Madagascar plague death toll reaches 165
The World Health Organization discounts reports that 10 countries close to Madagascar, including South Africa, have been listed as high risk areas.
Human Rights Watch welcomes probe into crimes against humanity in Burundi
A panel of three ICC judges will look at the allegedly unchecked abuses by Imbonerakure including rape, torture and executions.
Egyptian groom injured after guest fires shotgun pellets into his genitals
Reports of the incident have provoked a call for the tradition of firing gunshots in public celebration to be banned.
Paradise Papers: Dos Santos’ son made almost a billion rand from people's fund
Jose Filomeno (39), was put in charge of Angola’s sovereign wealth fund that generated $90 million between May 2014 and the end of 2015.
There’s now a breathalyser test for malaria
It’s an advancement that could fast-track efforts to eliminate the disease.
Will Odinga challenge Kenyatta election victory?
Despite calls from Kenyatta for Kenyans to reach out after a divisive and protracted electoral period, the country remains on a knife edge.
Dlamini-Zuma’s AU successor to meet with President Zuma
Moussa Faki Mahamat is expected to meet President Jacob Zuma, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane & other senior government officials.
Uhuru Kenyatta casts his vote
Security concern has led international observer missions to scale down their activities in Kenya’s re-run presidential elections.
HSBC, Standard Chartered face UK probe over Gupta ties
South African-born Peter Hain says the banks may inadvertently have been conduits for laundered money.
SA govt condemns terrorist bombing attack in Somalia
South Africa has joined those countries promising to work with the United Nations and African Union to explore long term solutions to fighting terrorism.
Hundreds of people killed during Ethiopia ethnic clashes
The fighting between members of the two largest groups in the country has displaced more than 50 000 people.
New Angolan president Joao Lourenco sworn in
Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, who became president in 1979, was at Tuesday’s ceremony attended by dozens of African leaders, including President Jacob Zuma.
[OPINION] Zuma wants African solutions to African problems
President Zuma gave a carefully crafted tour d’horizon of South Africa’s foreign policy at the UN this week.
Zuma to address UN General Assembly on Wednesday
President Jacob Zuma’s accompanied by an entourage of five ministers and he’ll sign the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons.
Mapisa-Nqakula: Lesotho is under a dark cloud
The South African Defence Minister was speaking at the opening of a ministerial meeting on Friday, preparing for a regional summit on security in the Mountain Kingdom.
Uganda’s Makerere University recalling degrees obtained through forged results
A staggering mismatch unearthed between results submitted by colleges and schools and final scores released by the university.
Kenya opposition boycott opening session of parliament
Supreme Court judges who normally attend the opening of the legislature also stayed away.
Motlanthe: Association with corruption could cost ANC next election
Kgalema Motlanthe says the ANC has to lose for the penny to drop, saying this would be good for the party.