Top Africa stories: Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Gabon, Libya

2016-10-03 17:22

Mugabe set to attend Lesotho's independence celebration after shunning similar invite from Botswana, More than 50 people die in a stampede in Ethiopia, and Gabon unveils inclusive cabinet.

I won't interfere in Zim affairs, says Namibia's Geingob

2016-09-28 15:28

Namibian President Hage Geingob has refused to criticise President Robert Mugabe, saying that his country would not interfere in Zimbabwe's national affairs, a report says.

Zim: Ian Khama's remarks 'a taboo in African etiquette'

2016-09-24 10:30

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly taken a swipe at Botswana President Ian Khama, who this week called on ageing President Robert Mugabe to step down.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Mboweni, migrants

2016-09-22 15:07

Botswana's president Ian Khama calls on Mugabe to step down, Mboweni says he wants ti launch a solidarity fund for Zim and a boat carrying at least 450 migrants capsizes in Egypt.

At least 4 African heads to attend Lungu's inauguration ceremony

2016-09-12 13:12

At least four African heads of state are set to attend Zambian President Edgar Lungu's inauguration ceremony, which the opposition has vowed to snub.

MDC MPs 'praise' Mugabe for 'peaceful handover' of SADC chair

2015-08-20 12:07

Zimbabwe's opposition members of parliament reportedly mocked President Robert Mugabe as they "commended" him for the "peaceful handover" of the SADC chair to Botswana leader, Ian Khama.

Opposition asks SADC chair to put Zim crisis back on agenda

2015-08-18 18:26

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC has reportedly moved to lobby incoming SADC chair Ian Khama to intervene in the country’s political and economic turmoil.

Zim media hails Mugabe’s SADC tenure

2015-08-17 11:56

Zimbabwe’s state-run media has hailed President Robert Mugabe’s SADC tenure as "successful" and "historic", but critics say it exposed his "fading legacy".

Botswana tackles worst drought in 30 years

2015-07-30 19:06

Botswana has allocated emergency funds in response to the worst drought conditions in 30 years with agricultural land badly hit by the lack of irrigation.

No vendetta against EFF, says Botswana govt

2014-11-21 16:00

The Botswana government does not have a vendetta against members of South Africa’s EFF, Labour and Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu says.


Mugabe to attend Lesotho's independence celebrations, after 'snubbing' Khama

2016-10-03 12:20

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to attend Lesotho's 50th independence anniversary later this week, after he recently "turned down" a similar invite from Botswana, a report says.

Zimbabwe says Ian Khama's criticism of Mugabe is 'shocking'

2016-09-24 15:30

Zimbabwe's government has hit back at Botswana's President Ian Khama following his comments asking President Robert Mugabe to step down.

Khama should 'go hang' for telling Mugabe to step down, says minister

2016-09-23 17:02

Ian Khama’s call for President Robert Mugabe to step down hasn’t gone down well with the Zimbabwean government: the Botswana president should just “go hang”, Mugabe’s former spin-doctor says.

Mugabe, 92, can't bring Zim out of its hardships, says Botswana leader

2016-09-22 13:06

Botswana's president Ian Khama has urged Africa's oldest ruler President Robert Mugabe to leave office, saying he is too old to lead Zimbabwe out of the current hardships, reports say.

Cash crisis: UK based Zim activists call on Khama, SADC to intervene

2016-06-20 17:53

Zimbabwean activists in the UK have urged the Southern African Development Community head, Botswana President Ian Khama, to help avert what they described as a "disaster" in their country.

New SADC chair Khama urges leaders to implement key plans

2015-08-19 13:42

Botswanan President Ian Khama has reportedly urged the Southern African Development Community leaders to “walk the talk” and implement key plans.

Mugabe: Honour Africa's founding fathers

2015-08-18 11:43

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly urged African countries to honour those who fought for the liberation of the continent, saying they deserved to be recognised.

Mugabe set to hand over SADC chair to Botswana's Khama

2015-08-14 14:04

Botswana President Ian Khama is set to become the next Southern African Development Community chair when Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe vacates the position next week, reports say.

Malema on Botswana visa restrictions list

2014-12-02 18:39

EFF leader Julius Malema is one of 40 foreign nationals Botswana has placed on visa restrictions since President Ian Khama took power, Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu has told Parliament.

SA, Botswana strengthen ties

2014-11-21 05:25

It is important that the more than 30 agreements South Africa signed with Botswana are implemented, President Jacob Zuma says.

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