‘Not many people would do that but I am doing it, and instead of being given a pat on the shoulder, I get insults,’ he told parliament on Tuesday.
Mubarak had long been battling an illness and recently been admitted to an intensive care unit. 
The executive committee of his All Basotho Convention (ABC) party has asked him to leave office ‘immediately’ as it picked his possible replacement.
The killings — slightly under 10 percent of Botswana’s total rhino population — have occurred in the northern Moremi Game Reserve since April last year.
He was accompanied by his current wife Maesaiah Thabane, 42, who is considered a co-conspirator in the murder case.
Five anti-balaka chiefs were sentenced on February 7 to forced labour for life after being convicted of crimes against humanity in a court in Bangui.

Africa Lesotho PM Thabane denies fleeing the country

A Lesotho-based publication called Metro is reporting that the Chief Magistrate has issued a warrant of arrest for Thabane on Friday.

Africa Lesotho PM to be charged Friday with murder of estranged wife – police

The country’s deputy police commissioner says: ‘It has been agreed with his lawyer that [Thomas Thabane] will appear [in court] and he will be formally charged with… murder.’

Africa Coronavirus study pinpoints African nations’ vulnerabilities

Egypt, Algeria and South Africa are at high risk of suffering from the deadly coronavirus, a study released Wednesday suggested.

Africa Angola ex-president defends son over embezzlement charge

Jose Eduardo dos Santos’ family are in the spotlight after his billionaire daughter was indicted in Angola last month for a host of high-level financial crimes.

Africa Burnt to the bone: Uganda’s acid attack survivors seek justice

In Uganda, in 2018, 42 cases were reported to the End Acid Violence campaign group, listing motives including jealousy and relationship arguments.

Africa Chairing the African Union is a great responsibility – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa said chairing the African Union is a great responsibility, and one he intends to execute with diligence and commitment over the coming year.

Africa eSwatini monitoring a suspected case of coronavirus – report

The Health Ministry in eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) has said it is monitoring its first suspected case of novel coronavirus.

Africa PICS, VIDEO: Hunger stalks drought-stricken southern Africa

Across the 16-nation southern African region, 45 million people are ‘gravely food insecure’, the World Food Programme said on January 16.

Africa Sudan to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes: top official

Bashir was ousted by the army in a palace coup last April after months of protests against his iron-fisted rule of three decades.

Africa Egypt says its population reaches 100 million

The unemployment rate is around 10 percent, with millions leading precarious lives often without social protection in the informal economy.

Africa Frustrated Ramaphosa threatens to leave African Union session early

The two-day gathering, which was meant to end at 9.30pm – with Ramaphosa delivering his closing address before facing the media – was called off at 3am.

Africa Lesotho murder intrigue ‘traumatises’ already volatile kingdom

‘Africa’s Switzerland’ has been rocked by scandal, with the first family sucked into the long unresolved murder of the prime minister’s previous wife in 2017.

Africa Mozambique drops SA legal challenge for Chang’s extradition

Manuel Chang has been held in South Africa since December 2018 at the request of US authorities.

Africa Some African countries refusing entry to own citizens coming from China – Africa CDC

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention made this announcement during a media briefing at the AU Summit in Ethiopia on Sunday evening.

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