Who will be Malawi’s ruling party presidential candidate?

PATRICK NJAWALA BLANTYRE-Battle knives have been drawn. Peter wa Mutharika has declared that he will represent the Democratic Progressive Movement in 2019 presidential elections and there are supporters cajoling him to be the party’s torchbearer. Mutharika is serving his first term in office, constitutionally he is allowed to stand for another. Why then does he […]

Exploring David Makhura`s Rapid Land Release Initiative: A cautionary perspective

Nelson Chamisa has what it takes but he needs take advice from others

The Next Africa Women's World

Yvette Twagira: A Rwandan Princess recalls meeting Harry, The Royal Prince

BY YVETTE TWAGIRAMARIYA LONDON- A lot of people have been asking me what it was like to meet Prince Harry. I always say: “The most exciting experience of my life”  and I always add “Now, I know why African women like him so much!”. I met Prince Harry on his last royal visit (as a single man) […]

A story of Kenewendo, Makhaya, Leoka: Women rise to the fore in southern Africa

Stadium violence reflects deep seated misogyny and governance issues

Northern Africa

Morocco welcomes U.N security council resolution, blast Algeria

BY STAFF WRITER JOHANNESBURG- Morocco has welcomed the U.N. Security Council resolution approved on Friday, which seeks to up with a solution to the 42-year conflict over Western Sahara between Morocco and the Polisario Front independence movement. Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, said the resolution vindicates effort of King Mohammed […]

Morocco scores big as Arab league supports world cup bid

New Morocco and South Africa relations hailed

Eastern Africa

Freedom House denounce Kenya’s new cyber law

BY OWN CORRESPONDENT NAIROBI-International democracy and media watchdog organisation, Freedom House, is urging Kenya to review its new Computer and Cybercrimes law saying it’s a step backwards for media freedom. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying. The law imposes stiff fines and […]

United Nations official says Africa not suited for western democracy

Kenyatta, Odinga make good on their promise to build inclusive nation

Southern Africa

Ramaphosa to pay lobola in Uganda for his son, 100 cows for dowry

STAFF WRITER JOHANNESBURG-South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected in Uganda this weekend to pay lobola for his son Andile. Ramaphosa’s son Andile is getting married Bridget Rwakairu niece to former Uganda Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. The Mbabazi family is reportedly planning to make an official announcement on Thursday at a press conference in Kololo. Media […]

United States Supports Increased Trade with Mozambique through AGOA

South Africa withdraws Ambassador to Israel

Business Western Africa

Shock tomato price hike in Nigeria

BY OWN CORRESPONDENT ABUJA- Retail tomato prices in Nigeria have skyrocketed threefold from their normal price of a 3kg bucket due to offseason scarcity of the produce. The Daily Independent reported that shock hike of more than 150 % from January to May 11, 2018, has been attributed to shortfall in supply from major sources, […]

Suicide bombing kills 86 innocent bystanders in Nigeria.

Nigerian blood on the floor: A story of streaming body bags from Johannesburg to Lagos

The Editor's Choice

Don’t threaten us, we are only doing our job

This week has been pretty tough but exciting for us at The New African Gazette. We are a small media company with great potential. The bullying of journalists takes place on a regular basis by those who are adverse to the bad publicity that comes along when one’s dirty deeds are exposed to the general […]

Morgan Tsvangirai: The great river is flowing no more

Mnangagwa, man of contradictions took over from Mugabe