Ramphele quits party politics

Presidential contender Mamphela Rampehele whose opposition movement disappointed in South Africa’s elections earlier this year has quit party politics. She says she’ll be working in civil society to pursue her dream of transforming the country. Mamphela Ramphele was the partner of black consciousness leader Steve Biko who was killed by apartheid police. She went on […]

Kiir calls for new peace talks in South Sudan

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir’s urged rebel leader Riek Machar to return to the negotiating table as civil war and famine darken the country’s third anniversary of independence. His message to Machar is put down your guns and come home. The conflict that has torn South Sudan started with a political spat between President Salva […]

Nigerians promised good news on kidnapped girls

  Nigeria’s top political body’s promising to deliver good news very soon about more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped nearly three months ago. The National Council of state says it knows where the terror group is holding the abductees and efforts are being made to rescue them. Nigeria’s National Council is made up of past presidents, […]