Africa

2 weeks ago | April 11, 2019

BREAKING: Al Bashir arrested

Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir has been removed from power by the country’s army, following months of protests that ...

JUST IN: Al-Bashir reportedly relieved of his duties, army to ...

KHARTOUM. – Sudan’s Omar al-President Bashir has reportedly stepped down and consultations are under way to set up ...

2 weeks ago | April 10, 2019

Kaunda’s 95th birthday: former African presidents to attend

LUSAKA. -- Five former African presidents will visit Zambia's first President Kenneth Kaunda in late April to celebrate ...

Rwanda’s media practitioners pay tribute to colleagues killed in ...

KIGALI. -- Rwandan media practitioners on Tuesday evening paid homage to the journalists killed in the 1994's genocide ...

Zuma to sue Sunday Times over “Gaddafi’s missing millions” story: ...

JOHANNESBURG. - Former president Jacob Zuma will reportedly take legal action against the Sunday Times and the ...

“SA to return Gaddafi billions”: report

JOHANNESBURG. - South Africa will return assets and cash stashed in the country by the slain Libyan leader Muammar ...

Nigeria’s “twins capital of the world”

IGBO ORA, Nigeria. - In a dusty school playground in southwest Nigeria, the rows of children lined up to return to their ...

2 weeks ago | April 9, 2019

Dangote withdrew US$10m just to look at it

ABIDJAN. - Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, known as Africa's richest man, told a forum in Ivory Coast on Saturday ...

Ramaphosa on ANC list: “Be careful, the people are angry”

JOHANNESBURG. – President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned members of the ANC national executive committee (NEC) to be ...

Libya clashes death toll rises to 32: UN-backed government

TRIPOLI. - Libya is back in the headlines after one of its two competing governments sent troops towards Tripoli. At ...

Mozambique arrests three for stealing cyclone aid

MAPUTO. - Three people have been arrested on suspicion of misappropriating humanitarian relief aid for victims of a ...

Sudanese army blocks attempt to disperse protesters

KHARTOUM. — Sudanese soldiers intervened to protect demonstrators yesterday after security forces tried to break up a ...

2 weeks ago | April 8, 2019

Escalating Libya conflict prompts international alarm

The military conflict shaking Libya escalated Sunday as forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an air strike on a ...

Cyclone Idai’s death toll rises to 847

Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe ...

‘Hail all for healing of Rwanda’

I begin by thanking you. On a day like this, when language fails, the first words that come, are words of gratitude. To ...