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30 March 2016, 07:41am
SA bishops safe after EgyptAir hijack horror
SA bishops safe after EgyptAir hijack horror
Africa

"Thank God we are safe," Metropolitan Bishop Damaskinos Papandreou said from Cyprus after the Egyptian plane hijacking.

29 March 2016, 09:56am
Egyptian plane ‘hijacker frees passengers’
Egyptian plane ‘hijacker frees passengers’
Africa

EgyptAir said negotiations had resulted in the release of all passengers except for five foreigners and the crew.

29 March 2016, 09:13am
Egyptair passenger plane ‘hijacked’
Egyptair passenger plane ‘hijacked’
Africa

An Egyptair domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and landed in Cyprus, state radio said.

10 March 2016, 03:14am
Record number of rhinos poached in 2015
Record number of rhinos poached in 2015
Africa

More than 1 300 rhinos were poached in Africa last year - a record since 2008 when South Africa banned trade in rhino horns.

9 March 2016, 06:57am
'Women's rights key to unlocking Africa's future'
'Women's rights key to unlocking Africa's future'
News

!--PSTYLE=Normal-->Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the AUC celebrated "the determination of women around the world to fight ...

7 March 2016, 12:04pm
Deadly clashes erupt near Libyan border
Deadly clashes erupt near Libyan border
Africa

Islamist fighters attacked army and police posts near the border with Libya, in clashes that killed at least 16, officials said.

6 March 2016, 3:29pm
Lagos church's bid dismissed
Lagos church's bid dismissed
Africa

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja struck off an application seeking a stay of proceedings in the criminal charges against the registered ...

4 March 2016, 11:22am
‘Fit’ Mugabe wants to live to 100
‘Fit’ Mugabe wants to live to 100
Africa

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife will not inherit the role.

4 March 2016, 11:16am
Expelled pregnant girls back at school
Expelled pregnant girls back at school
Africa

A group of 5 000 girls who were expelled from schools in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis have returned to the classroom.

3 March 2016, 9:11pm
Three aid workers kidnapped in Congo
Three aid workers kidnapped in Congo
Africa

Three employees of international charity Save the Children have been kidnapped in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

3 March 2016, 10:16am
King Shaka ranked second in Africa
King Shaka ranked second in Africa
News

King Shaka International tied with Cape Town International in the Best Airport by Region category ...

29 February 2016, 07:34am
Country's vision for reform deferred
Country's vision for reform deferred
News

A year on from Nigerian election victory, Buhari's reforms founder, write Julia Payne and Ulf Laessing

27 February 2016, 4:27pm
Mugabe’s $1m birthday bash riles critics
Mugabe’s $1m birthday bash riles critics
Africa

President Robert Mugabe drew criticism from opponents over his 92nd birthday celebrations that has cost nearly $1 million.

25 February 2016, 4:17pm
Food crisis for southern Africa
Food crisis for southern Africa
News

Fewsnet warns of a serious food security crisis in southern Africa starting because of the poor rainfall patterns

24 February 2016, 07:41am
Way forward to end Burundi crisis
Way forward to end Burundi crisis
News

The mission of UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, and five AU leaders in Burundi this week must be to get human rights monitors ...