A diamond weighing as much as 1,758 carats was unearthed by a Canadian mining company in Botswana.
27 Apr 2019 9:07 AM
South African authorities on Wednesday said that at least 51 people were killed, including two Zambian minors aged six and nine.
24 Apr 2019 8:18 PM
Among those killed were a six-month-old baby and a child aged around 10.
23 Apr 2019 7:57 PM
A UN peacekeeper was killed, 4 others wounded when a mine exploded as their convoy passed through central Mali.
21 Apr 2019 6:20 PM
Sudan on Thursday marks one week since the army ousted president Omar al-Bashir after protests against his 30-year rule.
18 Apr 2019 10:34 AM
At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.
15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM
Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago.
14 Apr 2019 1:03 PM
Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising.
11 Apr 2019 7:10 PM
Protests erupted in Sudan, Khartoum calling for President Omar al Bashir’s resignation and urge the army to stand by the people.
11 Apr 2019 11:39 AM
Five suspected poachers entered Kruger National Park in South Africa last week to kill rhinos, in the end only four left the park alive.
08 Apr 2019 2:38 PM
Mike Walker, manager of Wild Frontiers Safaris, said US tourist Kimberly Endicott and experienced guide Jean-Paul Mirenge, were 'back safe'.
08 Apr 2019 9:29 AM
'When you're young your first million is important, but after, the numbers don't mean much,' Dangote, a manufacturing tycoon said.
07 Apr 2019 8:26 AM
Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people.
24 Mar 2019 12:17 PM
The death toll in Mozambique has climbed to 417 after a cyclone devastated swathes of the southern African country.
23 Mar 2019 5:19 PM
Police commander Joseph Antwi Gyawu said the crash happened at about 2:00 am (local time) in the Bono East region.
22 Mar 2019 5:12 PM
Aid workers raced on Wednesday to help survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in three southern African countries.
21 Mar 2019 12:16 PM
The death toll from a cyclone in Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors.
20 Mar 2019 11:31 AM
Emma Beaty, coordinator of a grouping of NGOs known as Cosaco, warned of the peril from dams filled to the brim by the floodwater.
20 Mar 2019 12:54 AM
A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 1000 people with scores more missing and caused destruction.
18 Mar 2019 6:08 PM
Ethiopia's transport minister says the black box from the plane crash one week ago is in good condition.
18 Mar 2019 1:17 PM