Advertisement
X
4 days ago
33 dead, dozens injured in Mali attack
33 dead, dozens injured in Mali attack

At least 33 people were killed and several dozen injured after an explosives-laden vehicle targeted a camp housing armed groups in northern Mali.

4 days ago
Gambia's Jammeh declares state of emergency
Gambia's Jammeh declares state of emergency

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections.

5 days ago
Nigerian airstrike on refugee camp leaves 52 dead
Nigerian airstrike on refugee camp leaves 52 dead

At least 52 people were killed and 120 wounded after a Nigerian military airstrike on a refugee camp in the country's north-east.

5 days ago
PICS: Armyworms invade corn in drought-hit southern Africa
PICS: Armyworms invade corn in drought-hit southern Africa
Economy

After southern Africa’s worst drought in more than 35 years ravaged crops and sent food prices soaring, farmers are battling a new crisis: armyworms.

5 days ago
Gambia's Barrow unable to attend son’s funeral
Gambia's Barrow unable to attend son’s funeral

President-elect Adama Barrow was unable to attend the funeral of his eight-year-old son who died on the way to hospital after being bitten by a dog.

5 days ago
Pastor claims he was arrested for saying that Mugabe will die
Pastor claims he was arrested for saying that Mugabe will die

A Zimbabwe pastor who predicted that President Robert Mugabe would die on October 17th this year has been arrested in Harare.

6 days ago
At least 27 killed by plague in Madagascar
At least 27 killed by plague in Madagascar

An estimated 68 people in southern Madagascar have been infected with the plague, which has to date killed 27 people.

6 days ago
Thousands flee Gambia in fear of mayhem
Thousands flee Gambia in fear of mayhem

Anxiety has gripped Gambia when President Yahya Jammeh must hand over power to rival Adama Barrow.

6 days ago
70 killed in Darfur resource conflict
70 killed in Darfur resource conflict

Armed conflict over land, water and other natural resources have left 70 civilians dead in Sudan's Darfur region.

7 days ago
Gambia's President-elect arrives in Senegal after talks fail
Gambia's President-elect arrives in Senegal after talks fail
News

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has left the country for Senegal, a day after West African leaders failed to persuade ...

7 days ago
Zim's data tariffs saga takes nasty turn
Zim's data tariffs saga takes nasty turn
News

Telecoms firm Econet Wireless has accused ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira of “inconstitency and duplicity”.

8 days ago
Hashtag to help man's release from S Sudan
Hashtag to help man's release from S Sudan
Gauteng

With no direct access to William Endley in a South Sudanese jail, his family and friends are increasingly worried about his health.

8 days ago
Ivory Coast mutineers say reach deal amid fears of renewed revolt
Ivory Coast mutineers say reach deal amid fears of renewed revolt

Ivory Coast soldiers reached an agreement with the government resolving a dispute over bonus payments that had threatened ...

9 days ago
Fighting in Darfur over natural resources threatening civilians
Fighting in Darfur over natural resources threatening civilians

Armed fighting over land, water and other natural resources in Darfur continues to put civilians at risk, a top UN peacekeeping official has said.

10 days ago
Zimbabwe wants man in Mugabe diamond ring row extradited
Zimbabwe wants man in Mugabe diamond ring row extradited
zimbabwe

Zimbabwean police have sought the extradition of a Lebanese businessman embroiled in a dispute over a R17.5 million diamond ring with Grace Mugabe.