Pretoria demonstrators violently reject ANC’s election candidate

The leadership of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is in emergency meeting this after noon following  violence that closed the arterial highway to the north and turned large parts of the capital into no-go zones. The fallout is over the announcement of the party’s mayoral candidate for greater Pretoria are known as Tshwane. ends […]

Al Jazeera denounces death sentences imposed on two of its journalists in Egypt

Al Jazeera has denounced the death sentences imposed on two of its journalists by the Egyptian Criminal Court. The media network’s calling it part of a ruthless campaign against freedom of speech and expression, in order to muzzle the voice of the free press. ends into Ibrahim Helal, former director of news at Al Jazeera’s Arabic […]

DRC declares yellow fever epidemic

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s declared  a yellow fever epidemic in three provinces . The affected provinces include the capital Kinshasa, Kongo Central and Kwango. ends intro DRC Health Minister, Felix Kabange says the declaration’s come after 67 recorded cases of the disease. Five people have died of yellow fever. The World Health Organisation says  […]