Africa the ‘most dangerous’ place to be born - report
The United Nations Children’s Fund says global infant deaths remain alarmingly high, especially in the lower-income countries.
Zuma recall launches SA back into world headlines
It’s a bigger story than the election of Cyril Ramaphosa at the African National Congress’ elective conference in December 2017.
[OPINION] Cynicism and gullibility at the AU Summit
Jean-Jacques Cornish says fighting corruption was the central theme of the 55-nation gathering.
Raila Odinga to be sworn in as Kenyan president on Tuesday
National Super Alliance chief executive Norman Magaya says they’ll swear-in Odinga as the Kenyan President and not president of the People’s Assemblies.
African leaders to discuss Trump remarks at AU summit
Donald Trump has written to the 30th AU summit, assuring leaders of his warmest regards.
2018 African Economic Outlook shows economies resilient to negative shocks
It puts African growth at 3,7% last year up on 2016’s 2,4% and forecasts 4,1% for the year ahead.
Trump ‘sends his best regards’ to African leaders
President Donald Trump and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda met on the fringe of the World Economic Summit in Davos.
Zuma, ministers in Ethiopia for AU summit
Top of the agenda is reforms to the African Union (AU) proposed by a commission headed by Rwandan president Paul Kagame.
Gates: Trump ‘America first’ stance could damage US influence in Africa
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Bill Gates says by turning his back on Africa, Donald Trump is handing it to the competition.
Israeli pilots ‘refuse’ to fly deported asylum seekers back to Africa
Their action follows those of German pilots in 2017 who refused to take deportees to Afghanistan and countries they consider unsafe.
Uganda’s Museveni expresses 'love' for Trump over 'sh**hole' remark
He was speaking after the US president dismissed African nations with a foul-mouthed expletive.
[OPINION] The start of the match for George Weah in Liberia
Jean-Jacques Cornish says the new Liberian president goes into the match more than a couple of goals down on the first leg.
George Weah sworn in as Liberian president
George Weah said his first priority was to maintain peace in Liberia which was rigged by more than a decade of civil war.
Guinea faith healer held after feeding congregants fake pregnancy concoctions
At least 700 women were conned by faith healer N’na Fanta Camara. She fed them herbs and spices and she warned them against seeing doctors.
Family of H&M hoodie model move homes for safety reasons
Violent demonstrations against H&M stores in South Africa are cited as among the reasons for their concern.
Botswana makes official complaint against Donald Trump
The US president questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador or countries in Africa, reportedly using the term 'shithole countries'.
Gabon parliament paves way for Bongo to stay in power indefinitely
Lawmakers are at odds, with growing public protests calling for an end to the President Ali Bongo dynasty.
Kenya protests release of EU poll mission report
The head of that mission Marietje Schaake says the Nairobi government was not prepared to receive them to read the report there.