ARTICLES RELATING TO SOUTHERN AFRICA

Zim police arrest student leaders after fees demo

2017-06-28 16:04

Police in Harare have arrested three student leaders from the University of Zimbabwe, as rights lawyers went to court to challenge the eviction of hundreds of medical students in the wake of this week's fees protest.

Zim's #ThisFlag leader Evan Mawarire freed on bail

2017-06-28 13:39

A Zimbabwean pastor and anti-government activist Evan Mawarire, who was arrested for addressing protesting university students, has been freed on bail.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Zambia, Nigeria

2017-06-28 08:07

#ThisFlag protest leader Evan Mawarire, as evicted Zimbabwean university students shelter in a local church, and Zambian opposition leader Hichilema says he is in "good spirits", despite being kept in custody at a high security prison.

'Courageous' minister 'lauded for telling Mugabe to name successor'

2017-06-28 06:13

Zimbabwe's ex-freedom fighters have reportedly lauded "courageous" Minister of War Veterans Tshinga Dube for openly telling President Robert Mugabe, 93, to name his successor.

Angola police fire on separatists, kill one: activists

2017-06-27 19:13

Angolan police fired on a march staged by a separatist group at the weekend killing one demonstrator and injuring 13, activists have said, with officials confirming that 78 people were arrested.

PICS: Mawarire remains in custody, as evicted Zim university students shelter in church

2017-06-27 12:31

#ThisFlag protest leader Evan Mawarire faces a second night in police custody after police charged him with crimes against public order, his lawyer says.

Avian flu: Zimbabwe bans poultry products from SA

2017-06-27 11:11

Zimbabwe has reportedly banned all poultry products from South Africa following an outbreak of avian flu in Mpumalanga and Free State provinces.

WATCH: 'Whose plane is it?' New look 'Zimbabwe Airways' Boeing gets people talking

2017-06-27 08:26

It has a handsome black tail fin, with a gold Zimbabwe bird at its centre, and red, yellow and green stripes on its stern. But it’s the new name, alongside the country’s national flower that has got people puzzled: Zimbabwe Airways. Not Air Zimbabwe?

Zim police charge #ThisFlag leader for 'disorderly conduct in a public place'

2017-06-26 19:30

Zimbabwe police arrested prominent protest pastor and anti-government campaigner Evan Mwawire after he spoke to a group of striking medical students, his family and lawyer have said.

Zim gets Chinese buy-in for Vic Falls 'Disneyland' project: report

2017-06-26 15:15

In a development likely to get conservationists worried, Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with Chinese investors to develop its 'Disneyland in Africa' concept near the prime resort of Victoria Falls.

 

Botswana's ex-leader Masire 'was a workaholic obsessed with farming'

2017-06-28 15:01

Former Botswana leader Sir Ketumile Masire "was a workaholic whose obsession was farming and food production", ex-president Festus Mogae has reportedly said.

Scores of Zimbabweans in SA storm embassy in Pretoria to demand voting rights

2017-06-28 12:10

Scores of Zimbabweans living in South Africa have stormed the Zimbabwean embassy in Pretoria, demanding the right to vote in the 2018 general elections, reports say.

Several African dignitaries in Botswana for Masire's send-off

2017-06-28 08:07

Several African dignitaries are in Botswana for the memorial and funeral service of former president Sir Ketumile Masire, who died in hospital last week at the age of 91, a report says.

SA's neighbours ban poultry imports over bird flu

2017-06-27 20:04

Four of South Africa's neighbours have banned poultry imports from the rainbow nation following a serious outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian influenza.

'I'm still in good spirits,' says jailed Zambian opposition leader Hichilema

2017-06-27 15:03

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, who was arrested after failing to give right of way to President Edgar Lungu's convoy, says he is in "good spirits", despite being kept in custody at a high security prison.

ANC mourns former Botswana president Masire

2017-06-27 11:32

The ANC says it is saddened by the death of former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire,who died after he was hopitalised last weekend in a critical condition.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, DRC

2017-06-27 08:26

Police in Zimbabwe have arrested ThisFlag leader Evan Mawarire, and SA has chosen to side with the DRC on its investigation into violence in its Kasai province.

'Nothing wrong about talking succession,' minister tells Mugabe

2017-06-27 06:11

A Zimbabwean minister has reportedly challenged President Robert Mugabe to name or groom his successor in-order to put a stop to the continued factional fights in his ruling Zanu-PF party.

BREAKING: Zim's #ThisFlag leader arrested for 'praying with students'

2017-06-26 17:03

Police have arrested ThisFlag leader Evan Mawarire as he prayed with University of Zimbabwe medical students, who were holding a protest over a recent fees hike.

Mugabe govt 'to repossess farms from unproductive land reform beneficiaries'

2017-06-26 10:39

The Zimbabwean government is reportedly repossessing farms from "unproductive land reform beneficiaries and redistributing it to land-hungry Zimbabweans".

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