Winnie Mandela loses her legal bid to own her former husband’s home

The former wife of the late Nelson Mandela has lost her legal bid to get ownership of the first black South African president’s home at his birthplace in the Eastern Cape. The Mandela family welcomes the judgment against Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and says she should never have taken it to court. The anti-apartheid stalward’s lawyer say […]

Guptas and Duduzane Zua quit Oakbay

The son of President Jacob Zuma has quit his multi million euro job with the holding company of a wealthy Indian family accused of interfering in the governance of South Africa. Duduzane Zuma says he’s resigning to protect Oakbay Investments’ more than 1 000 employees and to depoliticise his participation in business. ends intro The […]

Israel coalition government save by allowing Ethiopian migrants

Israel will admit hundreds more Ethiopian migrants who have  family in the Jewish state, preventing a deal-breaking political impasse. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party says it’s  agreed with its partners in the vulnerable coalition government that 1 300 Ethiopians would come this year and more would be considered later. Ends intro   Ethiopian Israelis […]

Djibouti goes to the polls with Guelph assured of victory

Djibouti has started voting in presidential election expected to extend Ismail Omar Guelleh’s 17-year rule. The Horn of Africa country has fewer than a million inhabitants but occupies a strategic position on one the world’s busiest shipping routes. ends intro A divided opposition and lack of strong challengers virtually ensures Ismail Omar Guelleh a fourth […]