Africa

4 months ago | May 8, 2019

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 ...

4 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 ...

4 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 ...

4 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 ...

4 months ago | May 3, 2019

Magufuli tells public servants to be patient over salary rise

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday told public servants to be patient over salary rise and focus on ...

It’s all systems go for May 8 elections – IEC

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) says contingency plans are in place to curb anything that may hinder ...

Tanzania media mogul Reginald Mengi dies aged 75

Tanzanian billionaire, business mogul, author and philanthropist Reginald Mengi has died aged 75. In 2014, Forbes ...

4 months ago | May 2, 2019

Arab states support Sudan transition, want stability: UAE minister

The UAE said Wednesday it supported an "orderly" transition in Sudan where military leaders who toppled veteran ...

S. African president declares 7-day national mourning for flood victims

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday declared a week-long national mourning for the 70 flood victims in ...

African Union tells Sudan military council to hand power to ...

The African Union said on Tuesday that Sudan’s military rulers should hand over power to a civilian-led transitional ...

Tanzania, Uganda officials meet to address border-related challenges

Permanent Secretaries from Tanzania and Uganda on Tuesday met in the country's northwestern region of Kagera to discuss ...