Africa

Over 200 feared dead

1 day - 24 September 2018 | Africa

Grieving families were yesterday preparing to bury victims of Tanzania's devastating ferry disaster, with more than 200 confirmed dead after the crowded boat capsized in Lake Victoria.Hopes were fading of finding any more survivors three...

EFF set to take 10% from the ANC

1 day - 24 September 2018 | Africa

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) could double its support in next year's elections at the expense of the ANC, which could shed as much as 10%, according to a survey conducted by the SA Institute...

Death toll of Tanzanian ferry disaster passes 200

2 days ago - 23 September 2018 | Africa

The death toll from the ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 218 and may further grow, state media has reported. Minister for Works, Transport and Communications Isack Kamwelwe said more bodies could...

Cholera death toll climbs

1 week ago - 18 September 2018 | Africa

The capital of Zimbabwe, Harare, has been inundated by the outbreak, with more than 3 000 cases reported. NGOs have accused the government of spending state cash on luxury items instead of providing basic healthcare....

Geingob mourns Annan

1 month - 18 August 2018 | Africa

President Hage Geingob has expressed his sadness at the passing of the former secretary-general of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. Geingob described the late UN chief as a global statesman, a courageous humanitarian and an...

Creating prosperity is paramount - Geingob

1 month - 17 August 2018 | Africa

President Hage Geingob, in his acceptance speech as incoming SADC chairperson, this morning said the region has a mandate to fulfill prosperity and eradicate poverty...

Sisulu bemoans trade bottlenecks

1 month - 17 August 2018 | Africa

Bottlenecks, as well as inadequate infrastructure and customs procedures, are among the issues that SADC will have to tackle as a matter of urgency, in...

Visa exemptions to be expedited

1 month - 16 August 2018 | Africa

SADC countries that have not taken initiatives to operationalise bilateral visa exemptions have been directed by the SADC Council of Ministers to expedite this and...

New dawn for DRC

1 month - 15 August 2018 | Africa

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) president Joseph Kabila's decision not to stand for elections this December paves the way for the country to finally bounce...

Mnangagwa oye natango omupresidende Zimbabwe

1 month - 15 August 2018 | Africa

Emmerson Mnangagwa oye ta kalelepo Zimbambwe pethimbo lyomutumba gwiigwana yaSADC, ngoka tagu ningilwa mOvenduka, shaNamibia oshiwike shika.Emmerson Mnangagwa oye ta kala oupresidende gwaZimbabwe e na...

13 Ebola cases in DRC

1 month - 06 August 2018 | Africa

The number of confirmed cases in Democratic Republic of Congo's new outbreak of the Ebola virus has risen to 13, including three deaths, the health...

'Shot like dogs'

1 month - 06 August 2018 | Africa

The four children of a fruit-seller gunned down by Zimbabwean soldiers in post-election violence wept uncontrollably at the sight of their father lying in a...

Africa

GRN enters Zim vote fray

1 month - 02 August 2018 | Africa

The government has expressed its concern over the outbreak of violence in Harare, Zimbabwe, following Monday's vote. In a statement released by the international relations...

Harare on fire following vote

1 month - 01 August 2018 | Africa

Violence has broken out in Harare as armed troops try to disperse hundreds of opposition protesters angry about alleged manipulation in the country's election. The...

MDC 'has won' Zim election...

1 month - 31 July 2018 | Africa

Senior opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) official Tendai Biti says party leader Nelson Chamisa had won Zimbabwe's presidential election, and alleged that the authorities...

Zimbabwe votes in first...

1 month - 30 July 2018 | Africa

Zimbabweans cast their ballots today in the country's first election since authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe was ousted last year, with concerns over fraud and the...

Africa lush with jihadists

2 months ago - 28 June 2018 | Africa

Africa is home to more than 10 000 jihadists from the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Morocco's foreign minister told a...

DRC unrest heightens concerns

3 months ago - 18 June 2018 | Africa

One of the world's most unstable countries was already struggling with a political crisis and nail-biting uncertainty.A decision by a war crimes tribunal has now...

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