Africa

Africa Zimbabwe:Women Pin Hopes On First Lady Over Sanitary Wear Price Hike

By Jeoffrey Ncube A cross section of Zimbabwean women have called on the first lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa to intervene towards the increase in sanitary wear prices as they have skyrocketed in... More

Africa South Africa:'Govt Committed to Overseeing Turnaround at Energy Giant'

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says government remains committed to overseeing the turnaround of power utility Eskom in order to improve its liquidity position and restore investor... More

Africa South Sudan:Juba Slams African Union, U.S. Sanctions Drive

Photo: Isaac Billy UN Protection of Civilians site in Malakal, South Sudan By Joseph Oduha South Sudan has slammed the African Union and the US for calling for all-out sanctions... More

Africa Kenya:Supporters Irked By Absence of Nasa Principals At Raila Event

By Vivere Nandiemo National Super Alliance supporters have expressed disappointment in the other three principals who did not turn up for Raila Odinga's 'swearing-in'. Mr Odinga took the oath... More

Africa South Africa:Principal, Teachers Implicated in High School Sex Video Removed - Education MEC

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says three officials and teachers implicated in videos and pictures of a sexual nature at Reiger Park NR2 High School on the East Rand were removed on Tuesday,... More

Africa Liberia:Weah Reduces His Salary, Urges Lawmakers to Do Same

Photo: FrontPage Africa President Weah poised for the playing of the national anthem. By Jimmey C. Fahngon As part of effort to help address the current economic situation in Liberia,... More

Africa Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut

The opposition leader Raila Odinga lost elections last year, but his supporters convened in the capital for an alternate “inauguration.” More

Africa Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut

The opposition leader Raila Odinga lost elections last year, but his supporters convened in the capital for an alternate “inauguration.” More

Africa Bus-sized dinosaur is found in Egypt

Mansourasaurus shahinae will help paleontologists understand the course of dinosaur evolution in Africa. More

Africa Liberian President George Weah cuts salary as 'sacrifice in broken economy'

In one of his first acts as President of Liberia, George Weah announced he will cut his salary by 25% as part of an effort to confront his country's "broken economy." More

Africa Hugh Masekela: The man behind the music

South African music legend Hugh Masekela has passed away after a long battle with cancer. We take a look at the life of influential jazz musician. More

Africa Who is George Weah?

Former soccer star George Weah has scored a victory over incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai in Liberia's presidential runoff. More

Africa Four dead in Kenya blaze as fire trucks 'run out of water'

A fire in the Lang'ata neighborhood of Nairobi on Sunday night killed four people and left an estimated 6,000 people homeless, according to the National Disaster Management Unit. More

Africa The luxury lure of medical tourism in Mauritius

Mauritius, an island-nation nestled off the southeast coast of the African mainland, is known for its beautiful beaches and wildlife. Every year one million tourists travel to the island but not... More

Africa LadySmith Black Mambazo wins fifth Grammy award

South Africa's LadySmith Black Mambazo won a fifth Grammy award at Sunday's award ceremony. More

Africa Exploited and Extorted, 30 Africans Drown While Trying to Return Home From Yemen

En route to Djibouti, the Ethiopians and Somalis died after a confrontation with traffickers in an overloaded boat. More

Africa Trilobites: Elephants Are Very Scared of Bees. That Could Save Their Lives.

Researchers have compared the reactions of elephants in Africa and Asia to bee swarms, in efforts at protecting the endangered animals from angered farmers or poachers. More

Africa Hugh Masekela, Trumpeter and Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies at 78

The pioneer of South African jazz came to the forefront of the country’s music in the 1950s as a member of the Jazz Epistles, gaining international fame after moving to the United States in 1960. More

Africa In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

The discovery could rewrite the migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years when Homo sapiens were thought to have first left Africa. More

Africa Ivory Coast Arrests Six in Ring That Smuggled Parts of Elephants, Leopards and Pangolins

The crackdown follows another major bust of an ivory trafficking network in Gabon More