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Thu 16 May 2019, 14:56 pm
Saray Khumalo, a Zambia-born Johannesburg resident, on Thursday morning became the first black African woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, 8,848m.
Thu 16 May 2019, 11:33 am
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 15:24 pm
A leader of the Chinese community in northern Nigeria has been crowned, or "turbaned", as a chief by the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 14:16 pm
Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end to months of speculation.
Wed 27 Mar 2019, 15:15 pm
The Mozambican authorities say that cholera has emerged in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, AFP news agency reports.
Wed 13 Feb 2019, 17:17 pm
Zimbabwe’s cabinet has promised to repeal a controversial law long used to suppress the media.
Wed 06 Feb 2019, 16:48 pm
Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary, who were arrested by the Hawks on Friday, were on Wednesday granted bail of R100,000 each.
Thu 17 Jan 2019, 16:31 pm
A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead while driving home, after a politician called for retribution against him.
Mon 14 Jan 2019, 12:14 pm
Commuters have been stranded in Zimbabwe's two main cities as angry protesters reacted to a more than doubling by blocking buses from carrying passengers, reports AFP new...
Thu 10 Jan 2019, 09:08 am
Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo's tightly contested presidential vote, the electoral commission says.
Thu 06 Dec 2018, 11:08 am
The daughter of the founder of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States.
Wed 05 Dec 2018, 13:58 pm
A satanic group has added its own statue to a series of displays in the government building of the US state of Illinois to mark the festive season.
Wed 28 Nov 2018, 14:33 pm
People of African descent are facing "widespread and entrenched prejudice and exclusion" across the European Union, a study suggests.
Tue 20 Nov 2018, 13:41 pm
For the second year in a row the charity Water Aid has highlighted Ethiopia's poor record when it comes to access to toilets at home.
Wed 07 Nov 2018, 11:08 am
The Democrats have taken control of the US House of Representatives in the mid-term elections, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump.
Tue 06 Nov 2018, 11:36 am
Dozens of people, mostly school pupils, have been kidnapped from a boarding school in the west of Cameroon.
Thu 01 Nov 2018, 12:03 pm
Prominent Ethiopian human rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi has been elected as the first woman to head the country's federal supreme court.
Wed 24 Oct 2018, 15:19 pm
Jabulani Tsambo, better known by his stage name, Hip Hop Pantsula, HHP, or Jabba has died. He was 38.
Thu 11 Oct 2018, 14:40 pm
The man said to be Africa's youngest billionaire has been kidnapped by masked gunmen in Tanzania's main city Dar es Salaam, police say.
Tue 09 Oct 2018, 18:24 pm
South Africa's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has quit after admitting meeting members of the Gupta family, who have been accused of corruption.
Tue 25 Sep 2018, 17:16 pm
A son of Angola's long-serving former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been remanded in custody in connection with a $1.5bn (£1.1bn) embezzlement case.
Tue 25 Sep 2018, 11:43 am
A life-size statue of former South African president and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela has been unveiled at the UN's headquarters in New York.
Tue 18 Sep 2018, 13:00 pm
South Africa's highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places.
Fri 14 Sep 2018, 12:30 pm
Tens of thousands of homes are without power and sea water is sloshing through coastal streets as Hurricane Florence begins lashing the US East Coast.
Tue 11 Sep 2018, 13:38 pm
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has urged women to stop taking birth control pills, saying the country needs more people.
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