Botswana has maintained its top rating as the least corrupt African country, while Somalia was deemed the most corrupt.
Speculation is rife that SA's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will retire from her position as the chairperson of the African Union Commission in July.
Zimbaweans living in SA have a week to collect special permits allowing them to remain in the country until the end of 2017.
The UN rights office urged Malawi to protect LGBTI people after a Malawian politician said gay and lesbian people were “worse ...
South Africa conveyed its condolences to Somalia and condemned the terrorist attacks in Mogadishu which left at least 20 people dead.
South Africa’s likely participation in efforts to resolve the Burundi crisis has been welcomed.
Somalia's security forces ended a deadly siege of a beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu, with at least 17 killed in the attack.
Fearing genocide, two former presidents pleaded for the UN Security Council to back the deployment of international troops.
At least five people were killed in suicide attacks at a restaurant located at the Liddo Beach in Mogadishu, police confirmed.
South Africa seems likely to become involved in the protracted negotiations to resolve the crisis in Burundi.
A car bomb exploded at the entrance of a beach-side restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.
Pakalitha Mosisili has launched an unprescedented attack President Zuma, accusing him of practising double standards.
As the fifth anniversary of Egypt uprising approaches, the toughest security crackdown is a clear sign that authorities are worried.
War crimes prosecutors will seek to convince the ICC to put infamous LRA commander Dominic Ongwen on trial.
A Burkina Faso community turned to Facebook to seek the release of an Australian doctor kidnapped with his wife by jihadists.