Daily Archives : 10th August 2010

Zambia: Former Minister Jailed

Zambia: Former Minister Jailed

The country’s former Defence Minister George Mpombo has been jailed for 60 days and also fined £515 for bouncing a cheque.  Mpombo was jailed on Monday August 9th after bouncing the cheque that was meant to pay back Colwyn Limited…

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Rwanda: Kagame Supporters Celebrate Election Win

Rwanda: Kagame Supporters Celebrate Election Win

Wild celebrations have broken out in the capital Kigali as early results have indicated that incumbent President Paul Kagame is headed towards a landslide victory. The festivities signal an end to a period of political tension that has been induced…

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South Africa: Strikes expensive for all

South Africa: Strikes expensive for all

 The country’s biggest ever set of strikes started today as earlier negotiations for wage and benefit increases between unions and the government held in the first week of August failed to amount to much.  The timeline leading up to the strike…

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