Isabel dos Santos is accused of using state-owned firms to divert over a billion dollars for her personal enrichment, allegations she denies.
Thabane’s 58-year-old wife Lipolelo was gunned down by unknown assailants on the outskirts of the capital in June 2017.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Malawi face routine violence and discrimination in almost all aspects of their daily lives.
Economic output fell by half following the land seizures which started in 2000 and the country’s economy has struggled since then.
Thomas Thabane is accused of obstructing the investigation into the alleged murder of his previous wife by his current one.
At his swearing-in ceremony, Nyusi promised to set up a sovereign wealth fund to diversify the economy and serve as a ‘saving for future generations’.

Sausage trees, teachers and Zimbabwe’s education crisis

The cost of living in Africa’s former ‘breadbasket’ is dire.

Still a dark continent? Power supply grid rollout stalls across Africa

SA is far from alone in its battle to keep the lights on, or even installed in the first place.

Lesotho’s first lady reportedly ‘on the run’ after being accused of murder

The Mountain Kingdom has found itself at the centre of a dramatic crime story threatening to further destabilise its politics.

Zimbabwe VP’s wife sues husband over access to children, house

The businesswoman and former model wants the courts to urgently order the vice president to hand over their children, aged eight, seven and five.

Lesotho PM’s party seeks his resignation ‘over wife’s murder’

In court documents seen this week, the country’s police chief accused Thomas Thabane of involvement in the killing of Lipolelo Thabane.

Al-Shabaab warns of more attacks against Kenya, US interests

‘Tourists and travellers visiting the country are hereby warned that there will no longer be any safe sightseeing or safari trips in Kenya,’ the terror group said.

Museveni is ‘a perfect emulation of Idi Amin’, says EFF after Bobi Wine’s arrest

‘Uganda cannot call itself a democracy when it doesn’t respect the basic political right of freedom of assembly,’ the party says.

Zimbabwe VP’s wife accused of trying to kill him gets bail

The businesswoman and former model who was previously married to a national football player, will report to the police twice weekly.

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

The US has 34 known military bases in Africa, from where it conducts ‘drone operations, training, military exercises, direct action and humanitarian activities.’

Angolan ex-president’s daughter denies graft as bank accounts frozen

Isabel dos Santos — nicknamed Africa’s wealthiest woman — is under investigation for alleged irregularities involving state companies.

I was not ‘deported’, ‘arrested’ or ‘captured’ in Uganda – Yvonne Chaka Chaka

It was reported that Chaka Chaka had been forced to return to South Africa due to her public support for Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine.

Mozambique opposition rejects accusation of role in attacks

Armed men have attacked buses and trucks travelling on the main north-to-south highway in central Mozambique, an opposition bastion.

Tropical storm Calvinia forces SAA to cancel flights between Joburg and Mauritius

The tropical storm is currently pounding Mauritius with torrential downpours, forcing it to close its only airport.

US strikes in Somalia kill four militants

This follows a massive car bomb explosion in a busy area of Mogadishu on Saturday that left at least 79 people dead and scores injured.

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