SA Chief Whips on tour in Ghana, Britain 17 January 2018, 5:01 PM

A 14 member delegation of parliamentary Chief Whips representing various parties are currently on a ten day tour of the British and Ghananian parliaments.

Mnangagwa in Mozambique for consultation 17 January 2018, 11:38 AM

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangwagwa is in Maputo Mozambique to continue his consultations with southern African leaders.

Sudan police beat protesters at demo against rising prices 16 January 2018, 5:46 PM

Anti-riot police fired tear gas and beat protesters with batons Tuesday as hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated against soaring bread prices near a presidential palace in Khartoum, an AFP correspondent said.

DR Congo soldiers killed fighting Ugandan rebels 15 January 2018, 8:15 PM

Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers died on Monday while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan Islamist rebels, who are suspected of murdering 14 United Nations peacekeepers in December.

Lesotho mine finds fifth largest Diamond in the world 15 January 2018, 6:34 PM

Lesotho's Letseng Diamonds says the newly unearthed a 910 carat clear diamond which is about the size of two golf balls might be the fifth largest in the world.

Ethiopia to free opposition leader, hundreds of others 15 January 2018, 6:06 PM

Ethiopia's government announced Monday it would release hundreds of criminal suspects awaiting trial including imprisoned opposition leader Merera Gudina.

Liberia’s ruling party drops Sirleaf after Weah poll win 15 January 2018, 7:40 AM

Liberia's ruling party said Sunday it had expelled outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for not backing her vice-president, Joseph Boakai, in a presidential election run-off lost to former footballer George Weah.

Protests erupt in Tunisia after two days of calm 15 January 2018, 6:33 AM

Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of the capital Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days, the latest protests in the country against austerity measures. After nearly a week of at times violent protests, police used tear gas against dozens of young protesters in the Ettadamen district of Tunis […]

Mnangagwa urges Zimbabweans to stop blaming western sanctions for failures 14 January 2018, 8:37 PM

New Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has asked his country's citizens to focus their energies on creatively leveraging available human and natural resources to steer growth and development, rather than on blaming the western sanctions for its failures.

Liberia ruling party expels President Johnson Sirleaf 14 January 2018, 4:21 PM

Liberia’s ruling Unity Party has expelled the country’s outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is accused by party leaders of meddling in last year’s presidential elections in which its candidate suffered a bruising defeat. Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who has been in power for 12 years, denies the party’s allegations that she […]