Chissano: 2-term limits not enough for African leaders

2014-08-25 11:52

Former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano says two-term limits are too short for African leaders to implement their policies and ideas.

Chissano: Most rhino poached by Mozambicans

2013-11-07 12:43

The majority of South Africa’s rhino are being killed by Mozambican poachers, former Mozambique president Joaquim Chissano says.

3 Madagascar candidates may face sanctions

2013-06-27 10:25

The EU, the US and the AU have proposed imposing sanctions such as travel bans on Madagascar’s president and two other presidential candidates unless they withdraw from a planned election.

Mozambique to free journalist murderer

2013-01-23 15:03

Mozambique will free one of the men convicted of killing celebrated journalist Carlos Cardos in 2000, in a crime that implicated the president's family, a report says.

Dlamini-Zuma meets former leaders

2012-08-01 12:40

Newly-elected African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has met several former African heads of state and government in Pretoria.

No prize for African leadership

2010-10-04 17:26

For the second consecutive year, no African leader has qualified for an exceptional leadership prize awarded by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, says the foundation.

Tense Madagascar talks continue

2010-04-30 18:02

Madagascar's rival leaders have been negotiating election dates and a proposed amnesty for ousted president Marc Ravalomanana, in talks in Pretoria.

Progress in Madagascar talks

2009-11-04 11:39

Progress has been achieved towards finding a solution to Madagascar's crisis, the chief international mediator says after talks between the country's top political players.


Madagascar strongman steps down

2014-01-24 13:27

Madagascar leader Andry Rajoelina has stepped down, symbolically handing over power ahead of his elected successor’s inauguration, a move designed to steer the Indian Ocean Island out of crisis.

No winner of African governance prize again

2013-10-14 13:38

A foundation that offers a $5m prize to leaders of African countries who excel in office and step down when they are supposed to has declined to give the award for the second straight year.

Mozambique bus attack controversy

2013-04-07 17:07

Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza has warned he will respond firmly to deadly weekend attacks against civilian vehicles blamed on armed members of the former rebel group Renamo.

No winner of African governance prize

2012-10-15 19:58

The Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership - the world's biggest individual prize- has not been awarded for a third time in four years as no suitable candidates were found.

Minister discusses Moz resort evictions

2011-08-16 18:28

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has discussed the eviction of South Africans from a Mozambican resort with his counterpart in that country, an official says.

Madagascan rivals fail to agree

2010-05-01 15:01

Madagascar's main political rivals have failed to strike a deal to end nearly 14 months of political uncertainty but agreed to meet again later this month.

Some countries not viable

2009-11-15 22:53

African states must integrate immediately or some will not survive.

SADC to discuss Zim, DRCongo

2009-09-01 08:57

Zimbabwe's power-sharing government and instability in the DRCongo are set to top the agenda at the scheduled regional summit, SA's foreign ministry says.

Rivals wrangle over posts

2009-08-27 09:28

Madagascar's power-brokers have agreed to extend their negotiations in the Mozambican capital into a third day as they struggle to agree on who will lead a new transitional government.

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