Africa

2 months ago | May 14, 2019

Ramaphosa to clean bad tendencies

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

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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. 

SA government contented with elections conduct

The South African government in a statement expressed satisfaction with the smooth start to the 2019 national and ...

South Africans vote with corruption, unemployment big issues

JOHANNESBURG. - South Africans voted Wednesday in presidential and parliamentary elections, with early signs of a ...

PAP mulls fact-finding for Idai-hit countries

The Pan African Parliament (PAP) is planning to move a motion to send a fact-finding mission from the parliamentary body ...

Kidney trafficking big business in Egypt

An Egyptian hospital and officials at the Yemeni embassy in Cairo were involved in a large-scale organ-trafficking ring ...

Torrential rains hit Tanzania

Incessant rains have wreaked havoc in eastern and coastal areas of Tanzania due to flooded roads, which in some areas ...

AU, UN back civilian transition in Sudan

The African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) have said they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government ...

2 months ago | May 7, 2019

SA elections: Ballot boxes found on streets

Just a few hours into the first day of special voting, the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has been hit with ...

Haftar orders troops to fight harder during Ramadan

Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar urged his troops trying to take Tripoli to battle harder and teach their ...

2 months ago | May 6, 2019

“No jobs for those tainted by state capture, ...

The era of impunity is over, President Cyril Ramaphosa promised during his address at the party's final rally on Sunday. 

Rwanda: Remains of nearly 85 000 genocide victims buried

The remains of nearly 85,000 people murdered in Rwanda's genocide were laid to rest Saturday in a sombre ceremony in ...

2 months ago | May 5, 2019

187 killed Tripoli, more than 1,000 wounded in Tripoli fighting

TRIPOLI. - Recent fighting in southern Tripoli in Libya has killed 187 people and wounded 1,157, a spokesman for the ...