CLOSE AD
Advertisement
logoSections
Africa
13 Jan '16, 10:04pm
Plan to expand Addis Ababa scrapped
Plan to expand Addis Ababa scrapped

The government has reportedly scrapped a contentious plan to extend Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa into the surrounding territory of the Oromo people.

Africa
13 Jan '16, 9:03pm
‘Mugabe dead? Cops would have told us’
‘Mugabe dead? Cops would have told us’

This was the response from a guard at the veteran Zimbabwean president's mansion when asked about rumours of his demise.

News
13 Jan '16, 11:40am
Car buff on last leg of long road to Dargle
Car buff on last leg of long road to Dargle

Jethro Bronner has been driving from Dargle in KwaZulu-Natal to Dargle in Ireland.

Africa
13 Jan '16, 11:31am
Ebola - are we ready for next outbreak?
Ebola - are we ready for next outbreak?

The world will heave a collective sigh of relief when west Africa's Ebola epidemic is finally declared at an end.

Africa
13 Jan '16, 11:30am
‘10 killed’ in Cameroon mosque attack
‘10 killed’ in Cameroon mosque attack

A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people in an attack on a mosque in northern Cameroon, officials in the Far North region said.

News
12 Jan '16, 1:42pm
Mali hostages: Gift of Givers meets go-between
Mali hostages: Gift of Givers meets go-between

Critical meeting with a contact passing messages to those holding South African, Stephen McGown, and Swede, Johan Gustafson, in Mali takes place.

Africa
23 Dec '15, 7:54pm
Somalia bans Christmas celebrations
Somalia bans Christmas celebrations

The government of Somalia has issued a ban on Christmas and New Year's celebrations in the Muslim country.

Africa
21 Dec '15, 5:16pm
SANDF moms won’t be home for Christmas
SANDF moms won’t be home for Christmas

It has been six months since Mahlodi Bopape saw her daughter, and she could not wait to hold her in her arms.

Africa
21 Dec '15, 4:48pm
KZN takes on cross border syndicates
KZN takes on cross border syndicates

The KZN provincial government has tasked a team to tackle cross-border crime syndicates as hjacked cars often end up in Mozambique.

Africa
21 Dec '15, 1:27pm
Burundi MPs debate proposed AU troops
Burundi MPs debate proposed AU troops

Burundi's parliament was debating a proposed AU peacekeeping mission that Bujumbura rejected as an “invasion force”.

Africa
17 Dec '15, 11:04am
Stranded Zimbabweans sleep outside banks
Stranded Zimbabweans sleep outside banks

Thousands are sleeping outside banks in Bulawayo hoping they will be paid their November pension cheques.

Africa
17 Dec '15, 11:02am
Kagame - A president for life?
Kagame - A president for life?

Frank Habineza, leader of the sole party opposing President Kagame's attempt to extend his term, has good reason to be cautious.

Africa
17 Dec '15, 11:00am
UN chief sends envoy to Burundi
UN chief sends envoy to Burundi

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for urgent talks to avert civil war in Burundi.

News
17 Dec '15, 10:22am
Ethiopian Airlines takes off in Durban
Ethiopian Airlines takes off in Durban

Direct flights between King Shaka International and Addis Ababa Economic Airports take off.

Africa
09 Dec '15, 12:39am
Burundi risks civil war, warns UN
Burundi risks civil war, warns UN

There is a serious risk that if violence in Burundi isn’t stopped there could be a civil war, the UN genocide adviser said.