Africa

6 days ago | June 15, 2019

DRC Ebola outbreak still not global emergency: UN

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) does not ...

Call to reduce hepatitis burden in Africa

NAIROBI. – The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday called on African governments and partners to roll out ...

US warns Sudan

The US government sounded the alarm yesterday over the situation in Sudan following the latest crackdown by the ...

1 week ago | June 10, 2019

JUST IN: MDC-A must accept defeat, Angola

OUTGOING Angolan ambassador Pedro Hendrik Vaal Neto has urged MDC-Alliance to accept defeat, shun violence and work with ...

2 weeks ago | June 7, 2019

Ramaphosa breaks silence on public spat

President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday broke his silence about the public spat over the role of the South African Reserve ...

Sudanese official disputes protesters’ death toll

KHARTOUM. — A Sudan Health ministry official says 61 people have been killed  countrywide since the military launched a ...

2 weeks ago | June 4, 2019

Sudanese soldiers clear protests, killing dozen

Khartoum. — Security forces attacked the camp at the centre of Sudan’s protest movement, opening fire, torching tents ...

4 weeks ago | May 24, 2019

Tanzania to ban single use plastics

DODOMA. — Tanzania has become the latest African nation to announce a sweeping ban of single-use plastics, joining Kenya ...

1 month ago | May 21, 2019

SADC hosts Corrections/ Prisons Sub-Committee

In an effort and commitment to ensure and deepen regional integration which amongst others is anchored on the ...

1 month ago | May 20, 2019

Malawi gears-up for elections

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika made a last-ditch bid to win re-election last Saturday as candidates for next week’s ...

1 month ago | May 14, 2019

Rwanda to host 5th Transform Africa Summit

The fifth Transform Africa Summit will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, from today until May 17, focusing on promoting ...

Ramaphosa to clean bad tendencies

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to clean the African National Congress (ANC) of “all bad tendencies” ...

1 month ago | May 9, 2019

Elected party should deliver, says Mbeki

JOHANNESBURG. — The party that wins the elections has a responsibility to live up to people’s expectations, former ...

1 month ago | May 8, 2019

Malema slams IEC official who wanted to remove his wife’s ...

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on Wednesday slammed the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) ...

Mbeki, Zuma, Motlanthe, De Klerk cast their votes

South Africa’s former presidents joined millions of other voters on Wednesday by exercising their democratic right to vote.