Africa

South Africa: Millions spent on illegal spy operations for Jacob Zuma

Jacob-Zuma

South Africa’s spy agency has been accused of spending hundreds of millions of dollars on illegal undercover operations to protect former President Jacob Zuma from corruption investigations. The allegations, made by whistle-blowers at a corruption inquiry, include attempts to influence judges and newspapers. The allegations are staggering. Two whistle-blowers, and …

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Covid-19: extension of lockdown in Zimbabwe ‘to save lives’

zimbabwe lockdown

After the 30 days lockdown which has started on January 5, Zimbabwean authorities have extended the lockdown by another two weeks, until 15 February in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, who is acting health minister, made the announcement on national television: “The president …

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