Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rev. Pule names his party, Christian Democratic Party

Rev. Dan Pule

Rev. Dan Pule

Former Deputy Minister of Finance under Second President Frederick Chiluba, Rev Dan Pule has registered a political party called Christian Democratic Party (CDP).

This is after his attempt to registered his party …

Nearly 90 Migrants Found Dead in Northern Niger

Authorities in Niger have recovered the bodies of at least 87 suspected migrants who apparently died of thirst as they tried to cross the Sahara Desert and enter Algeria.
 
Officials say most of the victims …

New TB Technology May Be Ready for Clinics

[Health-e]New research has shown that rapid GeneXpert tuberculosis (TB) test improves access to TB diagnosis and treatment, and may be ready for South African clinics.…

15 Lies We’ve All Told Before, During or After Sex

Sex can be one of the most intimate and bonding experiences two people can have … but it can also be a time fraught with uncertainty, irritation and … LIES! C’mon, we’ve all lied occasionally …

Opinion – Sata’s House of Comedy

[Zambia Reports]Listening to President Michael Sata on Monday morning throw tantrums before television cameras, recorders and notebooks, it was very clear why those around him despite their dread for him have managed to prevent him …

Ivoirians Face an Incomplete Justice

Abidjan – “We are sad. We want our president back,” Yao Amandine told IPS from a street corner in the Ivorian economic metropolis, Abidjan, after the International Criminal Court ruled against granting former Ivorian President …

ICC Prosecutors Not Opposed to Kenyatta Trial Delay

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court say they do not oppose delaying the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta until next year.

Mr. Kenyatta’s lawyers have asked the court to postpone the trial, now set …

Chipimo Predicts Fate of Foi Bill

[Zambia Reports]National Restoration Party President Elias Chipimo says it is unlikely that the Freedom of Information Bill will be tabled in parliament under the Patriotic Front government.…

Madagascar elections: remarkable that they have happened at all

The first round of Madagascar’s presidential elections on 25 October was a momentous occasion: the polls were the first since a coup in March 2009 when Andry Rajoelina overthrew President Marc Ravalomanana. That they happened …