Donald Trump

AU expresses dismay

The African Union says it is “frankly alarmed” by President Donald Trump’s statement in which he used vulgar language to question why the US would accept more immigrants from African countries and Ha...
President Jacob Zuma meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the presidential Dr John Dube House in Durban, South Africa, yesterday

Zuma, Kenyatta deepen partnership

South Africa and Kenya are expected to conclude several bilateral agreements that will expand and deepen the partnership between the two countries during the first quarter of this year.
attempted rape

Woman bites rapist’s privates

Police in South Africa are hunting for an alleged rapist who sustained an injury inflicted on him by the woman he raped. A statement from the police service said operatives were “looking for a man ap...
Zambia

Zambia main market closed over cholera

Copperbelt’s largest trading site Chisokone Market has been shut to allow for cleaning as one of the measures to avert a major cholera outbreak in Kitwe. Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu an...
Muhammadu Buhari

71 die in Nigeria’s Benue state violence

ABUJA. — A total of 71 people have been killed in a week of violence in Nigeria’s Benue state, a government spokesman said yesterday, much of it involving clashes between Muslim cattle herders and Ch...
elections

Egypt election dates set for March

CAIRO. — Egypt will hold a presidential election on March 26-28, with the incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi widely expected to seek a second term in office. Sisi, who won a landslide victory after he le...
Lul Ruai Koang

Truce violation in South Sudan

JUBA. - Clashes have broken out near South Sudan’s capital Juba between government troops and rebels, officials said yesterday, the latest violation of a ceasefire signed last month.