Zambia names vice president as interim leader
16:19 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 October 2014
Lusaka - Zambian Vice President Guy Scott was named acting leader Wednesday following the death of President Michael Sata, making him Africa's first white head of state...
Ebola outbreak: US hails West Africa Ebola progress
12:16 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 October 2014
The US has praised Ebola-hit West African nations and foreign donors for their efforts in tackling the outbreak.America's UN envoy Samantha Power, on a visit to the...
Zambiese president sterf in Londen
09:31 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 October 2014
Londen - Die president van Zambië, 77-jarige Michael Sata, is gisteraand in Londen oorlede waar hy mediese behandeling ontvang het.
Zim doctors strike for better pay
13:40 (GMT+2), Tue, 28 October 2014
Harare - Patients waited in long queues while others were being turned away at state hospitals in Zimbabwe on Tuesday as hundreds of doctors staged a strike to press for...
Botswana polls 'free and fair': SADC
05:39 (GMT+2), Mon, 27 October 2014
Gaborone - Botswana's general elections were free and fair, the Southern African Development Community's electoral observer mission said on Sunday.
Mali won't close border with Guinea
11:47 (GMT+2), Sun, 26 October 2014
Bamako - Mali will not close its border with neighbouring Guinea after a 2-year-old girl infected with Ebola was brought across the frontier by her grandmother and died...
Khama re-elected as Botswana president
07:44 (GMT+2), Sun, 26 October 2014
Gaborone - Botswana President Ian Khama has won a second term in power after his party secured a parliamentary majority at the polls.
Ramaphosa: SA will stand by Lesotho
11:46 (GMT+2), Sat, 25 October 2014
Johannesburg - South Africa, in the spirit of former ANC president Oliver Tambo, will stand by Lesotho as it works towards a better future, the party's deputy president...
20 drown on Kariba
11:26 (GMT+2), Sat, 25 October 2014
Lusaka - At least 20 people, mainly schoolchildren, are believed to have died in Zambia after a boat capsized during celebrations for the nation's golden anniversary of...
Mali reports first case of Ebola
06:53 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 October 2014
Bamako - Mali's health ministry on Thursday said the country had its first confirmed case of Ebola after a two-year-old girl, who had recently been in Guinea, tested...
Maseru Security Accord signed: Ramaphosa
05:17 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 October 2014
Maseru - The Maseru Security Accord, a new deal aimed at promoting security in Lesotho, was signed in the country on Thursday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
DNA analysis starts on church collapse victims
13:44 (GMT+2), Thu, 23 October 2014
Cape Town - DNA samples of the 116 victims of the church building collapse in Nigeria have arrived at a laboratory in South Africa for analysis, Minister in the...
Slegs Nigerië en Senegal Ebola-vry
07:23 (GMT+2), Thu, 23 October 2014
Kaapstad - Slegs gebiede wat vir 42 dae geen nuwe gevalle van Ebola aangemeld het nie, is vry van die pandemie.
Unknown when SA bodies will be returned
12:54 (GMT+2), Wed, 22 October 2014
Lagos - There was still no news on when the bodies of more than 80 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria will be returned home, a government spokeswoman...
Norwegian Ebola patient cured
07:40 (GMT+2), Tue, 21 October 2014
Oslo - A Norwegian woman who contracted the Ebola virus while working for Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone was cured and released from an isolation unit Monday.
Nigeria declared Ebola-free
13:53 (GMT+2), Mon, 20 October 2014
Lagos - Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, was declared Ebola-free on Monday as European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt the spread of...
Ramaphosa arrives in Lesotho
12:38 (GMT+2), Mon, 20 October 2014
Maseru - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Maseru, Lesotho, on Monday as part of the Southern African Development Community's (SADC)efforts to bring stability...
'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...