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Mutinous soldiers cut off Ivory Coast’s second city 13 May 2017, 3:02 PM

Disgruntled soldiers cut off access to Ivory Coast's second largest city, Bouake, and gun fire rattled in other towns on Saturday as protests over a pay dispute extended into a second day.

At least one dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo 13 May 2017, 9:06 AM

At least one person has died from the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kenyan surgeons restore dignity back to female mutilation victims 12 May 2017, 3:41 PM

The operation is, according to the doctors, expected to reduce pain and complications during childbirth, help the women feel sexual pleasure and even restore their identity.

African countries need unity to prosper: Zuma 12 May 2017, 6:06 AM

Africa can achieve its developmental goals and objectives if the countries on the continent work together, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

EU ready to work with African countries 11 May 2017, 9:27 PM

The European Union says it’s ready to cooperate with African countries in stemming the illicit financial flows from the continent.

SA, Tanzania reinforce cooperation 11 May 2017, 3:25 PM

President Jacob Zuma and his Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli have vowed to reinforce cooperation between their countries to benefit their citizens.

EU committed to aiding Africa deal with migration 11 May 2017, 6:12 AM

The European Union says it's committed to helping African states deal with the root causes of migration.

SA, Tanzania to elevate political, economic relations 10 May 2017, 5:07 PM

South Africa and Tanzania are set to elevate their political and economic relations to a higher level .

Ramaphosa assures of stability in Lesotho ahead of elections 10 May 2017, 7:45 AM

SADC Facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is confident security issues will be properly handled during the upcoming snap elections in Lesotho.

Trial of Burkina Faso’s ex-leader, ministers begins after delays 9 May 2017, 9:05 PM

A trial of Burkina Faso's former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet began on Monday after delays, with the court dismissing calls from the defence to cancel the proceedings.

First AU Foundation auction held in Zimbabwe 9 May 2017, 8:09 PM

The first batch of cattle donated by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to the AU Foundation has been auctioned in Zimbabwe's capital Harare.

DR Congo police surround opposition HQ in ‘tomb row’ 9 May 2017, 4:13 PM

100 riot police surrounded the main opposition party HQ in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa on Tuesday, party spokesman claimed authorities wanted to stop them building a tomb for their late leader.

Mugabe off to Singapore for medical check-up 9 May 2017, 7:45 AM

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has travelled to Singapore for what his government calls "a routine medical check-up".  

More than political will needed to boost intra-Africa trade 8 May 2017, 9:41 PM

Intra-Africa trade has continuously been touted as one of the ways in which the continent can build itself from within and fight poverty.

Ramaphosa to visit Lesotho before elections 8 May 2017, 7:09 PM

SADC facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit Lesotho on Tuesday ahead of the Mountain Kingdom's June elections.

Africa must develop and groom women to take leadership roles: PAP 8 May 2017, 6:51 PM

Africa must do more to develop and groom women to take leadership of the continent's development.

Nigerian president to under-go ‘medical consultation’ in London 8 May 2017, 10:16 AM

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari headed to London on Sunday for what his office said was a "follow-up medical consultation" with his doctors.

Watch PAP’s 4th Ordinary Session of 4th Parliament 8 May 2017, 9:35 AM

The 4th Ordinary Session of the 4th Parliament is currently underway in Midrand, until the 19th of May.

Freed Chibok girls to meet Nigeria’s Buhari after swap deal 7 May 2017, 4:20 PM

Eighty-two of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria in 2014 arrived in Abuja on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari.

Deadly Tanzania school bus crash blamed on speeding 7 May 2017, 12:25 PM

A bus crash in Tanzania that claimed the lives of 32 primary school pupils, two teachers and the driver was likely caused by speeding, police said.

Mozambique’s gas boom dream under threat 7 May 2017, 8:31 AM

The small, palm-fringed fishing town of Palma was meant to become a symbol of Mozambique's glittering future, transformed by one of the world's largest liquefied natural gas projects.

Growing African repression causing migrant exodus: Oxfam 6 May 2017, 8:28 AM

British charity Oxfam has warned that African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave for other countries.

Boko Haram attack in Chad kills nine troops, 40 jihadists: sources 5 May 2017, 8:45 PM

Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region on Friday, local and security sources told AFP.

Zuma extends employment of soldiers to DRC 5 May 2017, 8:26 PM

President Jacob Zuma has extended the deployment of South African soldiers to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Muslim Brotherhood leader released on bail 5 May 2017, 2:59 PM

Malek was arrested in 2015 on charges of collecting foreign currency from the Egyptian market and transferring it outside of the country with the aim of harming the national economy.

S.Sudan ‘man-made’ famine could kill 6 million people 5 May 2017, 7:27 AM

The famine ravaging South Sudan could claim six million lives, as the international community struggles to raise the $4.4 billion needed to avert a full-blown disaster

Trial of deposed Burkina Faso president set to start on Friday 4 May 2017, 6:21 PM

The former president and his ministers are charged with ordering to shoot at protesters in 2014.

Kenya trades phone based bond at NSE 4 May 2017, 5:00 PM

Kenya began trading its debut phone based bond at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday.

Mozambique’s opposition extends truce as step to end war 4 May 2017, 2:36 PM

Mozambique's Afonso Dhlakama extended indefinitely a unilateral truce he first announced in December, calling it the "beginning of the end" of the war between his rebels and the government.

Politics, potholes and price drops: the story of Kenya’s crude 4 May 2017, 8:05 AM

Kenya plans to export its first oil in June, despite analysts saying the test phase faces major challenges and appears political motivated.