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4 February 2016, 9:38pm
UN troops linked to more CAR rapes
UN troops linked to more CAR rapes
Africa

The UN peacekeeping mission for Central African Republic said it has identified seven new cases of sexual abuse by its troops.

4 February 2016, 2:47pm
Italy summons envoy over student’s death
Italy summons envoy over student’s death
Africa

Italy's Foreign Ministry summoned the Egyptian envoy to Rome to express concern about the suspicious death of Giulio Regeni.

4 February 2016, 2:38pm
S Sudan restricts foreign aid workers
S Sudan restricts foreign aid workers
Africa

South Sudan lawmakers have passed a controversial bill restricting numbers of foreign aid workers.

4 February 2016, 12:05pm
Italian student found dead in Cairo
Italian student found dead in Cairo
Africa

An Italian student who went missing in Cairo has been found dumped next to a road with signs of torture on his body, officials said.

4 February 2016, 12:04pm
India mob beats Tanzanian student
India mob beats Tanzanian student
Africa

India police arrested five people over an attack on a student who was beaten, her shirt ripped off and car set ablaze in Bangalore.

4 February 2016, 12:03pm
Alleged poacher kills elephant in Zim
Alleged poacher kills elephant in Zim
Africa

An alleged Zambian poacher killed, decapitated and de-horned an elephant in the Zambezi National Park near Victoria Falls.

2 February 2016, 10:03am
Dispossessed Zim farm family left penniless
Dispossessed Zim farm family left penniless
News

A white Zimbabwe tobacco farmer who was arrested last Friday, has finally given up trying to remain on his farm

2 February 2016, 07:26am
'My friend tricked me into sex work'
'My friend tricked me into sex work'
News

Sarah Nakintu was grateful to her friend for alerting her of work in Dubai. But when she got there she was told she’d be working as a sex escort

1 February 2016, 10:30am
SA may pull out of ICC: Zuma
SA may pull out of ICC: Zuma
News

President Jacob Zuma says he and his fellow leaders had discussed Africa’s growing concerns with the manner in which the ...

1 February 2016, 07:28am
Dlamini-Zuma weighs next move
Dlamini-Zuma weighs next move
News

AU Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has not decided if she will run for a second term of office

29 January 2016, 11:04am
Four killed in northern Mali attacks
Four killed in northern Mali attacks
Africa

Four Malian soldiers were killed, the army said, in two separate attacks in the desert north where an Islamist insurgency has re-erupted.

29 January 2016, 11:04am
Burundi arrests two foreign journalists
Burundi arrests two foreign journalists
Africa

Burundi police said they had arrested two respected foreign journalists working in the capital.

28 January 2016, 8:56pm
Biti leads call for Mugabe’s resignation
Biti leads call for Mugabe’s resignation
Africa

An offshoot of the main opposition party has called for Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe to resign in order to pave the ...

28 January 2016, 8:47pm
SA to serve on AU Peace and Security Council
SA to serve on AU Peace and Security Council
Africa

South Africa’s re-election to the AU’s Peace and Security Council suggests that the country is bidding to become a de facto permanent member.

28 January 2016, 8:15pm
ICC critics lambast Gbagbo trial
ICC critics lambast Gbagbo trial
Africa

The impartiality of the International Criminal Court is being questioned as former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial.