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32 days ago
Kenya to make secondary school education free
Kenya to make secondary school education free

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the government will make secondary school education in public schools in Kenya free starting from 2019.

33 days ago
Sanef asks Zuma to intervene in journos’ death sentence
Sanef asks Zuma to intervene in journos’ death sentence

The South African National Editors’ Forum has called on President Zuma to request the Egyptian government’s intervention ...

33 days ago
Zambian paper closed down over unpaid taxes
Zambian paper closed down over unpaid taxes

Zambia's biggest independent newspaper has been shut down by the authorities over unpaid taxes, the editor said, calling ...

33 days ago
Who will succeed Dlamini-Zuma?
Who will succeed Dlamini-Zuma?

African countries are battling to find a worthy successor to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as African Union Commission chairperson.

34 days ago
No plan for ceasefire in Nigeria’s Delta
No plan for ceasefire in Nigeria’s Delta

The Niger Delta Avengers said it never agreed a ceasefire with the Nigerian government.

34 days ago
Zimbabwe teachers threaten strike over delayed pay
Zimbabwe teachers threaten strike over delayed pay

The Zimbabwe Teachers Association has threatened industrial action if the cash strapped government goes ahead with plans ...

34 days ago
Khama calls on SADC leaders to tackle water, energy crisis
Khama calls on SADC leaders to tackle water, energy crisis

SADC chairman and Botswana President Lieutenant-General Seretse Khama Ian Khama has called on member states to show political ...

34 days ago
Zim government seizes SA imports from vendors
Zim government seizes SA imports from vendors

The cash-strapped Zimbabwean government is confiscating South African goods from informal traders, in line with a new law.

34 days ago
An unusual Ramadaan tradition: prank shows
An unusual Ramadaan tradition: prank shows

For almost 30 years Egyptians have been settling down to break their fasts with dates, hearty meals and prank shows on their television set.

34 days ago
DRC declares yellow fever epidemic
DRC declares yellow fever epidemic

Health officials in the DRC have confirmed 67 cases of yellow fever - and another 1 000 people are being monitored for the disease.

35 days ago
#WorldRefugeeDay: Immense human suffering recorded
#WorldRefugeeDay: Immense human suffering recorded

One in every 113 people was affected by forced displacement in 2015. The UNHCR said this was the highest level ever recorded.

36 days ago
Zanu-PF poaches MDC's councils
Zanu-PF poaches MDC's councils

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party sacked the elected mayor of Harare and forced the entire council of another city out of office.

38 days ago
Boko Haram kill 7 police in Niger attack
Boko Haram kill 7 police in Niger attack

Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a village in Niger while a delegation of ministers were visiting, killing seven gendarmes.

38 days ago
Boko Haram fatally shoot 18 at funeral
Boko Haram fatally shoot 18 at funeral

Boko Haram militants killed 18 women at a funeral in Nigeria's north-east, and some women are believed to be still missing, officials said.

38 days ago
EgyptAir crash: Second black box retrieved
EgyptAir crash: Second black box retrieved

A second flight recorder has been retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, investigators said.