Libyans protest against Trump’s support for rebel leader Haftar
President Donald Trump turned things on their head this week praising Khalifa Haftar for fighting terrorism and protecting Libya’s oil reserve.
Omar al-Bashir placed in solitary confinement at Khartoum prison
Several members of his 30-year regime are also being in the prison on the banks of the Blue Nile where they jailed thousands of political prisoners.
Sudan protesters continue sit-in, demand civilian rule
The protesters are demanding that a civilian government be installed immediately.
WHO’s stance in DRC Ebola outbreak criticised by experts
This is the second time the WHO expert panel has considered whether to classify the Ebola outbreak in the DRC a Public Health Epidemic of International Concern.
Head of Sudan’s military council steps down after ousting of Al Bashir
The Sudan Professionals Council is claiming this as a victory and vows to continue mass street protests until a civilian government is installed.
Sudan’s Mo Ibrahim urges Al-Bashir to follow Bouteflika into retirement
The telecoms billionaire was speaking in Cote d’Ivoire at a meeting of his foundation that publishes an annual index of good governance and rewards democratically elected African leaders who stand down voluntarily.
European foreign ministers seek end of Libya fighting
United Nations secretary general António Guterres has renewed his call for an immediate halt to hostilities around the capital Tripoli.
Team of SA ministers, African ambassadors to deal with 'xenophobic' violence
A meeting between ministers went some way towards calling violence against foreign nationals in the country 'xenophobic'.
UN's Guterres calls for peace in Libya as renegade troops march on Tripoli
His appeal was echoed by the United States, Britain, France, Italy and the United Arab Emirates.
Give police time to probe threats against foreign nationals, says Cele
Police Minister Beki Cele has briefed African ambassadors on the xenophobic violence in Durban this past week.
Sisulu to brief African ambassadors on xenophobic attacks in Durban
Last week’s incidents of xenophobia were reported in KwaZulu-Natal, where at least two people were killed during the violence.
Sisulu: SA to continue aiding countries hit by Cyclone Idai
International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, who carried financial aid to the region on Thursday, says she’s never seen such devastation.
Motsepe urges business to help counter effects of natural disasters in Africa
Patrice Motsepe and his wife Precious Moloi-Motsepe carried cheques for R30 million, R15 million each for Mozambique and Zimbabwe when they joined the humanitarian caravan to Beira and Harare on Thursday.
Sisulu, Motsepe to deliver aid to Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu will visit South African and United Nations rescue teams working to help those displaced by the flooding two weeks ago.
EXPLAINER: How Morocco needs to end its occupation of the Western Sahara
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the African Union could not advance its agenda of silencing the guns on the continent until the Saharawi people were free and able to exercise their right to self determination.
Uhuru Kenyatta’s social media platforms hacked
This is the second time in a year there’s been suspicious activity on the social media of the Kenyan leader who is the most followed head of government in Africa.
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.