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Monday 27 March 2017, 16:02 pm.
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.
Tue 09 Aug 2016, 12:37 pm
A Namibian boxer has been arrested by Brazilian police on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a maid in the Rio de Janeiro Olympic village.
Tue 05 Jul 2016, 10:48 am
The US space agency has successfully put a new probe in orbit around Jupiter. The Juno satellite, which left Earth five years ago, had to fire a rocket engine to slow its...
Tue 21 Jun 2016, 08:27 am
A Briton who tried to grab a police officer's gun at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas said he wanted to shoot the US candidate, court papers say.
Wed 04 May 2016, 10:48 am
Donald Trump has become the US Republican presidential nominee in all but name after victory in Indiana forced rival Ted Cruz from the race.
Tue 03 May 2016, 10:09 am
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been flown to South Africa to start a new life in a sanctuary.
Tue 12 Apr 2016, 09:17 am
The Zika virus is "scarier" than first thought and its impact on the US could be greater than predicted, public health officials have admitted.
Tue 05 Apr 2016, 09:37 am
Two planes collided at an airport in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, resulting in a wing bursting into flames.
Tue 22 Mar 2016, 10:20 am
On Tuesday 9 February, two Nigerian girls entered a camp for displaced people in the country's north-east. Minutes later they detonated their explosive vests, killing 58 ...
Tue 01 Mar 2016, 11:15 am
Barclays has reported a drop in full-year profits and a restructuring, including a reduction of its stake in its Africa business.
Tue 23 Feb 2016, 09:07 am
An Egyptian military court made a mistake by sentencing a four-year-old boy to life in prison for murder last week, the military has acknowledged.
Tue 16 Feb 2016, 10:43 am
A plane with a cargo of millions of South African rand has been impounded in Zimbabwe after a dead body was found on board, state-run media report.
Tue 09 Feb 2016, 09:33 am
The Swiss city of Lausanne has banned outdoor silent discos, saying that they are too noisy.
Tue 19 Jan 2016, 12:00 pm
Social network Twitter is offline for many users, with web visitors being greeted by an error page.
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