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EAC leaders condemn Burundi's attempted coup, call off summit

PRETORIA: The Heads of State of the East African Community (EAC) on Wednesday condemned the attempted coup in Burundi and called for the return to constitutional order...

14 May 2015

Top Burundi general announces overthrow of president

BUJUMBURA: A top Burundian general on Wednesday announced the overthrow of President Pierre Nkurunziza, following weeks of violent protests against the president's bid to stand for a third term.

14 May 2015

State should own 50% of all Africa's mines

African governments should own at least a 50% of any new mining venture in order to ensure that the country gets more of the revenue from mining projects.

By Paul Vecchiatto 13 May 2013

Political points from deaths claims minister

Opposition parties were accused on Tuesday (23 April) of seeking to score political points from the death of South African soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR).

24 Apr 2013