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41 days ago
Kenyan farmers develop taste for insects
Kenyan farmers develop taste for insects

The knee-high dome on Ikung'u Kathimbu's farm in Weru village, eastern Kenya, shelters an unusual crop: a termite swarm.

41 days ago
Calm in Ivory Coast after ceasefire
Calm in Ivory Coast after ceasefire

Calm has been restored to the main cities of Ivory Coast following two days of unrest in the wake of mutiny by troops.

41 days ago
WATCH: Ghana president lip-syncs Bush, Clinton
WATCH: Ghana president lip-syncs Bush, Clinton

Ghana’s new president, Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has fired his communications director after it was revealed his inaugural speech was plagiarised.

41 days ago
Zim bank suspends local use of Visa cards
Zim bank suspends local use of Visa cards
Economy

CBZ Holdings, Zimbabwe’s largest bank, suspends the use of Visa cards for local transactions as the country struggles to cope with a cash shortage.

42 days ago
Zim's succession scuffle turns into tempest in a teacup
Zim's succession scuffle turns into tempest in a teacup

Emmerson Mnangagwa's opponents have pounced on the opportunity to accuse him of harbouring ambitions to take over from President Robert Mugabe.

42 days ago
Ivory Coast president says deal reached to end army mutiny
Ivory Coast president says deal reached to end army mutiny

President Alassane Ouattara said a deal was reached to end an army mutiny that renewed security concerns in Africa's fastest-growing economy.

43 days ago
Gunfire erupts across Ivory Coast as unrest hits Abidjan
Gunfire erupts across Ivory Coast as unrest hits Abidjan

Gunfire broke out in several Ivory Coast cities as a revolt by military personnel demanding higher wages and bonuses appeared to gain momentum.

43 days ago
Ghana swears in Akufo-Addo as president
Ghana swears in Akufo-Addo as president

Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in as Ghana's president in a ceremony attended by dozens of African leaders.

43 days ago
Kenya Wildlife Service on high alert following spate of poaching incidents
Kenya Wildlife Service on high alert following spate of poaching incidents

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers and other security agencies are on high alert across the country after an apparent increase wildlife crime.

44 days ago
ECOWAS to take 'major decision' on Gambia
ECOWAS to take 'major decision' on Gambia

West African leaders will take a "major decision" on the political impasse in Gambia at a meeting in Ghana, a Nigerian presidential spokesperson said.

44 days ago
SA must re-evaluate its ties with Al-Bashir: SACP
SA must re-evaluate its ties with Al-Bashir: SACP
Politics

SACP deputy secretary Solly Mapaila has urged the South African government to review its relations with Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir.

44 days ago
UN must act to free Saharawi Republic: Zuma
UN must act to free Saharawi Republic: Zuma

President Zuma says the new UN chief must act to guarantee the attainment of self-rule and determination for the people of ...

44 days ago
Nigeria's Chibok girls are kept silent
Nigeria's Chibok girls are kept silent

The few Chibok girls who have escaped from the clutches of Boko Haram have found themselves not completely freed.

44 days ago
Tallying the deaths in Libya in 2016
Tallying the deaths in Libya in 2016

Over 1500 people died in violent incidents, including bombings and shootings in Libya during 2016, according to a Libyan NGO report.

45 days ago
In Lake Chad children starve while mothers sell sex to survive
In Lake Chad children starve while mothers sell sex to survive

The International Red Cross says the insurgency by Boko Haram, which has driven thousands from their homes, is forcing women into prostitution.