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Congo PM Threatens Government Resignation Over Minister’s Arrest

KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo’s prime minister protested on Sunday over the brief arrest of the justice minister, saying the coalition government could resign over the issue and calling on the president to guarantee Cabinet members’ legal protections. Justice Minister Celestin Tunda was detained...
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President Mutharika Votes in Malawi’s Fresh Presidential Election

THYOLO, MALAWI – Millions of Malawians cast votes Tuesday in the re-run of last year’s presidential election. The fresh election comes after Malawi’s Constitutional Court nullified President Peter Mutharika’s victory in last year’s election, citing massive fraud. Malawi’s Electoral Commission (MEC) says it expects a...
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Zimbabwe’s government dismisses ‘coup’ rumours

HARARE Zimbabwe’s top security officials on Wednesday made a surprise dismissal of “rumours” of an imminent coup, two years after veteran leader Robert Mugabe was ousted in a military-backed take over. A special national security working council which includes military and police chiefs, blamed opposition...
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