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23 days ago
A prescription for African strife
A prescription for African strife

The number of African presidents who refuse to relinquish power, and the inevitable violence that ensues, is on the increase, writes Peter Fabricius.

23 days ago
Tunisia's president proposes relative as PM
Tunisia's president proposes relative as PM

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has proposed a family member to replace sacked Prime Minister Habib Essid drawing accusations ...

23 days ago
Interview with Pastor Evan Mawarire - Part 2
Interview with Pastor Evan Mawarire - Part 2

Pastor Evan Mawarire is the Zimbabwean activist behind the #ThisFlag campaign. He spoke to Lance Witten in Cape Town.

23 days ago
Interview with Pastor Evan Mawarire - Part 1
Interview with Pastor Evan Mawarire - Part 1

Pastor Evan Mawarire is the Zimbabwean activist behind the #ThisFlag campaign. He spoke to Lance Witten in Cape Town .

23 days ago
#ThisFlag pastor fears backlash in Zimbabwe
#ThisFlag pastor fears backlash in Zimbabwe

"If I say to you I am not afraid of going home, I would be lying,” Zimbabwean activist Pastor Evan Mawarire tells Lance Witten.

24 days ago
Uganda’s top cop faces torture charges
Uganda’s top cop faces torture charges

Uganda’s police chief, along with seven senior police commanders, expected to appear in court next week on charges of torture.

24 days ago
100 kilos of cocaine seized in Kenya
100 kilos of cocaine seized in Kenya

Nearly 100 kilograms of cocaine has been seized in Kenya's main seaport by US DEA officials.

24 days ago
Call for peace ahead of Zambian polls
Call for peace ahead of Zambian polls

Zambia’s top religious leaders said the political violence witnessed during the 2016 election campaign was unprecedented ...

24 days ago
Zimbabwe cops target war veterans
Zimbabwe cops target war veterans

A Zimbabwean court freed a senior official of a war veterans association on bail, but police arrested another one, in an ...

24 days ago
Nigerian army killed 348 Shi’a: report
Nigerian army killed 348 Shi’a: report

A judicial enquiry reported that 349 people from the minority Shi’a Muslim sect were killed by Nigeria’s army.

24 days ago
9 killed in renewed fighting in South Sudan
9 killed in renewed fighting in South Sudan

Nine killed in renewed clashes between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and those of his longtime rival Riek Machar in South Sudan.

24 days ago
Another Zim veterans leader arrested in crackdown
Another Zim veterans leader arrested in crackdown

Zimbabwean police have arrested Victor Matemadanda, the second veterans official detained in a crackdown on the association's leaders.

25 days ago
Bringing love to Nigeria's 'rejects'
Bringing love to Nigeria's 'rejects'

Nigerian matchmaker Ugochukwu Michael says he has 7000 clients - all of them HIV-positive.

25 days ago
Nigerian held for $60m email scam
Nigerian held for $60m email scam

A Nigerian - identified by Interpol only as "Mike" - has been arrested for masterminding scams worth more than $60 million.

25 days ago
Senegalese MP shot during robbery in SA
Senegalese MP shot during robbery in SA

MPs from the Pan African Parliament came under attack while travelling from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport to their hotel.