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Tuesday 17 April 2018, 06:00 am.
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 06:00 am
Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said.
Mon 26 Feb 2018, 15:02 pm
A Tanzanian opposition MP has been handed a five-month prison sentence after being found guilty of defaming President John Magufuli, The Citizen news site reports.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 11:48 am
Popular Nigerian child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, has announced she is going to work for Disney.
Tue 13 Feb 2018, 09:28 am
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will formally ask for President Jacob Zuma to resign after he refused to do so earlier, reports say.
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 17:38 pm
The Maldives government has declared a state of emergency for 15 days amid a political crisis in the island nation.
Mon 22 Jan 2018, 20:00 pm
Former international footballer George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia.
Mon 27 Nov 2017, 17:03 pm
Prince Harry says he is "thrilled" after announcing he is to marry US actress girlfriend Meghan Markle.
Tue 07 Nov 2017, 13:20 pm
Zimbabwe's Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post, the country's government has announced.
Tue 31 Oct 2017, 10:34 am
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a controversial re-run of the presidential election.
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 17:13 pm
The Egyptian capital Cairo has been described as the "most dangerous" megacity for women.
Tue 04 Jul 2017, 13:15 pm
North Korea says it has successfully tested its first "intercontinental ballistic missile" (ICBM).
Tue 30 May 2017, 14:59 pm
Golfer Tiger Woods says alcohol was "not involved" in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday.
Tue 09 May 2017, 09:36 am
"Brigitte! Brigitte! Brigitte!" chanted the crowd as she took the stage with her husband, newly elected President Emmanuel Macron. Who is she?
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:57 pm
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers...
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 11:41 am
Tanzania's deputy health minister Hamis Kingwangala has ordered three men who he accused of being gay to report to police for questioning - or risk arrest, reports the BB...
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 16:49 pm
A former Muslim preacher in Nigeria who had at least 86 wives has died aged 93.
Tue 17 Jan 2017, 07:26 am
US car giant Ford has recalled more than 4,500 of its Kuga model in South Africa for safety checks after dozens of them caught fire since 2015.
Tue 20 Dec 2016, 14:04 pm
The US electoral college has certified Donald Trump as president, despite a last-ditch effort to deny him the White House.
Tue 22 Nov 2016, 13:32 pm
Donald Trump has cancelled a meeting with the New York Times, a day after berating media chiefs at his headquarters for "unfair" coverage.
Mon 14 Nov 2016, 16:28 pm
An advice columnist's response to a letter about rape has sparked an angry backlash in Singapore and accusations of victim-blaming.
Tue 04 Oct 2016, 09:24 am
Attempts to give the maximum level of international protection to all African elephants have foundered at a key species conference in Johannesburg.
Tue 13 Sep 2016, 17:04 pm
South Africa has barred controversial US pastor Steven Anderson from visiting the county because of his critical remarks about homosexuality.
Tue 06 Sep 2016, 19:24 pm
US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had earlier called him a "son of a whore".
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 16:58 pm
A South African minister has thrown his support behind protesting female students, who accuse their high school of operating a racist hair policy.
Tue 16 Aug 2016, 09:57 am
A South African court has jailed a woman for 10 years for kidnapping a baby from her hospital bed 19 years ago and raising her as her own.
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