Ramaphosa: Tough visa relations to be eased for tourism, business
It's reliably estimated that South African visa restrictions have cost the country half a billion dollars in lost tourism and business visits.
Angola, Portugal bury colonial bitterness hatchet, agree to develop relations
Meeting in Luanda, President Lourenco and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa agreed to develop future relations to the mutual prosperity of both countries.
Liberia's Weah bans travel for top officials until missing banknotes found
Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf insists the money did not disappear on her watch.
Every 5 seconds, a child under 15 dies: Unicef
The latest figures from the United Nations Children's Funds (Unicef) Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2018 report show a high rate of 21 children under five dying every minute.
Ramaphosa announces global investor conference to be held in Joburg
President Cyril Ramaphosa tells members of the diplomatic corps it is part of his drive to get $100 billion in new investment into South Africa over the next five years.
Land expropriation will be done in orderly manner, Ramaphosa reiterates
President Cyril Ramaphosa says that everyone will be consulted in the process on land expropriation.
23 killed in Sudan torrential rains, nearly 9,000 homeless
Darfur is particularly hard hit because so many of its people are poorly housed in refugee camps.
Botswana reconsidering ban on elephant hunting
Prime Minister Mokgweetsi Masisi has the launched the debate on the desirability of maintaining the ban on elephant hunting introduced by his conservationist predecessor Ian Khama.
Belgium on board with SA’s land reform - Sisulu
Foreign Ministers Lindiwe Sisulu and Didier Reynders met in Pretoria on Monday to talk about matters of mutual concern like climate change and South Africa’s land reform policy.
Chinese man arrested in Kenya over racist remarks
The Chinese national says that all Kenyans, including President Uhuru Kenyatta, are like monkeys.
2 opposition MPs win places in Rwanda’s parliamentary election
The MPs from the Rwanda Green Party say their performance shows the battle to democratise their country is a long process.
Man guilty of Britain’s ‘biggest fraud’ to be deported to Ghana
Kweku Adoboli, who left Ghana when he was four-years-old, says the British authorities are being racist.
2018 a particularly deadly year for migrants – aid workers
So far, 1,549 people have drowned marking what has become the world’s deadliest crossing.
[OPINION] There’s a new player in modern scramble for Africa
Having infamously scrambled for the continent 120 years ago, Western leaders are today seeking to dance here, writes Jean-Jacques Cornish.
UN chief: Suu Kyi should’ve resigned rather than excuse Rohingya genocide
Aung San Suu Kyi has become notorious as the woman who refused to speak out against the military campaign on the Muslim minority.
May to return bell from 'SS Mendi' on South Africa trip
The prime minister will be returning a bell from the 'SS Mendi' that sank in the English Channel in 1917 killing 646 people, most of them black South African troops.
Sisulu slams those spreading lies about SA’s land reform
Lindiwe Sisulu has rejected any comparison between current critics of govt policy now using the media and anti-apartheid activists seeking international support.
Sisulu says it's regrettable Trump's tweet is based on false information
The minister says she‘ll seek clarification on Thursday from the US embassy about the US president’s tweet.