Ivory Coast clashes kill 3 as court validates Ouattara reelection
Nearly 50 people have been killed in clashes since August and two opposition chiefs have been arrested, fuelling fears Ivory Coast could slide into the kind of widespread unrest it suffered after a disputed 2010 vote.
Trump tweets he has 'terminated' defense secretary Mark Esper
The firing of Esper, who had clashed with Trump over his suggestion of using military personnel to quash civic unrest, comes a week after the US presidential election.
Four states still counting ballots after US presidential election
All US media outlets have yet to project a final winner in four US states, as of Monday: Alaska, Arizona, Georgia and North Carolina.
WHO chief hails Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine news as 'encouraging'
As of mid-October, the WHO has identified 42 "candidate vaccines" at the stage of clinical trials, up from 11 in mid-June.
SA lauds 'Jerusalema' producer for MTV Best African Act
The gospel-influenced song, recorded by producer Master KG with Zulu lyrics by Nomcebo, lifted global spirits darkened by the pandemic at the start of the year.
Biden: Vaccine news gives 'hope,' but long battle ahead
Pfizer and BioNTech said that according to preliminary findings, protection in patients was achieved seven days after the second of two doses, and 28 days after the first.
Suu Kyi's party confident of landslide victory in Myanmar polls
Nobel laureate Suu Kyi remains a heroine for many in the Bamar majority heartlands, in spite of a global reputation left in tatters by her handling of the Rohingya crisis and widespread disillusionment in many ethnic minority areas.
WHO chief: World may be tired, but COVID-19 'is not tired of us'
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, speaking from quarantine after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, warned that the virus preys on weakness.
Robertson backs Liverpool to cope with tough schedule as row rumbles
Jurgen Klopp's side was forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against title rivals Manchester City on Sunday after Gabriel Jesus cancelled out Mohamed Salah's penalty.
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine 90% effective in Phase 3 trial
According to preliminary findings, protection in patients was achieved seven days after the second of two doses, and 28 days after the first.
India court bans firecrackers in pollution-hit cities citing COVID-19 surge
Traditionally, millions of firecrackers are set off during Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Light, but the practice has been blamed for worsening air pollution - especially in northern India which suffers from serious smog every winter.
SA billionaire Patrice Motsepe to contest CAF presidency
Patrice Motsepe owns Pretoria-based Mamelodi Sundowns, who have been among the top 10 clubs in Africa for some years and completed a South African treble last season.
From 'love' to 'thug': Biden win to change US-North Korea dynamic
Donald Trump's bizarre diplomatic engagement with Pyongyang veered from mutual insults and threats of war to "love letters" and the first ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader.
US president-elect Joe Biden's anti-COVID-19 strategy
A look at the main proposals by US president-elect Joe Biden to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Rwanda genocide 'financier' to face UN judges
More than two decades after he was first indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), Felicien Kabuga was arrested near Paris on 16 May.
China declines to acknowledge Biden victory
China - among a handful of major countries including Russia and Mexico that has not congratulated the President-Elect - said Monday it had 'noticed that Mr. Biden declared he is the winner of the election'.
Austria police raid dozens of 'Islamist-linked' targets
Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said the raids were aimed at "cutting off the roots of political Islam".
Russia elections chief casts doubt on US president vote
Ella Pamfilova, the head of Russia's elections commission, said she had carefully studied mail-in voting in the United States and found the process vulnerable to fraud.