South Africa: Ramaphosa appoints head of the Investigating Directorate in the Office of the NPA

News Reporter PRETORIA – South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Adv Hermione Theresa Cronje as head of the Investigating Directorate in the Office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions, the presidency revealed Friday. In March 2019, Mr Ramaphosa proclaimed the establishment of an Investigating Directorate in the Office […]

Touch not our chief, Zimbabweans protest in solidarity with chief Ndiweni

Lisa Duduzile BULAWAYO – Political activists in Zimbabwe’s second-largest city of Bulawayo held a solidarity march in support of outspoken Ntabazinduna chief, Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni, following alleged attacks on him by suspected members of the dreaded Central Intelligence Organisation in Bulawayo. Zimbabweans across regional divide expressed support for the motor-mouth […]

Pan-African Parliament raises concern over gushing of money for minuscule gains in lobbying for Malabo Protocol, suggest reduced budget allocation

News Reporter JOHANNESBURG – Members of the Pan-African Parliament have raised concern over money spent trying to lobby African Union member states to ratify the Malabo Protocol, following the gushing out of money for minuscule success. In June 2014, the African Union adopted the Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol […]

Dubious court rulings won’t force us to unite, says Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC-Alliance

Lisa Duduzile BULAWAYO – The national youth secretary-general of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC-Alliance, Lovemore Chinoputsa, who is also the party’s aspiring national youth chairman, Lovemore Chinoputsa, this week scoffed at suggestions that the party’s warring factions were being forced to unite by a recent court judgment on the party’s leadership. A […]

Legislators raise concern as only 38 out of 55 AU member states accede to APRM

Mxolisi Ncube JOHANNESBURG – Legislators attending the Pan-African Parliament this week challenged countries that are yet to accede to African Peer Review Mechanism to do so, arguing that would help in the production, popularisation and dissemination of the African Government Report. Widely regarded Africa’s self-assessment for good governance, the APRM […]

Watch: Liberians Urge President Weah to Support Civil Wars-Era Prosecutions

Our Correspondent MONROVIA – – Liberian citizens this week called on President George Weah to bring justice for atrocities committed during Liberia’s civil wars. Liberia’s Independent National Human Rights Commission is set to hold a conference Wednesday to assess progress on the recommendations made by the country’s Truth and Reconciliation […]