‘Dodgy’ UK bank at centre of Lesotho’s R2.45bn failed stadium deal
Following an expose by amaBhungane, EWN spoke to Property 2000 which is the South African company that facilitated funding for the deal.
Lesotho deputy top cop makes damning allegations against Maesaiah Thabane
Paseka Mokete described her as dangerous and capable of hiring assassins, saying she was friends with notorious gangs known for their involvement in turf wars.
Newly elected AfCFTA SG Wamkele Mene ready to hit the ground running
The 43-year-old South African was elected after Nigeria challenged his nomination.
SA's Wamkele Mene elected as SG of Africa Continental Free Trade Area
The nomination of the former chief negotiator and World Trade Organization diplomat was challenged by Nigeria, but he prevailed.
AU: Countries fighting terrorism spending too much on security
Peace and Security Commissioner Smail Chergui said the continent was focused on ending the conflict in Libya, Sudan and South Sudan and calling for the lifting of sanctions on Sudan and Zimbabwe.
Africa CDC: Countries shouldn’t bar their citizens from returning from China
The centre said it had trained 15 African countries that were most at risk and they would be ready to screen for the virus from Monday.
Ramaphosa: African free trade area must benefit continent
AU chair Cyril Ramaphosa said that the free trade area would require minimum local production for goods to qualify.
President Ramaphosa officially assumes chair of AU for 2020
The president began his tenure vowing to end the conflict in Libya and the Sahel region, and to tackle world powers fuelling wars on the continent.
Ramaphosa elected chair of APRM at AU Summit, but will he cope?
While his appointment has been welcomed by the AU, back home questions have been raised as to whether this won’t take his attention away from certain domestic challenges.
Ramaphosa tackles climate change, Africa’s energy and food security at AU Summit
President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Ethiopia for the 33rd African Union (AU) Summit where he has officially taken over as chair of the (AU) climate change committee.
Ramaphosa arrives in Addis Ababa ahead of AU Summit
President Ramaphosa will leave the Ethiopian capital as chair of the African Union.
Friend of murdered Lesotho’s first lady seeks asylum in SA
In an exclusive interview with EWN, Thato Sibolla said the controversial circumstances under which Maesaiah Thabane was granted bail had made her even more afraid.
Lesotho in shock after murder-accused first lady granted bail
Maesiah Thabane is accused of ordering the murder of the second wife of her husband, Prime Minister Tom Thabane, in 2017.
Amnesty International: Construction of Polihali dam could violate human rights
The Polihali Dam, which is part of phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project is meant to provide water to South Africa.
AmaBhungane argues for MPs to disclose political sponsorships
The centre joined the public protector at the High Court in Pretoria in opposing President Cyril Ramaphosa’s bid to prevent the release of his CR17 fundraising records.
Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament over R500k donation, EFF tells court
The party was among respondents that joined Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s challenge.
Lesotho’s first lady formally charged with murdering Lipolelo Thabane
Thabane has been accused of being the mastermind behind the shooting that killed prime minister Tom Thabane’s second wife Lipolelo in 2017 and left her friend Thato Sibolla wounded.
Lesotho’s first lady Maesaiah Thabane charged with murder, attempted murder
Lipolelo was shot dead outside her home in Maseru in 2017 during tense divorce proceedings.