Nigerians starved of electricity access turn to solar

2017-02-21 20:58

Nigerians who have been starved of electricity access turn to solar as a US-backed project launches nationwide.

'Your hands are still wet with blood' - 9/11 mastermind to Obama

2017-02-09 10:28

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks has written to former US president Barack Obama to tell him 9/11 was a direct result of American foreign policy and the deaths of innocent people it has caused.

WATCH: Obama is on vacay and it’s the best thing ever!

2017-02-08 16:01

A vacation never looked so good!

Read ’em and weep

2017-02-05 06:16

The world looks on at Trump’s most prolific use of executive orders in modern history. The world looks on aghast.

Obama fights back: Former president's orbit resists Trump

2017-02-01 14:59

Former President Barack Obama's loyalists, former officials and even his spokesperson are speaking out against Trump.

A pristine first lady who kept it real

2017-01-29 06:09

I found it odd that former US first lady Michelle Obama picked childhood obesity as one of the main causes to champion. And I thought her fashion sense was pretty pedestrian. There, I said it.

Obama could have done more for Africa by supporting pro-democracy protests

2017-01-26 14:20

Demonstrations in sub-Saharan Africa have not been met with the same the praise that was poured on the Arab Spring uprisings, writes Benjamin Talton.

Top Africa stories: Jammeh, Zim, Nigeria

2017-01-23 19:44

Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, and Zimbabwe's education minister says "sport and mass display" will now be a compulsory school subject up to age 16.

Trump vows to cherish a 'beautiful letter' left by Obama

2017-01-23 10:19

US President Donald Trump made an emotional mention of a "beautiful letter" that he said Barack Obama had left for him in the White House.

Donald Trump: The world weeps

2017-01-22 06:10

The US is divided over its new president. While Trump’s supporters are hopeful, others are still reeling with disbelief.


Donald Trump is 'radical'... but 'give him time', says Mugabe

2017-02-19 18:00

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe says Donald Trump's Mexico wall "appears quite nasty" but the US president "might come up with better policies", state media reports.

'Someone tell Mugabe': Obama's post-presidency pics rile Zimbabweans

2017-02-09 06:08

Those pictures of Barack Obama enjoying himself on holiday with Richard Branson? Zimbabweans are looking at them and wishing their 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe would take a leaf out of the former US leader's book and hand over power.

Taking lessons for SA from Obama’s valedictory speeches

2017-02-05 11:17

With first Afrikaner nationalism and now African nationalism in SA, Obama’s farewell speeches present a cautionary tale about how the country could be going,

Israel evicts settlers from West Bank outpost

2017-02-02 06:54

Israeli police have begun evicting dozens of hardline Jewish settlers from a wildcat outpost, just hours after unveiling plans for new homes.

Breaking silence, Obama speaks out on Trump immigrants order

2017-01-31 06:00

Former President Barack Obama has praised protesters who have amassed across the country in opposition to President Donald Trump's immigration orders

House to take crack at repealing Obama-era regulations

2017-01-28 18:51

House Republicans are on track to overturn a handful of rules finalised in President Barack Obama's final months in office.

Trump undoes parts of Obama agenda with executive actions

2017-01-24 13:14

President Donald Trump signed three executive memorandums to kick off his first full week in the White House by undoing parts of his predecessor's agenda.

Obama's grandmother Sarah 'to retain state protection'

2017-01-23 12:41

Former US president Barack Obama's grandmother Sarah Obama is set to retain state protection even after her grandson ceased to be president last week, a report says.

Did Obama pass the race test?

2017-01-22 06:36

The former president’s efforts at promoting a post-racial US were minimal at best, writes Rapule Tabane

WATCH: Ellen’s touching tribute to the Obamas

2017-01-20 18:01

Ellen DeGeneres paid a touching tribute to Barack and Michelle Obama on their final day in the White House.

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