Pope Francis is in Egypt on a visit aimed at improving Christian-Muslim dialogue, three weeks after bombing of two Coptic churches killed 45 people.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been in power since the end of British colonial rule in the country in 1980.
According to the statement, any assets owned by the two individuals in the US will be frozen, while US citizens have been barred from doing business with them.
Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency after ISIS bombed two churches in a horror Palm Sunday attack which left 49 dead and over 100 injured.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions, COSATU, a federation of all the trade unions in the country, has called for President Jacob Zuma to step down, saying that he was no longer the “right person” to lead the country.
South Africa’s Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, launched an unprecedented verbal attack on President Zuma, saying that he was not in support of the cabinet reshuffle.
The ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, fled to Equatorial Guinea in January after regional troops entered the tiny West African state to force him to concede defeat to Adama Barrow who had won the December 2016 Presidential election held in the country.
Presidential spokesman Abdulai Bayraytay said the pastor found the 706-carat alluvial diamond in Yakadu village in Sierra Leone’s diamond-rich east, and it was presented to President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday.
The Western Cape High Court in South Africa has found renowned artist Zwelethu Mthethwa guilty of murder of 23-year-old sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo.
South African president, Jacob Zuma has announced a ban on nine fellow Southern African countries, and a deportation plan for those resident in South Africa who are found to have engaged in crime.