Category Archives: Politics

Ex-Credit Suisse bankers arrested on U.S. charges over Mozambique loans

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three former Credit Suisse Group AG bankers were arrested in London on Thursday on U.S. charges of involvement in a fraud involving $2 billion in loans to state-owned companies in Mozambique, U.S. prosecutors said.

Andrew Pearse, …

Former Botswana President Feuds with Government over Trump

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Donald Trump is a contentious topic in Botswana, where the government is uneasy over a former leader’s harsh criticism of the American president.

The spat pits Ian Khama, who stepped down as president in April after a …

NEARLY 40 HURT IN NEW DR CONGO PLANE ACCIDENT

BENI (DRCONGO), Thirty eight people, mostly Congolese soldiers, were hurt on Monday when an Antonov transport plane missed its landing at Beni in eastern DR Congo, military officials said.

The plane was carrying 68 passengers and four crew, they said. …

Minister: Comoros Army Regains Control in Anjouan

The Comoros military Saturday regained control of Mutsamudu’s old city center on the island of Anjouan, a minister told AFP, after armed rebels staged an uprising earlier this week.

Soldiers and rebels opposed to President Azali Assoumani had fought in …

Ghana Rugby Eagles Team Announced For the 2018 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens Tournament in Tunisia

Mr Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby, announced the Ghana Rugby Men’s Sevens squad that will go to Tunisia to compete in the 2018 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens Tournament in Tunisia on 13 and 14 October 2018.

The announcement of …

MOZAMBIQUE’S TAX COLLECTION RUNNING ABOVE TARGET

MAPUTO– The Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) has collected revenue of about 142.3 billion meticais (about 2.36 billion US dollars, at current exchange rates) so fat this year, which is about 64 per cent of the target for the whole of …