The government has reportedly scrapped a contentious plan to extend Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa into the surrounding territory of the Oromo people.
This was the response from a guard at the veteran Zimbabwean president's mansion when asked about rumours of his demise.
Jethro Bronner has been driving from Dargle in KwaZulu-Natal to Dargle in Ireland.
The world will heave a collective sigh of relief when west Africa's Ebola epidemic is finally declared at an end.
A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people in an attack on a mosque in northern Cameroon, officials in the Far North region said.
Critical meeting with a contact passing messages to those holding South African, Stephen McGown, and Swede, Johan Gustafson, in Mali takes place.
The government of Somalia has issued a ban on Christmas and New Year's celebrations in the Muslim country.
It has been six months since Mahlodi Bopape saw her daughter, and she could not wait to hold her in her arms.
The KZN provincial government has tasked a team to tackle cross-border crime syndicates as hjacked cars often end up in Mozambique.
Burundi's parliament was debating a proposed AU peacekeeping mission that Bujumbura rejected as an “invasion force”.
Thousands are sleeping outside banks in Bulawayo hoping they will be paid their November pension cheques.
Frank Habineza, leader of the sole party opposing President Kagame's attempt to extend his term, has good reason to be cautious.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for urgent talks to avert civil war in Burundi.
Direct flights between King Shaka International and Addis Ababa Economic Airports take off.
There is a serious risk that if violence in Burundi isn’t stopped there could be a civil war, the UN genocide adviser said.