When the ambulances drove into the square in Makurdi city carrying more than 70 coffins, the air filled with the sound of weeping as hundreds of people waited for their loved ones to be buried.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has applied to join the East African Community (EAC) regional bloc and there is speculation that some countries want the process of its admission fast tracked.
Black First Land First (BLF) leadership has rubbished its Secretary General, Siphesihle Jele's claims that its leader Andile Mgxitama is an illegitimate president.
Zimbabwe's largest labour body on Tuesday threatened protests over the government's decision to ban the use of foreign currencies and make the interim currency the sole legal tender.
The phrase "music is a universal language" is resonating with a little village of Shirley in Elim, Limpopo.
A strong push for transformation by the South African Airways (SAA) Board to involve smaller players in the jet fuel procurement space was a bad idea, according to the Head of Fuel management at SAA Mark Vaughan.
The Communications Workers Union (CWU) says it will be meeting with MultiChoice on Wednesday on the announced retrenchment of more than 2 000 workers.
Racial diversity in fashion has improved in recent years, but the industry must not treat it like a catwalk trend, British model Naomi Campbell told Reuters in an interview.
Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday.
The SABC's Radio Park Building in Auckland Park, Johannesburg has been declared safe for occupation.
Egyptian authorities on Tuesday detained a leader of the 2011 uprising that unseated long-time president Hosni Mubarak, accusing him and others of a plot to bring down the government.
A male only wellness centre Philandoda clinic built near an Eshowe taxi rank has a chance of achieve the UNAids 90-90-90 goal by the target date of 2020.
Cricket's governing body insisted on Friday that India's M.S. Dhoni will not be allowed to wear an apparent military insignia on his World Cup wicketkeeping gloves.
Five Zimbabwean rights campaigners arrested last month and charged with subversion after returning from abroad were released on bail Friday, lawyers said.
The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, was released without charge in France on Friday, a day after being arrested for questioning, the Marseille public prosecutor said.
Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behaviour.
A massive cruise ship lost control in Venice Sunday, crashing into a wharf and sparking a fresh controversy over the damage the mammoth vessels cause to one of the world's most famous cities.
A woman and baby drowned Sunday off the Libyan coast, while up to 25 migrants remain missing after their engine was stolen and their boat sank, the coastguard said.
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has called on African countries to be smarter when borrowing money.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two prominent ministers Sunday ahead of general elections set for September.
The South African Airways (SAA) Board is expected to issue a statement shortly on the resignation of the state-owned airline's CEO, Vuyani Jarana.
The daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco has married a French film producer with whom she had a son last October, according to the principality's royal Facebook page.
Police in Virginia searched Saturday for a motive as to why a city engineer fired indiscriminately at his workplace colleagues, turning a municipal building into a war zone as he killed at least 12 people and wounded four before being fatally shot himself.
Political killings in the African National Congress’ eMalahleni region in Northern KwaZulu-Natal are being fueled by a battle over state resources, according to one political analyst.
War of words have erupted between the Department of Health in the Free State and HIV/AIDS NGO Positive Action Campaign.
Motorists travelling between Johannesburg and Durban have been advised to try and avoid the N3-highway at night.
A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates of young women with the most common form of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday, citing the results of an international clinical trial.
The family of the world renowned photojournalist, Cloete Breytenbach, who died following heart bypass surgery, have described him as strong-spirited and brave.
The African National Congress (ANC) has warned members who take their views on internal issues within the party to social media platforms that it will cause division within its ranks.
Late South African Jazz legend, Hugh Masekela, has been honoured with a Memorial Pavilion at the West Park cemetery, in Johannesburg, on Saturday.