Africa

2 weeks ago | January 10, 2019

Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi clinches surprise win in ...

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader ...

2 weeks ago | January 7, 2019

JUST IN: Gabon thwarts military coup attempt in President’s ...

LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon foiled an attempted military coup on Monday, arresting several plotters just hours after ...

3 weeks ago | January 4, 2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister to fight extradition

Mozambique’s ex-finance minister Manuel Chang will oppose extradition to the US after he was arrested on charges related ...

Ghanaian church stormed over prophecy

Ghanaian pastor Owusu Bempa, in what has become his traditional New Year prophecies listed a number of high profile ...

Sudan forces fire tear gas at protesters trying to deliver petition

Sudanese security forces on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters who were trying to deliver an anti-government ...

SA man detained in Mozambique for being alleged Jihadist leader

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says it will be assisting 60-year-old South African ...

Ethiopia expects Nile dam to start operating in late 2020

Ethiopia’s US$4 billion dam project on the River Nile, which has been beset by construction delays and criticism from ...

China’s Chang’e-4 probe makes historic landing on ...

China's Chang'e-4 probe touched down on the far side of the moon Thursday, becoming the first spacecraft to make a ...

Senegal’s presidential hopeful loses appeal against jail time

Senegal’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that jailed presidential hopeful Khalifa Sall could not appeal a prison ...

3 weeks ago | January 2, 2019

Somalia expels UN envoy

MOGADISHU. – Somalia has expelled the UN’s top envoy, Nicholas Haysom, accusing him of “shaming” ...

SADC, AU call DR Congo poll relatively peaceful

KINSHASA. - Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo were comparatively well managed and voting was relatively ...

3 weeks ago | January 1, 2019

Police investigate stampede at Bushiri’s church after 3 deaths

PRETORIA. - A case of defeating the ends of justice has been opened against Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's Enlightened ...

SA arrests Mozambique’s ex-finance minister for extradition to US

JOHANNESBURG. - A former finance minister of Mozambique, who approved secret loans that plunged the country into a ...

DRC election: Internet shut down after presidential vote

KINSHASA. -The Internet has been shut down in key cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo a day after the ...

Failure of land reform could spell calamity for South Africa

CAPE TOWN. — The land issue has been a focus of debate in South Africa in 2018, which saw the government ...