Togo’s Gnassingbe resists calls to end 50-year dynasty

Togo’s Gnassingbe resists calls to end 50-year dynasty

There has been a new wave of anti-government protests in Togo. Demonstrators are calling for an overhaul of the political system and an end to the ruling family who has been in power for 50 years. But the president is showing little interest in vacating his seat after 16 people were killed in protests that […]

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Kenya court upholds President Kenyatta’s election victory

Kenya court upholds President Kenyatta’s election victory

Kenya’s supreme court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in a contentious repeat vote that was boycotted by the opposition. In a unanimous decision, the court dismissed challenges by human rights activists and a politician who argued that last month’s election was not conducted according to the law. “There is no perfect election; there […]

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe has drafted resignation letter

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe has drafted resignation letter

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has agreed to stand down and his resignation letter has been drafted, CNN said on Monday, citing a source familiar with his negotiations with the generals who seized power in Harare last week. The source said that the generals had given into many of Mugabe’s demands including full immunity for himself […]

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Robert Mugabe ignores ZANU-PF deadline to resign

Robert Mugabe ignores ZANU-PF deadline to resign

President Robert Mugabe ignored a noon deadline to offer his resignation, imposed by Zimbabwe’s ruling party, as people remain in a state of shock after the 93-year-old leader’s anticlimactic address to the nation. Public expectation was high that Mugabe would tender his resignation in a live address to the nation on Sunday evening. But after […]

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Zimbabwe ruling party urges Mugabe to quit

Zimbabwe ruling party urges Mugabe to quit

Regional branches of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party have joined growing calls for President Robert Mugabe to resign. The move comes ahead of a protest march to be held in the capital Harare on Saturday, fully supported by the country’s military which staged a takeover on Wednesday. War veterans until recently loyal to the 93-year-old president […]

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5 killed in Kenya post-election violence

5 killed in Kenya post-election violence

At least five people were killed Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga in ongoing tensions over disputed elections. Police fired tear gas and water cannons to try to stop supporters of Odinga from reaching Nairobi’s center, where the opposition leader was to give a speech. Police had warned […]

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Zimbabweans to call for Mugabe’s resignation at rally

Zimbabweans to call for Mugabe’s resignation at rally

Thousands of Zimbabweans are expected to demand President Robert Mugabe’s resignation on Saturday at a march in the capital, Harare. The march to State House is backed by the army, which seized power on Wednesday. Demonstration is also expected to take place at City Hall in Bulawayo, the second city. Zimbabwe has been in political […]

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Do not worry

Do not worry

Today’s Scripture:  Mathew 6:25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Never be anxious by what you hear or see around you, but rather be thankful […]

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Blessings for Obedience

Blessings for Obedience

Today’s Scripture: Deu 28:1-3 1. If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. 2. All these blessings will come on you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God; […]

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Pregnant women urged to seek regular antenatal care

Pregnant women urged to seek regular antenatal care

Mrs. Tina Mensah, the Deputy Minister of Health, has advised pregnant women to attend regular antenatal clinics to know their health conditions for medical attention rather than visiting prayer camps. She said attending antenatal care services was the major means of reducing the rate of maternal mortality and called on stakeholders to encourage and support […]

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