Dar Es Salaam - Southern African leaders will on Wednesday hold an emergency summit over the political crisis in Zimbabwe, the Tanzanian presidency said. The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) summit in the Swaziland capital Mbanane will discuss "the political crisis in Zimbabwe", it said in a statement.
Johannesburg - The situation in Zimbabwe is now out of control, ANC president Jacob Zuma told a conference in Johannesburg on Tuesday. "You now need a political arrangement there and then further down the line an election," he said.
The retired bishop Wilson Mutebi of Namirembe cathedral has called for communities to embrace self help projects that will remove them out of poverty, instead of waiting for handouts. He made the appeal while leading faithfuls in a thanksgiving mass to celebrate 20years of a project, Send a cow, Uganda.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has vowed to press ahead with Friday's run-off presidential election despite growing international condemnation. Speaking to supporters, he said London and Washington could "shout as loud as they like" but the vote would be held.
In the wake of the increasing mysterious school fires, the Ministry of Education and Sports is instituting a policy that prohibits education institutions from admitting students beyond the capacity of their facilities.
At least 17 locals had been confirmed dead in cholera related infection in the Eastern district of Paliisa