Low voter turnout in Mali presidential run-off election
Counting is underway in the contest expected to be won by incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
Trump sets out tough conditions for lifting US-Zimbabwe sanctions
The Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act effectively extends US sanctions against Zimbabwe.
Mali’s presidential run-off set to go ahead amid security concerns
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is running for a second term in office.
SADC leaders gather in Windhoek for 38th summit
South Africa hands over the chair of SADC to Namibia at that gathering but it retains effective leadership of the grouping for the foreseeable future.
Peace, security on agenda for Ramaphosa's to visit Zambia
This is President Ramaphosa's first visit to Zambia since coming to power.
Simone Gbagbo among 800 pardoned by President Ouattara
The Ivory Coast's former first lady was serving a sentence of 20 years for her part in violence that claimed over 3,000 lives following the disputed election in 2010.
Confusion over Moïse Katumbi’s return to DRC
Authorities in Katumbi’s former stronghold Lubumbashi say he’ll be denied entry.
Sisulu: SA govt won't appeal Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity ruling
International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the government will not be appealing a court ruling which overturned the decision to extend diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.
Sisulu ‘disappointed’ with Zim post-election violence
Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says she or President Cyril Ramaphosa will be making a statement after the official result of the elections has been announced.
Fresh outbreak of Ebola fever reported in Congo
The four confirmed cases of the deadly haemorrhagic disease come days after the Democratic Republic of Congo declared an end to the Ebola outbreak in the northeast.
[OPINION] The increasing asymmetry of BRICS
Jean-Jacques Cornish says strictly speaking, today BRICS encompasses China, India and the worst performing three emerging economies on earth.
Eritrea and Somalia re-establish diplomatic ties
The decision was announced at the end of Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s historic visit to Eritrea.
BRICS members involved in first public-private partnership investment project
The launch of the Kluchevskoye Gold Mining Project’s been announced on the fringes of the BRICS Summit wrapping in Sandton on Friday.
BRICS leaders to sign declaration for collaborative growth strategy
The theme of the summit is Brics in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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.