Zuma hails release of Zuma spy tapes

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says the battle to rethink the decision to withdraw criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma has just started. She was speaking after being handed tapes used by prosecutors to justify dropping the charges before Zuma’s election five years ago. Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says the so […]

Nigeria’s Ebola fears grow

Ebola fears mount in Nigeria’s oil hub as the disease reaches a second city in Africa’s most populous country. A doctor in the Niger Delta who knew he was infected with the virus continued to treat patients. Nigeria’s Ebola outbreak was initially restricted to the commercial capital Lagos. It was brought in by a man […]

Mozambique ceasefire signed

Mozambique President Arnmando Guebuza’s signed a ceasefire with a rebel leader who took up arms 20 years after ending a civil war that brought the country to its knees. Afonso Dhlakama returned to Maputo for the first time in two years to ink the agreement. Afonso Dlakama returned to the bush claiming he was being […]

Growing anger in Ebola infected countries

Health experts are meeting in Geneva to get a global strategy to stop the transmission of  Ebola virus that’s killed nearly 2 000 people. There’s growing anger in the infected West African countries that more is not being done to help them six months after the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly haemorrhagic disease. It will […]