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Thabo Mbeki Visits Ailing Desmond Tutu

Former president Thabo Mbeki visited ailing Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in a Cape Town hospital on Thursday. In a statement from Tutu's foundation, his daughter ... Full story

National Human Rights Commission Stops Marriage Between 40 Year Old Man To 13 Year Old Girl

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has stopped the planned marriage of a 40-year-old man to a 13-year-old primary five girl in Abuja The National Human ... Full story

Barack Obama's Warns African Leaders

US President Barack Obama has ended his visit to Africa by warning the continent will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when ... Full story

Obama Performs Traditional Lipala Dance During State Visit To Kenya (Video)

A video has been released showing US president Barack Obama hitting the dance floor during a state dinner in Kenya. The video, uploaded to Instagram, shows ... Full story

Obama Dines With Kenyan Family After Arriving In Father’s Homeland

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) embraces his half-sister Auma Obama (L) and is greeted by Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (R) as he arrives aboard ...

Kenyan Airspace Will Closed For Two Hours For Obama’s Visit

The impending arrival of Barack Obama is expected to shut Kenya’s airspace for one and a half hours over two days for the three- day-period ... Full story

'Avoid criticism of African leaders,' says Mugabe

African journalists should champion developmental issues in their reportage and avoid unnecessary criticism of the continent's leadership, African Union and SADC chairman President Robert Mugabe ...

Mugabe jets back from Malabo

President Robert Mugabe arrived back home in the early hours of Wednesday morning and was met at the Harare International Airport by Vice President Phelekezela ...

WATCH: Hackers seize control of moving car

Cybersecurity researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off a car's engine as it drives, sharply escalating the stakes in the debate ...

'Mapositori arrested in Namibia, silent xenophobia' - Video

7/21/2015, 8:52 PM - ‪+264 8* *** ****‬: Mapositori arrested in Namibia.More than 80 congregants of Johanne Masowe were arrested in Namibia Windhoek for various ...

Dembare threatens to boycott BF match against Bosso?

The Castle Lager Premiership is headed for turbulent waters after Dynamos threatened not to fulfil Sunday's match against Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium in fear of ...

Ongoing Centenary farm court case saga, test of new Zimbabwe constitution

The ongoing harassment via Zimbabwe's highly compromised court system of commercial farmer David Conolly, the owner of Centenary farm in the Figtree district of Matabeleland ...

Prison break at Limpopo prisons

A group of Limpopo awaiting trial prisoners decided to flex their muscles a little more than usual in the exercise yard when they managed to ...

Bus crew nabbed for R2 million worth of drugs

TWO bus workers are behind bars today after being bust with R2 million in drugs.Daily Sun reported that the two 52-year-old workers from Eldo Coaches ...

Workers up in arms against Amtec over terminal benefits

Over 20 employees' of Amtec in Mutare disengaged in 2013 following the company's takeover by Sambiri Investments are at cross roads after their former employer ...

Tsvangirai's MDC-T accused of praising Bhasikiti

The Zanu-PF United Kingdom Chapter has accused the opposition MDC-T for now praising the former Minister of state for Masvingo Kudakwashe Bhasikiti of being a ...

250 Passengers Injured In Train Collision In Johannesburg

At least 250 people have been injured in a peak hour train collision in the South African city of Johannesburg. One train was reported to have ... Full story

Barack Obama’s Siaya County 52 Million Homecoming Party

The County Government of Siaya has set aside KSh 52.9 Million for the welcoming of Barack Obama, US president. Never mind, there has been no ... Full story

Kenyans Set To Protest Naked Ahead Of Barack Obama's Visit

Kenya’s Republican Liberty Party, has made its intention to mobilise 5,000 men and women to protest naked against President Barack Obama’s “aggressive support for homosexuality” ... Full story

Nykhor Paul Blasts Fashion Industry For Racist Practices

Nykhor Paul—a South Sudanese model who has reportedly graced the campaigns of Calvin Klein, Balenciaga, Diane von Furstenburg and the like—took to Instagram Monday to ... Full story

French Troops Kill AQIM's Ali Ag Wadossene In Mali

French special forces have killed a militant Islamist in Mali who was said to have been freed in exchange for the release of Frenchman Serge ... Full story

Fake UN Troops Attack Central Africa Radio station

Armed men, some disguised as UN peacekeeping soldiers, raided the state radio facilities in the capital of the restive Central African Republic overnight, a police ... Full story

Barack Obama’s Grandmother To Cook For Him On Kenya trip

President Barack Obama’s Kenyan grandmother, known as Mama Sarah, vowed Friday to cook a traditional meal for her grandson when he visits the East African ... Full story

Even Satan Wasn't Gay - Robert Mugabe

Following the legalization of gay marriage across America by the Supreme Court last week, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, who is known for his extreme anti-gay ... Full story

Exonerated Angola Prisoner Dies After 30 Years In Solitary Confinement

A man who was exonerated after spending nearly 30 years on death row in Louisiana died just over a year after his release. Glenn Ford ... Full story

South Sudan Army Defiled Girls And Burned Them Alive - UN

UN has accused South Sudan’s army of defiling and then burning girls alive inside their homes during its recent campaign, a report by its mission ... Full story

Al-Shabab Claims Attack On AU Base In Somalia

An African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military base has been attacked in a dawn raid that has been claimed by armed group al-Shabab. A tweet ... Full story

Vice President Flees Burundi After Opposing President's 3 Term

One of Burundi's vice presidents has fled to Belgium, saying he had been threatened after denouncing President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in ... Full story

Togolese President Missing For Past Two Weeks

The President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, has not been seen in public for the past two weeks. His sudden disappearance from public life has led ... Full story

Burundi Grenade Attacks Kill Four Ahead Of Election

Four people have been killed and 30 wounded in a wave of grenade attacks overnight in Burundi, police say, a week before parliamentary elections. A single ... Full story

Ghana Police Tear-Gas Residents At Demolition Of Accra Slum

Police have used tear gas on residents demonstrating against the demolition of their slum in Ghana's capital Accra. Thousands were protesting in the slum popularly known ... Full story

Four Soldiers Killed In Al-Shabaab Attack In Somalia

Four soldiers were killed and six others injured in an attack by Al-Shabaab in Somalia's Gedo region. The offensive began after the militants attacked positions of ... Full story

Child Marriage On The Rise In Nigeria - UNICEF

The representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund in Nigeria, Jean Gough, has indicated that child marriage is on the rise in Nigeria. He has therefore ... Full story

17 West African Migrants Died Of Dehydration In Sahara Desert

17 West Africans Died Of Dehydration In Sahara Desert While Migrating Towards Libya.The Nigerien authorities and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Monday in ... Full story

Court Bars Sudanese President From Leaving South Africa

A South African High Court in Pretoria on Sunday issued an interim order preventing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, from leaving the country over alleged war ... Full story

Sierra Leone Imposes Curfew After Spike In Ebola Cases

Sierra Leone has imposed new curfews in two northern districts after a spike in new Ebola cases to the highest level in months, President Ernest ... Full story

Miss Zimbabwe Is Stripped Of Her Title After Nude Pose

Scandal: Emily Kachote is said to have broken rules that state beauty queens must never pose nude  The current Miss Zimbabwe has been stripped of her ... Full story

Tunisia Navy, Rescues Hundreds Of Boat Migrants

Tunisia’s navy has rescued 356 migrants, including a two-month-old baby girl, off the country’s southeastern coast near Ben Guerdane, the Red Crescent has said. Ammar Lamloum, ... Full story

Three Days Of Mourning Over Ghana Petrol Station Blast

Ghana's president, John Mahama, has called for three days of mourning to begin on Monday after scores of people were killed in an explosion at ... Full story

Five Arraigned Over Garissa University College Massacre

Kenyan police have arraigned five men in connection with the attack by the armed group al-Shabab on a university in eastern Kenya in April in ... Full story

Kenyan Connection, New heroin Route

When a crack unit of Kenyan narco cops raided a Mombasa villa in November, after an eight-month undercover US investigation, it marked a step change ... Full story

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