UN's Guterres urges ceasefire in conflict areas, unity in COVID-19 fight
Antonio Guterres has instructed the UN Secretary General’s special envoys in every conflict zone to work for a global ceasefire.
China on the verge of defeating coronavirus, says Ambassador Lin
China’s ambassador to South Africa Lin Songtian told journalists in Pretoria on Friday that China was ready to share this blueprint of success with the rest of the world.
Nigeria's Buhari urges citizens not to worry about confirmed coronavirus cases
He was speaking after announcements further infections in Algeria and Egypt to brought to six the number of confirmed cases on the African continent.
Oxfam appeals for $5m to fight locust plague spreading across East Africa
The worst plague brought on by excessive rains in Yemen moved into Uganda and Tanzania having passed through Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia.
Kenyan military takes control of funeral home late ex-President Moi was taken to
Medical specialists have moved in to perform a postmortem on the 95-year-old.
Palestine relying on SA to help defeat Trump's Mideast peace plan - Jarrar
Palestine’s ambassador to South Africa Hanan Jarrar told a media briefing on Friday that US President Donald Trump's plan was actually a plan for the surrender and perpetual subjection of Palestine.
Ramaphosa looks to advance peace in Africa as he takes up AU chairmanship
The president took a swipe at Russia and Turkey, without naming them, for having ulterior motives in getting involved in Libya.
JEAN-JACQUES CORNISH: The Franco-German example that Africa needs to follow
The German-French reconciliation is a salutary lesson to Africa about the lasting value of forgiveness, writes Jean-Jacques Cornish.
Isabel Dos Santos’ banker found dead at his Lisbon home
Nuno Ribeiro Da Cunha was named as Dos Santos’ co-accused in charges brought by Angolan authorities on Thursday.
JEAN-JACQUES CORNISH: Libya deal as full of holes as a colander
Will the five parties named by each side in the conflict be able agree on how best to monitor the deal, asks Jean-Jacques Cornish.
Ramaphosa assures Ethiopia's PM of measures against xenophobia
He gave the assurance after his talks in Pretoria with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
17 prisoners starve to death in Kinshasa
Prisoners' families and NGOs said that the government was not supplying food or medicine to the jail and around 100 more inmates were gravely ill.
50 killed by Boko Haram on island bordering Chad & Cameroon
The attack on the remote village took place before Christmas when Jihadis approached the fishing village disguised as traders.
Kigali houses near wetlands destroyed after floods, mudslides
Residents complain they have not received the promised compensation. Kigali authorities say the hundreds of houses have been destroyed to save lives.
Home Affairs: Tshwane UNHCR protesters can live legally in SA
The Department of Home Affairs on Thursday said it’s checked their status and was now trying to get them to return to their places of residence in South Africa.
Pandor: African countries must condemn Morocco's occupation of Western Sahara
The minister was speaking at a memorial service she hosted for the Western Sahara Ambassador Radhi Bashir who died last week.
Faki confident Ramaphosa can lead AU goal of ending conflict in Africa
African Union (AU) commission head Moussa Faki Mahamat said silencing the guns was a challenging goal for the AU next year, particularly with the rise of terrorism and transnational organised crime.
Pandor: UNSC didn’t discuss refugees who want to leave SA
More than 180 of the refugees appeared in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on Monday and insisted they wanted to be moved to a country where they would be safe from xenophobic attacks.