Thousands in need of emergency help in Cyclone Idai aftermath: rescuers
In Mozambique, which was hit twice by the wind and water, people are still being plucked from trees or rescued from roofs.
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX black boxes arrives in Paris for analysis
It’s hoped the devices will give insight into the crash that claimed the lives of all 157 people on board on Sunday.
Several Botswana ruling party MPs face disciplinary action over Khama meeting
Namibia’s President Heine Geingob, in his capacity as SADC chairman, has tried to intervene in the feud.
Macron aims to counter Chinese influence with Africa visit
French President Emmanuel Macron will talk to President Uhuru Kenyatta about infrastructural developments, including a commuter rail in the country.
Condolences pour in across world for victims of Ethiopian Airlines plane crash
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said.
Forbes rich list: Aliko Dangote retains place as Africa’s richest man
Nigerian cement mogul Aliko Dangote, worth $13,8 billion, retained his place as Africa’s wealthiest man.
Ramaphosa congratulates Nigeria's Buhari on re-election
President Cyril Ramaphosa commended the patience of the Nigerian people in dealing with the week-long delay in the election.
8 African ministers attend continent’s first modern education conference
Minister Angie Motshekga welcomed over 400 educationist and policymakers from a score of African, European and American countries to the Africa Play Conference.
Nigeria elections: Buhari, Abubakar in tight race
Nigeria’s electoral commission insists it is the only authority empowered to officially announcing results of the parliamentary and presidential elections.
Nigerian fuel suppliers cut prices ahead of election weekend
Voters could also get cut-price bus and airfares if they show they are going to cast their ballots.
Ending sanctions top of Ramaphosa's list on upcoming Zim visit
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu says South Africa remains ready to help Zimbabwe wherever they might need assistance.
IEC hoping for 80% turnout in May elections
The 2.4 million registered voters, more than a quarter of whom will be casting their ballot for the first time, will have not fewer than 299 parties to choose from.
11th hour postponment of elections costs Nigeria over $1bn
Analysts say this does not include the reputational damage that been done to Africa’s most populous state.
African leaders agree on renewed efforts to end refugee crisis
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who attended the African Union summit, says the world can learn from Africa’s humane treatment of refugees.
Egypt’s El-Sisi assumes AU presidency
Continental leaders, including President Cyril Ramaphosa, will urge him to push administrative and financial reforms introduced by his predecessor Rawanda’s President Paul Kagame.
Plastic pollution comes under spotlight at AU summit
Eighteen African countries have already banned the use of single-use plastic, particularly bags.
US cuts Cameroon military aid following human rights violations
Amnesty International and global media outlets have shown footage of Cameroonian soldiers shooting and killing civilians, including women with children strapped to their backs.
Amnesty International urges Ramaphosa to prioritise human rights at #Sona2019
The human rights watchdog says the days of making promises that don’t translate into better lives for people are over.