Namibia's election faces legal challenge
14:22 (GMT+2), Tue, 25 November 2014
Windhoek - Three opposition parties brought an urgent application before the Windhoek High Court on Tuesday requesting it to postpone Friday's parliamentary and...
General accused of coup bid leaves Lesotho
07:28 (GMT+2), Sun, 23 November 2014
Maseru - The renegade general accused of leading a failed coup attempt in Lesotho has left the kingdom along with two of his rivals as part of a deal to restore security,...
Ramaphosa hails Lesotho officers' departure
07:06 (GMT+2), Sun, 23 November 2014
Maseru - The departure of three senior Lesotho police and army officers from the country was welcomed by SA Development Community (SADC) facilitator and Deputy President...
Eleven killed in Zimbabwe stampede
12:08 (GMT+2), Fri, 21 November 2014
Kwekwe - Eleven people were killed in a stampede at a crusade held by a popular prophet in Kwekwe, central Zimbabwe, on Friday, police and a religious organisation said...
Tsvangirai slams SA govt
17:12 (GMT+2), Wed, 19 November 2014
Harare - Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is "deeply appalled" by a damning report on Zimbabwe's 2002 elections that has only just been released in South...
Lesotho demands removal of two SAPS officials
15:17 (GMT+2), Wed, 19 November 2014
Maseru - Lesotho has demanded the expulsion of two senior officers from a SADC police mission, accusing them of sabotaging the security of Prime Minister Tom Thabane and...
Ebola outbreak: R63m pledged for blood plasma trials
05:30 (GMT+2), Wed, 19 November 2014
New York - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged R63m towards a programme to increase production of experimental Ebola treatments in Guinea and other affected...
Zambia to vote for new president on January 20
17:56 (GMT+2), Tue, 18 November 2014
Lusaka - Zambia's acting president on Tuesday announced that a special election to replace the country's late leader will be held on January 20 next year.
Namibia dehorns rhino to fight poaching
16:18 (GMT+2), Mon, 17 November 2014
Windhoek - Namibian environmental authorities embarking on a de-horning exercise for black rhino have already spotted three carcasses left behind by poachers, an official...
Mujuru denies Mugabe assassination plot
11:58 (GMT+2), Mon, 17 November 2014
Harare - Zimbabwe's beleaguered Vice President Joice Mujuru defended herself on Monday against allegations that she masterminded a plot to assassinate President...
Congo declares itself free of Ebola
07:51 (GMT+2), Sun, 16 November 2014
Kigali - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo is free of the Ebola virus, which killed at least 49 people there during a three-month outbreak.
Ebola: Senegal reopens air and sea borders
11:18 (GMT+2), Sat, 15 November 2014
Dakar - Senegal has reopened air and sea borders with Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the countries worst hit by the Ebola virus.
Pray for successful repatriation: Archbishop
05:10 (GMT+2), Fri, 14 November 2014
Cape Town - South Africans should pray for the successful repatriation of the remains of the 85 people who died when a church building collapsed in Nigeria, Anglican...
Ebola virus continues to pop up in new places: WHO
06:07 (GMT+2), Thu, 13 November 2014
Bamako - More than 5 000 people have died in the Ebola outbreak that is ravaging West Africa, the World Health Organisation reported on Wednesday, marking another grisly...
Zambia holds requiem for late president
13:38 (GMT+2), Mon, 10 November 2014
Lusaka - Zambia Monday held a final requiem service for president Michael Sata ahead of his burial on Tuesday, after a week of lying in state in the capital city.
Ebola outbreak slowing in Liberia: WHO
07:17 (GMT+2), Sun, 09 November 2014
Freetown - The deadliest Ebola outbreak ever is finally slowing in Liberia, the worst-hit country, but still wreaking havoc in two neighbouring west African states amid...
Cyril Ramaphosa back in Lesotho
05:24 (GMT+2), Thu, 06 November 2014
Maseru - Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Lesotho on Wednesday to consolidate agreements reached during his last visit, his office said.
Zambian acting president Scott backs down
17:35 (GMT+2), Tue, 04 November 2014
Zambia's acting president Guy Scott backed down today after his attempt to sack the ruling party chief sparked riots and a rejection of his authority as a white leader in...
Zambia's white leader backs down
16:59 (GMT+2), Tue, 04 November 2014
Lusaka - Zambia's acting president Guy Scott backed down today after his attempt to sack the ruling party chief sparked riots and a rejection of his authority as a white...