Four children burn to death in Zimbabwe
07:12 (GMT+2), Sun, 21 December 2014
Harare - Four children were burnt to death in southern Zimbabwe when a can of petrol being stored inside their home caught fire, the official Chronicle newspaper reported...
Vyf al dood in Mosambiekse vloede
16:54 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
Maputo - Vyf mense is in vloede in dié Mosambiekse hoofstad dood na swaar reën die afgelope week.
About 88 000 people displaced in Congo
16:51 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
Geneva - A series of massacres in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has displaced 88,000 people, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Friday in Geneva.
1 000+ in land grab in Namibia
05:15 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
Windhoek - Over a thousand people illegally occupied land in Namibia's coastal town of Swakopmund on Wednesday, saying they had grown tired of waiting for the government...
New Zim VP in car crash: report
05:33 (GMT+2), Mon, 15 December 2014
Harare - Phelekezela Mphoko, one of Zimbabwe's two new vice presidents, has been involved in a car crash, three days after his colleague allegedly survived an...
Lesotho parties sign electoral pledge
09:23 (GMT+2), Fri, 12 December 2014
Maseru - Lesotho's political parties have agreed to respect the country's constitution and work towards free and fair democratic elections in 2015, South African Deputy...
Poison attack on Zim vice president-elect
06:27 (GMT+2), Thu, 11 December 2014
Harare - Police in the Zimbabwean capital Harare confirmed late on Wednesday that a "poisonous substance" had been sprinkled in vice president-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's...
Zim Vice President, 8 ministers sacked
05:27 (GMT+2), Wed, 10 December 2014
Harare - Beleaguered Vice President Joice Mujuru's last-minute appeal to Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been ignored and she has been sacked, it was confirmed on...
Namibia unveils human rights action plan
16:48 (GMT+2), Tue, 09 December 2014
Windhoek - Namibia's ombudsman on Tuesday announced the country's first human rights action plan for implementation over five years.
Zanu-PF congress starts
11:12 (GMT+2), Thu, 04 December 2014
Harare - Zimbabwe state media loyal to first lady Grace Mugabe declared that Vice President Joice Mujuru's faction of the ruling Zanu-PF has been "checkmated" as a party...
Lagos deadly building collapse inquest adjourned
05:30 (GMT+2), Thu, 04 December 2014
Lagos - An inquest into a deadly church building collapse in Lagos that killed 116 people resumed on Wednesday but was immediately adjourned pending a legal challenge.
Ondersoek ná twee in sweeftuig sterf
06:36 (GMT+2), Wed, 03 December 2014
Windheok - 'n Ondersoek is van stapel gestuur nadat twee Nieu-Seelanders in Namibië tydens 'n sweeftuigongeluk gesterf het.
Madonna heads home after Malawi visit
05:28 (GMT+2), Tue, 02 December 2014
Lilongwe - Madonna left Malawi on Monday after a visit that included meetings with the president and the biological father of one of her adopted children.
Namibia's ruling party wins landslide election
05:16 (GMT+2), Tue, 02 December 2014
Windhoek - Namibia's ruling party has won a landslide victory in the parliamentary and presidential election, the country's electoral commission said Monday.
Namibia's Swapo set to win elections
06:24 (GMT+2), Mon, 01 December 2014
Windhoek - Namibia's ruling South West Africa People's Organisation (Swapo) is on course to win the country's election with over seventy percent of votes.
Ebola death toll nears 7 000
10:16 (GMT+2), Sun, 30 November 2014
Geneva - Nearly 7 000 people have now died from Ebola in West Africa, with the latest report from the World Health Organisation counting over 1 200 more deaths than in a...
Nam election results trickling in
07:44 (GMT+2), Sun, 30 November 2014
Windhoek - Progress with Namibia's election results continue to be painstakingly slow, with only some two percent of ballots counted late yesterday, 24 hours after polls...
Congolese accused of Kabila plot freed
07:46 (GMT+2), Sat, 29 November 2014
Pretoria - A group of Congolese nationals accused of plotting to assassinate Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila were acquitted in a South African court...
Namibia casts ballots in Africa's first e-vote
07:42 (GMT+2), Sat, 29 November 2014
Windhoek - Namibian voters cast their ballots late into the night Friday, as general election organisers ordered polling stations to extend operations until thousands...
Slow start to Namibian vote
13:10 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 November 2014
Windhoek - Elections in Namibia started slowly on Friday with voters standing in long queues from early morning and many polling stations experiencing problems with the...