SA revisiting decision to quit ICC
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu says there are elements in Cabinet wanting to change the way the court works rather than simply quit.
‘South Africans cannot expect favoured treatment abroad’
Launching a travel safe campaign, Minister Lindiwe Sisulu cited the example of the 51 South Africans who were held in China for falling foul of local visa regulations.
Jihadi attacks show 310% increase since 2010
There were 675 Islamist attacks in Africa in 2013. Last year, this number rose to 2,769.
Emmanuel Macron to grace Fela Kuti's nightclub with his presence
French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to visit a nightclub owned by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti.
Ramaphosa to lead naming of Nouakchott street after Mandela
A street in the Mauritania capital Nouakchott will be named after the late Nelson Mandela.
AU summit to consider appointment of 4 judges to African Court
AU Commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat says at least $50 billion of illicit money flows out of Africa every year.
Ramaphosa at corruption fighting AU summit in Mauritania
AU Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat says at least $50 billion of illicit money flows out of Africa every year.
100 migrants drowned off Libyan coast
The EU summit in Brussels agreed that secure centres for migrants may be set up in European states to process asylum claims.
Merkel under pressure at EU summit over migration
She is going into the meeting in Brussels having failed to reach an agreement with her coalition partners who are insisting on turning back asylum seekers.
South Sudan leaders to sign peace deal today
It follows two days of talks in the Sudanese capital between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.
Eritrean delegation welcomed in Addis Ababa for peace talks
The meeting springs from the determination of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to settle issues preventing a full peace from a war that ended 18 years ago.
Sisulu leads SA team at SADC Ministerial Meeting in Angola
Lindiwe Sisulu says Lesotho has expressed gratitude to South Africa for sending retired deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke as a facilitator.
South Sudan President meets Machar for peace talks
They met face-to-face in Addis Ababa for a working visit on Wednesday night ahead of talks on Thursday.
Deadly floods kill 17 people in Ivory Coast
Rescue teams have saved 115 people from submerged houses and authorities are searching for more bodies.
Joyce Banda ready to contest Malawi elections in 2019
Banda returned home in April from four years of self-imposed exile after being embroiled in a corruption scandal.
Ugandan (24) wins Africa Prize for developing bloodless malaria test
Brian Gitta is the first Ugandan to win the prize and the youngest winner to date.
[OPINION] Why Morocco's latest World Cup bid deserved to fail
No fewer than 11 African countries, nearly a fifth of the continent, voted against the kingdom’s bid when Fifa took the decision in Moscow on Thursday, for the 2026 World Cup.
Boris Becker fights for diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case
According to the 1961 Vienna Convention, Becker is not bound by legal processes in the courts of any country for so long as he remains a recognised diplomatic agent.