Assembly members are widely expected to vote in his successor of choice, first vice-president Miguel Diaz-Canel.
19 Apr 2018 2:07 AM
Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium to celebrate the powerful figure who was buried as a national hero.
14 Apr 2018 5:25 PM
Hundreds of ambulances and dozens of fire trucks with their sirens wailing rushed to the scene.
11 Apr 2018 2:21 PM
‘She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones.’
03 Apr 2018 3:38 PM
Most of Winnie’s marriage to Nelson was spent apart, with Nelson imprisoned for 27 years.
03 Apr 2018 7:24 AM
The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri.
01 Apr 2018 1:13 PM
'We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your daughters in school again,' Boko Haram extremists said after returning the girls.
21 Mar 2018 6:16 PM
The president's lawyer Yousuf Mohamed told local Radio Plus that she had decided to resign ‘to prevent a constitutional crisis.’
18 Mar 2018 6:14 PM
The hospital at Bossangoa has treated 56 rape victims since September, up from 13 in the previous eight months, MSF said.
09 Mar 2018 7:24 PM
Alakhbar reported that attacks were carried out in response to the killing of one of JNIM's leaders, Mohamed Hacen al-Ancari.
04 Mar 2018 10:00 AM
The scandal, which prompted an outpouring of horror on social media, is the latest drama to hit Kenyatta National Hospital in recent weeks.
03 Mar 2018 9:46 AM
The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.
26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM
Fatima Patel and her partner also face charges of robbery and theft after they went on a spending spree using the couples' credit cards.
26 Feb 2018 9:07 AM
Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a support group after Monday’s raid.
24 Feb 2018 5:27 PM
Untold tens of thousands have been killed in South Sudan since the conflict erupted in December 2013.
23 Feb 2018 6:24 PM
Ramaphosa was elected unopposed in the National Assembly Thursday afternoon.
15 Feb 2018 6:41 PM
Zuma railed against the ANC for 'recalling' him from office and threatening to oust him via a parliament no-confidence vote due on Thursday.
15 Feb 2018 8:33 AM
The raid marked a dramatic escalation in the pressure on Mr Zuma.
15 Feb 2018 2:12 AM
Zuma was expected to respond on Wednesday to the ANC's order for him to resign.
14 Feb 2018 6:05 PM
A lawyer for the Gupta family said he could not comment on the raid because he had yet to see the search warrant.
14 Feb 2018 2:38 PM