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Zuma will no longer travel to Zimbabwe on mediation mission: Presidency

Zuma considers stepping down early in deal to oust minister: Party sources

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa is considering offering to step down in 2018, at least 12 months before his term ends, senior party...
Africans urged to drive new narratives through technology

Africans urged to drive new narratives through technology

Africans all over the world have been tasked to find lasting solutions to the problems confronting the continent using technological innovations to drive new...
Plane crash kills 6 people in eastern Zimbabwe

Plane crash kills 6 people in eastern Zimbabwe

Plane crash on Tuesday killed six people in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper. The Herald newspaper said the Mozambican-registered eight-seater...
Veteran anti-apartheid activist Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Veteran anti-apartheid activist Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela for treason, died on Tuesday after complications following...
Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region,...
Tanzanian president sacks information minister

Tanzanian president sacks information minister

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has sacked the country’s information minister, the first cabinet change since taking office in late 2015. Magufuli, nicknamed “the Bulldozer” for...
Overcrowded Greek refugee camps ill-prepared for winter – UNHCR

South Sudan world’s fastest growing refugee crisis – UN

The number of South Sudanese fleeing their homes is alarming, the Office of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said, It said 1.6...
Uber to buy thousands of Volvo cars for self-driving flee

South African taxi drivers protest against app-based taxi service, Uber

Hundreds of South African taxi drivers on Friday blocked roads to Johannesburg airport, holding up thousands of travelers and causing traffic chaos in a...
Ghana celebrates Nigerian relationship at 60th Independence Day anniversary celebration

Ghana celebrates Nigerian relationship at 60th Independence Day anniversary celebration

Mr William Awinador-Kanyirige, the High Commissioner of Ghana to Nigeria, says Nigeria played a fundamental role in attaining Ghana’s independence leading to a strong...
600 inmates occupying prison meant for only 116 people, says Prison Controller

Gambian authorities free nearly 100 prisoners from Jammeh era

Gambian authorities have released 98 prisoners, mostly from the notorious Mile II prison, an Interior Ministry spokesman said, as the country seeks to turn...