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Zuma speech postponed amid calls to quit

ANC, divided on Zuma’s fate, to meet today.

07 Feb 2018 2:32 AM

Female genital mutilation a painful, gory reality, world unites to end it

‘Later when my menstruation began, because the opening was too tiny, the pain worsened even more.’

06 Feb 2018 7:14 PM

Double car bombings near mosque kill 34 in Benghazi

Mosque frequently visited by opponents of Libya ‘jihadists’

25 Jan 2018 1:07 AM

Libya: 9 killed in clashes near Tripoli airport

After the attack, 5 people died at Mitiga hospital and 4 died at the cardiac surgery hospital in Tajura.

15 Jan 2018 6:51 PM

10 killed, 8 injured in terror attack on church in Egypt

The attack comes days before the Coptic celebration of the new year and orthodox Christmas Day on January 7.

29 Dec 2017 6:41 PM

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Nigeria jail break: 4 prisoners dead, 36 missing, say police

Seven inmates were recaptured, while an axe, which was used to attack the kitchen staff, was seized.

28 Dec 2017 2:55 PM

100 rebels killed in DR Congo strikes, says Uganda army

‘Those who survived are roaming in areas of North Kivu, but forces are pursuing them,’ said defence ministry spokesperson.

28 Dec 2017 2:51 PM

Fear among Islamists rise as Egypt executes 15 for terrorism

Egyptian courts have sentenced hundreds to death over unrest since the military ousted divisive Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

27 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

Attacker shouting 'Allahu Akbar' attacks 2 Danish nationals in Gabon

The two men, who were working for the National Geographic channel, were stabbed while shopping in a market popular with tourists.

17 Dec 2017 5:09 PM

Nigeria troops arrest more than 400 Boko Haram fighters, families

Nwachukwu says the military arrested 167 Boko Haram fighters, 67 women and 173 children who were family members of the insurgents.

16 Dec 2017 4:27 PM

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In a first, Congo punishes militia members for gangraping children

Young girls were raped in the militia members' superstitious belief that it would make them ‘impervious to bullets.’

14 Dec 2017 5:47 PM

Jerusalem row: 8 detained at anti-Trump protests in Cairo

Those detained, included a female activist, who are accused of links to the Muslim Brotherhood group.

11 Dec 2017 6:02 PM

Arab leaders ask US to reverse Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Jerusalem's status lies at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and Trump's move was widely perceived as siding with Israel.

10 Dec 2017 10:47 AM

Zimbabwe swears in new Cabinet after 37 years of Robert Mugabe

Assembling a cabinet has not been without mishaps.

04 Dec 2017 8:36 PM

Five terrorists killed in security forces raid in Egypt

The raid came over a week after a terrorist attack on a mosque in North Sinai in which more than 300 people were killed.

04 Dec 2017 5:35 PM

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Zimbabwe truck accident kills 21: state media

At least 21 people were killed at the weekend when a truck overturned in western Zimbabwe

04 Dec 2017 4:10 PM

Zimbabwe gets new cabinet under President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Cabinet includes ruling party loyalists as well as figures linked to the military, whose takeover helped oust former leader Robert Mugabe.

01 Dec 2017 4:41 PM

Libya allows emergency evacuation of migrants facing abuses, slave trading

African Union, European Union and United Nations officials offered increased support for the International Organisation of Migration.

30 Nov 2017 3:21 PM

Curb illegal migration into Africa, says Angela Merkel

Libya is the main departure point for African migrants trying to cross to Europe.

30 Nov 2017 6:15 AM

Egypt jails 14 soon after draft bill criminalizing homosexuality

Homosexuality is not outlawed in Egypt, but gays have previously been charged with debauchery in the deeply conservative Muslim society.

27 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

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