Thursday, March 20, 2014
South Africa's public ombudsman said Wednesday that some of the US$23 million taxpayer-funded refurbishments at President Jacob Zuma's luxurious residence were unlawful and ordered him to repay part of the cost.
Monday, March 17, 2014
At least seven people were killed and dozens more injured in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Saturday after thousands of panicked job-seekers stampeded during a government recruitment drive at the national stadium.
At least 100 people were killed in weekend attacks on three villages in central Nigeria, local officials said Sunday.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Rwanda's justice minister on Saturday hailed the sentencing by a French court of a former Rwandan army captain to 25 years in prison over the 1994 genocide as a “milestone.”
Accused of witchcraft or sorcery, children with cleft lips or palates are often driven into hiding in several African countries, forced to live as outcasts unless they receive an early operation.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Boko Haram Islamists attacked a military base in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Friday and freed dozens of insurgents from custody, the military said of the latest raid in the embattled city.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Libya's premier was ousted by parliament Tuesday after a tanker laden with crude oil from a rebel-held terminal broke through a naval blockade and escaped to sea, underscoring the weakness of the central government.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
An overcome Oscar Pistorius vomited in court on Monday as he listened to harrowing expert testimony about the autopsy of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom he is accused of murdering.
Monday, March 10, 2014
It's a common enough scenario in Nigeria and across Africa: how to get rid of pesky mosquitoes whose buzzing disturbs sleep and whose bites can carry malaria and other diseases.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Libya threatened to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker at an oil terminal held by militants in the restive east, saying it was being loaded illegally.