills. The suspect faces likely prosecution over possession of fake currency. According to the ... Full story

Mmusi Maimane Re-Elected Democratic Alliance Leader

MMUSI Maimane has been re-elected as the leader of the Democratic Alliance, the main opposition party in South Africa. He was confirmed as party leader this ... Full story

Zuma Must ‘Go Back To Robben Island’

FORMER South African president Jacob Zuma must be jailed if convicted of corruption, ANC veteran Andrew Mlangeni has said. “It doesn’t matter if it is the ... Full story

Botswana Swears In 30-Year-Old Minister And Twitter Can’t Get Enough Of Her

BOTSWANA’S new president Mokgweetsi Masisi has sworn in his 18-member cabinet on Wednesday which includes the country’s youngest member of parliament Bogolo Joy Kenewendo. The 30-year-old ... Full story

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