Mozambique: Drought Affected 126,000 Hectares in Southern Provinces

Maputo — Gondola (Mozambique), 17 May (AIM) - Mozambique has suffered not only from cyclones and flooding in the central and northern provinces, but also from drought in the south of the country. According to...

Tanzania Bans Plastic Bags – allAfrica.com

By James KaruhangaThe Tanzanian government on Thursday issued an official warning to people planning to visit the country not to carry plastic bags with them effective June 1, this year, underlining the country's plan...

Tanzania Bans Plastic Bags, Warns Travellers

The Tanzanian government has officially announced a ban on all plastic carrier bags according to a public notice to travellers planning to visit the east African nation. The country's Vice President, Samia Suluhu, through the...

Mozambique: No Further Extension of Voter Registration, Says CNE

Maputo — Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) has ruled out any further extension of the voter registration period, which is due to end on 30 May. Speaking in Maputo on Wednesday, CNE chairperson Abdul Carimo...

Mozambique: Machel Junior Refusing to Join New Party

Maputo — One of the founders of Mozambique's newest political party, Podemos (Party of Optimists for the Development of Mozambique) hopes that Samora Machel Junior ("Samito"), son of the country's first President, Samora Machel,...

Somalia: Four Killed in Mogadishu District HQ Blast

By Harun MarufPolice in Somalia say four people were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber hit offices in the Warta Nabadda district of Mogadishu. Witnesses told VOA's Somali service that a Toyota Noah vehicle filled...

Mozambique: New Party Claims to Emerge From Frelimo Grass Roots

Maputo — Mozambican Justice Minister, Joaquim Verissimo, on Monday finally authorised the creation of a new political party, which is supposedly a breakaway from the ruling Frelimo Party, although Frelimo denies there is any...

South Africa: Radebe Axes Nuclear Corp Head Over ‘Serious Charges’

By Fin24Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announced on Tuesday that he had removed the suspended director and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA, Phumzile Tshelane. In a brief statement, Radebe said he had taken...

Zimbabwe: Industry Cries Foul Over Load-Shedding

By Kudakwashe MhundwaCrippling power cuts being experienced across the country might worsen the plight of local industries that are already battling to remain afloat given the challenging macro-economic environment, the country's biggest industrial lobby...