Africa

23 mins ago | January 24, 2020

Kaitano, Mapeza go head-to-head again

FOR the second time, in as many months, the two high-flying Zimbabwean coaches in the South African Premiership — ...

Locusts approach common border of Uganda, Kenya

KAMPALA. – Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda said the country is on high alert as locusts draw close to the ...

Cop’s death triggers protests against foreigners

Johannesburg metro police department (JMPD) spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the R511 towards ...

Magufuli fires Home Affairs minister over $453 million

DAR ES SALAAM. - Tanzanian President John Magufuli fired his Home Affairs minister Kangi Lugola yesterday, accusing him ...

AKA confirms split from DJ Zinhle

JOHANNESBURG. -After weeks of speculation, rapper AKA has confirmed that he and DJ Zinhle have parted ways.

7 hours ago | January 23, 2020

SA ups surveillance for all travellers from Asia after ...

JOHANNESBURG. – South Africa’s Department of Health said on Thursday port health authorities have enhanced ...

Dos Santos saga: Sonangol account in Portuguese bank found dead

LISBON. – The director of private banking at small Portuguese lender Eurobic and manager of Angola’s oil firm ...

‘Africa’s richest woman’ Isabel dos Santos ...

LUANDA. – Angola’s billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money ...

Magufuli assures diplomats of peaceful polls

DAR ES SALAAM. -Tanzanian President John Magufuli has assured diplomats based in the east African nation of peaceful, ...

39th AU ordinary session kicks off

ADDIS ABABA. – The 39th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) on ...

2 days ago | January 22, 2020

Murder-accused soldiers’ trial begins

YAOUNDE. — The trial of seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of participating in the killing of two women and two children ...

BP, Angola seal deal to explore oil offshore

LONDON. — BP signed an agreement with Angola aimed at acquiring oil further exploration rights, state news agency Angop ...

Zambia appeals for help on floods

LUSAKA. — President Edgar Lungu has called upon the international community to help address the current effects of ...

3 days ago | January 21, 2020

Gambia vows to arrest ex-leader

BANJUL. — The Gambia’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Aboubacarr Tambadou has vowed that former president ...

IMF lowers South Africa growth forecasts for 2020, 2021

JOHANNESBURG. — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday lowered its growth forecasts for the South African ...