Ramaphosa arrives in Lesotho
13:26 (GMT+2), Tue, 30 September 2014
Johannesburg - SADC facilitator and South African Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has arrived in Lesotho for further mediation to bring stability to the country.
Poverty stokes populism across Southern Africa
09:52 (GMT+2), Tue, 30 September 2014
Pretoria - The last half century has been very good to southern Africa's political incumbents -- but persistent poverty and unemployment are now fuelling the rise of...
Nigerian four travelled on SA documents
05:27 (GMT+2), Tue, 30 September 2014
Pretoria - Four people killed in the Nigerian building collapse were travelling on South African documents, causing confusion about the local death toll, an official said...
Ebola death toll passes 3 000
07:54 (GMT+2), Sun, 28 September 2014
The World Health Organization has announced that death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000.
Bounty offered for al-Shabaab leader
07:52 (GMT+2), Sun, 28 September 2014
Mogadishu - A 2-million-dollar bounty is being offered for information leading to the capture of the new leader of the al-Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia.
Boko Haram releases kidnapped schoolgirl
06:51 (GMT+2), Fri, 26 September 2014
Abuja - One of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram rebels in the northeastern Nigerian village of Chibok was freed this week, police and a parent of...
Ebola vaccine could be ready by end of year
05:47 (GMT+2), Thu, 25 September 2014
Dakar - The World Health Organisation says a vaccine might be available in large enough quantities by the end of the year to help control West Africa's Ebola outbreak.
IMF says no more money until Zim pays debts
12:29 (GMT+2), Wed, 24 September 2014
Harare - The International Monetary Fund has scotched suggestions that cash-strapped Zimbabwe could get fresh financial aid, saying it must first service old debts.
Nigeria mum on probe into building collapse
07:30 (GMT+2), Wed, 24 September 2014
Lagos - Nigerian officials were tight-lipped on Tuesday about the scope of a probe into a fatal church building collapse in Lagos that killed 115, as anger mounted...
Ebola contained in Nigeria and Senegal
08:16 (GMT+2), Tue, 23 September 2014
Geneva - Two of the five countries affected by the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak are managing to halt the spread of the disease, the World Health Organization said on...
Ramaphosa in Lesotho again
15:25 (GMT+2), Mon, 22 September 2014
Maseru - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Maseru, Lesotho, for talks to restore stability in the mountain kingdom.
Lagos-dodetal styg tot 115
14:21 (GMT+2), Mon, 22 September 2014
Lagos - Die dodetal in die Lagos gastehuis-tragedie het met 29 gestyg. Die aanvanklike getal van 86, van wie 84 Suid-Afrikaners was, staan nou op 115.
Nóg bewerings van omkopery teen prediker T.B. Joshua
08:19 (GMT+2), Mon, 22 September 2014
Lagos - 'n Nigeriese joernalis beweer dat die omstrede prediker, T.B. Joshua probeer het om plaaslike joernaliste om te koop en so te verseker dat hulle nie oor sterftes...
Nigeria building collapse: SA girl (4) found alive
07:27 (GMT+2), Sat, 20 September 2014
Lagos - A four-year-old South African girl was found alive at the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, the Gift of the Givers (GOTG) said on...
Police and military exchange gunfire in Maseru
11:44 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 September 2014
Maseru - Police and military exchanged gunfire in Lesotho's capital Maseru in the early hours of Friday, the latest spasm of violence to rock Africa's tiny mountain...