iol news pic SSIB02_LESOTHO-COUP_0830_11
REUTERS

Lesotho cops, army in fresh shoot-out

Two policemen in Lesotho were wounded during a shootout between the force and the military, police said, in the latest fall-out from an attempted coup.

Read Story

IOL pic aug11 Cyril Ramaphosa file
Independent Newspapers

Probe Lesotho shootings: Ramaphosa

Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa has called for an investigation into the shootings in Maseru.

Read Story

iol news pic DRC GOT01_CENTRALAFRICA-_0611_11
Reuters

DRC ex-militiamen, relatives starve to death

More than 100 demobilized militia fighters and their families died from starvation and disease in a remote military camp.

Read Story

Browse Daily News Africa

Items 61 - 70 of 75

WHO: Ebola death toll nears 3 000
September 25 2014 at 12:31

The Ebola outbreak that has now killed almost 3 000 people in West Africa may have been checked in Guinea, says the WHO.

Read Story
0 comments

Call for families to act against ‘prophet’
September 25 2014 at 10:28

Thanduxolo Doro is struggling to come to terms with his sister’s death in the Lagos church building collapse.

Read Story
0 comments

Beijing sends peacekeepers to South Sudan
September 25 2014 at 11:57

China has agreed to send 700 troops to join a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

Read Story
0 comments

Quarantine announced in Sierra Leone
September 25 2014 at 11:30

Sierra Leone has ordered residents in three districts and 12 tribal chiefdoms to stay put as part of an Ebola mission.

Read Story
0 comments

Ransom was paid for journalist - pirate
September 25 2014 at 11:29

A pirate commander says $1.6-million was paid to secure the release of a German-American journalist kidnapped in Somalia.

Read Story
0 comments

Terrorism suspects charged in Uganda
September 25 2014 at 10:42

Ten suspected members of Somalia's Islamist group al-Shabaab have been charged in a Ugandan court.

Read Story
0 comments

Jonathan: Nigeria is Ebola-free
September 25 2014 at 09:51

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan told an applauding UN General Assembly that his country was free of the Ebola virus.

Read Story
0 comments

‘Search for abducted girls continues’
September 25 2014 at 09:48

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says the authorities are still working to free 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram.

Read Story
0 comments

‘Fake’ Boko Haram boss is dead - claim
September 25 2014 at 09:48

A man posing as Boko Haram’s leader has been killed in clashes in Nigeria, according to military officials.

Read Story
0 comments

‘Give Lesotho’s king more muscle’
September 25 2014 at 08:59

Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso says his brother - King Letsie III - could do more to solve the political crisis.

Read Story
0 comments

Items 61 - 70 of 75