Mugabe rants againts white ‘non-racial’ liberals

Zimbabawe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday used his farewell speech, as outgoing chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to rant against white liberals.

He used the podium at the opening of the annual SADC summit here on Monday, … Read the rest

Mugabe blames xenophobic violence on whites

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe laid the blame for xenophobic violence in South Africa on whites, because he said they still owned most of the land and had most of the opportunities.

“It is a matter of the whites keeping things … Read the rest

Khama’s attempt to appoint brother as deputy fails

President Ian Khama’s bid to appoint his brother, Tshekedi Khama, as deputy-president has been thwarted as Botswana’s government says it will accept a court ruling to counter the move.

Khama, re-elected for a second term last month, wanted lawmakers to … Read the rest

Botswana president wins second term

Botswana President Ian Khama yesterday saw off the biggest challenge posed by the opposition since independence, winning a second term in power as his ruling party secured a majority at the polls.

His Botswana Democratic Party won at least 34 … Read the rest