Lungu elected Zambian president
07:42 (GMT+2), Sun, 25 January 2015
Lusaka - The candidate from the ruling Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has won Zambia's presidential election called after President Michael Sata died in October.
Lungu takes early lead in Zambian election
16:43 (GMT+2), Thu, 22 January 2015
Lusaka - Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu took an early lead on Thursday against his rival Hakainde Hichilema in Zambia's second presidential election in three years...
SA medical team ready for Ebola fight
17:11 (GMT+2), Mon, 19 January 2015
Johannesburg - South Africa will send a doctor and 10 nurses to Sierra Leone to help combat Ebola in West Africa, a non-profit organisation said on Monday.
Rescue SA volunteers to help in Malawi
16:37 (GMT+2), Mon, 19 January 2015
Johannesburg - Around 30 specialist volunteers of Rescue SA will head to Malawi on Wednesday to help with search and rescue operations in the flood-hit country, the...
200,000 displaced by Malawi floods
05:17 (GMT+2), Mon, 19 January 2015
Lilongwe - Around 200,000 people have been displaced by flood waters in Malawi as the country braces for more rains, humanitarian group the Gift of the Givers said on...
SA troops helping flood-hit Mozambique
10:39 (GMT+2), Sun, 18 January 2015
Cape Town - South African troops were helping to deliver shelter to people affected by flooding in Mozambique, the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) said on Sunday.
Mugabe to have Vic Falls birthday bash
12:02 (GMT+2), Thu, 15 January 2015
Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plans to celebrate his 91st birthday with a party in the resort town of Victoria Falls, the ruling party's youth league...
Lesotho kry vandag 700 ton mieliemeel
14:49 (GMT+2), Wed, 14 January 2015
Maseru - ’n Konvooi met ’n besending van 700 ton mieliemeel word vandag deur die regering en die Verenigde Nasies se Wêreldvoedselprogram na die hongergeteisterde Lesotho...
Grace denies being behind evictions
07:37 (GMT+2), Sun, 11 January 2015
Harare - The Zimbabwe government has denied First Lady Grace Mugabe was behind the demolition of homes and the eviction of villagers to make way for a wildlife sanctuary...
Girl (10) detonates bomb in Nigeria
07:36 (GMT+2), Sun, 11 January 2015
Maiduguri - A bomb strapped to a young girl exploded in a busy market place in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than 20.
Evicted Zim families turn to court
09:12 (GMT+2), Sat, 10 January 2015
Harare - Around 150 families, who had their homes in central Zimbabwe demolished this week to make way for a game reserve for First Lady Grace Mugabe, are waiting to hear...
Pitt, Jolie donate cheetah enclosure
05:30 (GMT+2), Wed, 07 January 2015
Windhoek - American film stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have continued supporting a Namibian private wildlife sanctuary with a new enclosure for endangered cheetah...
Body of missing US citizen found in Namibia
05:31 (GMT+2), Tue, 06 January 2015
Windhoek - The body of a US citizen who went missing at Namibia's border with Angola on New Year's Eve was found after a four-day search on Monday, police said.
Ten killed in flooded Zimbabwe rivers
07:15 (GMT+2), Sun, 04 January 2015
Harare - Ten people have been killed and six others marooned by flooded rivers in northern Zimbabwe, state radio reported Saturday.
DRC rebels miss disarmament deadline: Zuma
07:04 (GMT+2), Sun, 04 January 2015
Pretoria - The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) have missed the deadline set by the Southern African Development Community to voluntarily disarm...
Mozambique court confirms ruling party won election
09:28 (GMT+2), Wed, 31 December 2014
Maputo - Mozambique's electoral body on Tuesday confirmed the ruling Frelimo party's candidate Filipe Nyusi had won October's presidential election, as the opposition...