Kenneth Kaunda is stable says Zambia’s health minister

Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda is spending his third day in the country’s largest hospital following what doctors are calling minor complaints. Doctors at the University Teaching Hospital sayKaunda underwent physiotherapy and was helped to sleep. Zambia’s Vice President Inonge Wina visited the statesman who was shown in television pictures sitting in a chair and […]

Morocco under spotlight on how it treats protestors

Protestors defying an official ban on demonstrations have been teargassed by police in the northern Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima. Treatment of the participants in the so-called million-man march is a test of the tolerance of an absolute monarch trying to discard this pariah status and gain international acceptability. Organisers from the Al-Hirak al-Shaabi movement have […]

US ambassador slams Africa’s failure to respond to threat of famine

Washington’s ambassador to the United Nations has sharply criticized African nations for their collective failure to respond to the threat of famine threatening 20 million people. Nikki Haley has also criticized the nomination of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the top UN human rights body when, she says Congo is itself a human right […]