Zimbabwe Government Workers Protest Low Salaries

HARARE - Zimbabwe's state workers took to the streets Wednesday to protest their low salaries and high inflation that are making it hard for them to survive. The government says it is aware of the …

General Assembly (Plenary)

Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of statements made in today's General Assembly (Plenary) meetings is available at this time. The complete summary will be issued later as …

South Africa celebrates Rugby World Cup win over England

PRETORIA/TOKYO, South Africans have been celebrating after their rugby team beat England 32-12 in the world cup final in Japan.

The victory under Siya Kolisi, the team's first black captain, was another symbolic moment for …

Cameroon’s Opposition Supporters Defy Protest Ban

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Combat-ready troops were deployed in Cameroon's capital Saturday as supporters of opposition party leader Maurice Kamto defied a ban on protests against the outcome of the 2018 presidential election.

Kamto and his …

Botswana’s President Vows To Fight Corruption

GABORONE, Botswana President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, pledged to fight corruption by promoting transparency in the southern African country's institutional frameworks.

Botswana inaugurated Masisi for the second time in exactly 18 months after an election, following his …

Rwanda Government Pushes Electric Cars, Bikes

KIGALI � Rwanda's government is getting behind the carbon neutral movement by promoting electric cars and motorcycles. German automaker Volkswagen is demonstrating electric vehicles in Kigali, while a local company has begun selling electric bikes. …