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By Brian Ligomeka Lilongwe - Malawi has for the first time and after 50 years of its independence issued biometric national identity cards to 9 million citizens. The issuance of the 9 million national IDs follows the implementation of mass registration exercise completed within a six-month period spanning from May to...
By Tichaona Mushambadope Subsequent to the much awaited cabinet announcement by the new Zimbabwean President, the deafening hullabaloo is but instructive.  It fundamentally reveals three irrefutably truisms. Firstly, that Zimbabweans adore their country and long for the day the country takes its rightful place at the apex of the global...
Lilongwe - Malawi's Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima has told Roman Catholic bishops that he is fully behind their endorsement of a mass protest against the DPP government organised by Public Affairs Committee, according to a report carried by Malawi Daily. The protest march slated for December 13 is aimed...
Malawi's President, Professor Mutharika is not just a lawyer, but a Doctor of the science of Law. It makes his false claims that 'calling the President a liar is unlawful' all the more strange. It means he is educated but not learned, or vice versa, but never both. By Negracious...
Cape Town: Just a few week before the national elective conference of the South African governing African National Congress (ANC), its leader, President Jacob Zuma continues to receive much deserved honours at home and abroad. A 30-feet monument was unveiled in honour of President Zuma in the North West province...
Vanderbijlpark : A video has emerged showing members of South Africa's Police Service being assaulted by family members and friends of a suspected Nigerian drug user who was found dead in a house in Vanderbijlpark A report released confirmed that there had been scuffles between Nigerians and police. The former were under the...
Shingi Nyahwa Kwame Nkrumah is the most notable individual amongst a generation of leaders that led the charge of independence from colonial rule throughout Africa , the ultimate  aim of the liberation free-for-alls throughout Africa was to finally establish the United States of Africa which figuratively means making Africa a...
THEMBILE NDABENI South African Arts and Culture Minister Mr Nathi Mthethwa visited Russia for repatriation of the remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks. Their remains were brought back home on 01 March 2015 and later reburied in honour on 14/03/2015 and 22/03/2015 consecutively, well, but what about their “forerunner”...
THEMBILE NDABENI It’s a shame that the ANC is 105 years in the state it is. The African National Congress is the oldest liberation movement in Africa. At its inception it was known for its discipline and its founders were educated Africans, some studied abroad and chiefs as well. The...
Dear Comrade Makhosi Khoza Recently you asked those “in favour of a new political home” to comment “Yes” on your Facebook status. You have also stated that many people have been urging you to establish a new political party since resigning from the African National Congress. I suspect that you...
Johannesburg - A South African Airways flight SA8102 which was scheduled to depart OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa destined for Harare International Airport, Zimbabwe at 16:25 today failed to take off due to technical issues, in what passengers described as classic Air Zimbabwe / FastJet style. Over the...