Condolences pour in for veteran Zimbabwean politician 19 January 2018, 6:32 PM

Former Treasurer-General of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change, Roy Bennett , his wife, Heather, and three other people died in a helicopter crash in the American state of New Mexico on Wednesday.

Businessman responds to Zimbabwe’s calls for investment 19 January 2018, 6:05 PM

South African-based businessman, Frank Buyanga, has made an offer to the new Zimbabwe government to fund and capitalise Sovereign Wealth Fund, which he says can assist start-ups in that fledgling country.

Zimbabwean President wants UN to observe vote 19 January 2018, 2:52 PM

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa wants international observers including United Nations (UN) officials to watch over the country's upcoming elections, he said in a Financial Times interview.

Journalists detained after covering Sudan protests 19 January 2018, 7:13 AM

Journalists working for Agence France-Presse and Reuters were among three reporters being held by Sudanese authorities on Thursday, a day after they were arrested covering demonstrations against rising food prices that were dispersed by police.

Former Bophuthatswana leader dies 18 January 2018, 9:36 PM

Former leader of the Bantustan of Bophuthatswana, Lucas Mangope has died.

Kenyans slate Trump’s controversial statement 18 January 2018, 4:45 PM

Kenyans have criticized United States President Donald Trump following reports that he described African countries in a derogatory manner last week.

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 12 18 January 2018, 12:22 PM

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 12 people and injured 48 others in an attack on Wednesday, on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, officials from the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Borno said.

‘South African and Nigerian nationals must integrate’ 18 January 2018, 6:20 AM

Nigeria's new High Commissioner to South Africa Ahmed Musa Ibeto says there is a need for intensified engagement amongst government and civilian organisations, to harmonise tense relations between Nigerians and local citizens.

Children miss school because of drought in parts of Kenya 17 January 2018, 7:49 PM

Several school going children in some of Kenya's arid areas have not resumed classes following a long dry spell in most parts of the country.

Kidnappers abduct foreigners in Nigeria 17 January 2018, 7:10 PM

Kidnappers have abducted one American and one Canadian in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, killing two police officers, police said on Wednesday