'We're losing the fight against Ebola'
09:23 (GMT+2), Sun, 19 October 2014
Geneva - The World Bank warned on Friday the fight to stop Ebola was being lost, as the UN pleaded for more money to combat the escalating epidemic and global travel...
Lesotho elections "a throw of the dice"
11:29 (GMT+2), Sat, 18 October 2014
Maseru - Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has equated the early elections for his country to a throw of the dice, saying there is no guarantee of being re-elected...
Lesotho's parliament reopened amid tight security
14:23 (GMT+2), Fri, 17 October 2014
Maseru - Lesotho's King Letsie III re-opened parliament Friday amid tight security, the first step in a peace deal aimed at ending a crisis sparked by an attempted...
Renamo rejects election results
05:18 (GMT+2), Fri, 17 October 2014
Maputo - Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo on Thursday claimed victory in the country's election, rejecting official tallies that showed the ruling Frelimo party...
Ebola-verpleegster was op passasiersvliegtuig
08:19 (GMT+2), Thu, 16 October 2014
Dallas - Die Amerikaanse Sentrum vir Siektebeheer en Voorkoming (CDC) het bevestig 'n tweede verpleegster, wat positief vir ebola getoets het, het op 'n kommersiële vlug...
Ebola: Liberian health workers plan strike
11:51 (GMT+2), Mon, 13 October 2014
Monrovia - Liberian health officials are appealing to nurses and medical assistants not to go ahead with a national strike, as the Ebola epidemic continues.
Report: West Africans fleeing Ebola, to SA
09:47 (GMT+2), Sun, 12 October 2014
Johannesburg - As the world panics over the Ebola outbreak, West Africans are reportedly fleeing their countries in a bid to outrun the virus - some even headed overland...
Mali holds Ebola trials
07:11 (GMT+2), Sun, 12 October 2014
Bamako - Mali's health minister says the west African country has started trials of an Ebola vaccine on scientific researchers.
Kenyan leader to appear at ICC for landmark hearing
09:19 (GMT+2), Wed, 08 October 2014
The Hague - Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta is due to become the first sitting president to appear before the International Criminal Court, summoned over his floundering trial on...
Namibië wil vernederende babaname verban
10:39 (GMT+2), Sun, 05 October 2014
Windhoek - 'n Namibiese gebruik om babas vernederende name soos “shame on you” te gee kan dalk binnekort iets van die verlede wees.
Nigeria building collapse: Lagos to launch inquest
09:12 (GMT+2), Sat, 04 October 2014
Lagos - Nigeria said Friday that it will begin an inquest on October 13 into the cause of a church building collapse in Lagos that killed 115 people, including 84 South...
Lesotho to hold early elections
06:06 (GMT+2), Fri, 03 October 2014
Maseru - Lesotho's national general election will be held towards the end of February next year and his majesty King Letsie the Third will reconvene parliament on the...
Lesotho to hold early elections
17:54 (GMT+2), Thu, 02 October 2014
Maseru - Lesotho's national general election will be held towards the end of February 2015 and his majesty King Letsie the Third will reconvene parliament on October 17...
Ramaphosa to make Lesotho announcement shortly
13:28 (GMT+2), Thu, 02 October 2014
Maseru - Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make a major announcement in an hour's time relating to his facilitation efforts in Lesotho.
Lesotho remains tense
12:10 (GMT+2), Wed, 01 October 2014
Maseru - As top-level diplomatic negotiations continue to seek a resolution to the political impasse in Lesotho, reports continue to emerge of further unrest.