Zuma: Africa cannot prosper without peace

2015-11-22 10:00

The pursuit of peace in Africa is vital for the development and prosperity of the continent, President Jacob Zuma says.

EU presses African nations to accept migrants back

2015-11-12 09:04

The EU has pressed African leaders to take back thousands of people who do not qualify for asylum, as overwhelmed Slovenia began building a razor-wire border fence to keep migrants at bay.

Burundi crisis poses 'devastating' risk for region - AU

2015-11-05 09:51

The African Union has warned of its “deep concern” for troubled Burundi and the wider region if rivals do not resolve political differences peacefully.

Third term for Zuma?

2015-09-27 16:12

President Jacob Zuma’s loyalists are ­hedging their bets by launching a ­campaign for his third ANC term as ­growing uncertainty creeps in over which candidate he will appoint as his successor in the ANC in 2017.

South Sudan peace deal welcomed with optimism, caution

2015-08-27 13:49

A deal signed by South Sudan’s president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war has been given a cautious welcome, with both sides in the conflict urged to show good faith.

Burundi president to be sworn in for 3rd term

2015-08-20 12:07

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is set to be sworn in for a controversial third term in power, a top official says, following elections last month, weeks of protests and a failed coup.

South Sudan a disaster without deal

2015-08-20 05:16

South Sudan's warring rivals will bring disaster on themselves and the region if no peace deal is signed, the African Union has warned.

Angie Motshekga hits out at ANC’s power-hungry men

2015-08-02 16:00

ANC Women’s League president Angie Motshekga says the league will lobby strongly for a female president at the governing party’s 2017 elective conference.

Top Burundi official flees on eve of controversial vote

2015-06-29 09:53

The head of Burundi’s parliament has fled the country following weeks of violence, denouncing the president’s "illegal" third term bid.

Mediator proposes peace plan for South Sudan

2015-06-26 06:06

The chief mediator in South Sudan peace talks hpes a new 'compromise' proposal would put an end to 18 months of ethnic bloodletting in the world's youngest country.


Call for urgent Burundi unity meeting

2015-11-12 21:07

The United Nations, European Union and African Union have called for an urgent meeting between Burundi's government and opposition to be held outside the country.

Group issues Burundi 'conflict' warning

2015-11-06 12:23

After months of violence, troubled Burundi risks sliding into civil war, a leading tank has warned, issuing a "conflict alert" after a string of battled between gunmen.

Ministers lose seats as Tanzania counts polls

2015-10-27 17:59

Tanzania’s ruling party presidential candidate has taken an early lead as election officials counted votes for a second day, while several key ministers lost their seats.

ANC 'premier league' moving to secure Dlamini-Zuma presidency - claim

2015-09-07 14:39

The outcome of the ANC Youth League congress is just another step forward in working out Cyril Ramaphosa's role and securing the presidency for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a highly placed source says.

Burundi president says God on his side

2015-08-20 18:30

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has warned rebels that they will be crushed by God after being sworn in for a controversial third term following weeks of protests.

South Sudan peace deal in tatters as rivals blame each other

2015-08-20 11:01

Peace efforts in South Sudan are in tatters as warring rivals blame each other for attacks and the army claims that the rebels broke their own peace deal hours after signing.

International outcry after Burundian rights activist shot

2015-08-05 11:57

The attempted killing of a leading rights activist, shot in the face by a gunman, has triggered international outrage and stoked fears of worsening violence in Burundi.

African Union deploys observers to Burundi

2015-07-22 20:02

The African Union has begun deployment of military and human rights observers to Burundi, where vote counting was underway a day after a presidential election.

Burundi goes to polls, defies violence

2015-06-29 07:24

Burundi goes to the polls with the president defiant in his controversial bid for a third term in power, despite weeks of unrest that forced thousands to flee and prompted international calls for a delay.

More cracks surface in KZN ANC

2015-06-10 13:24

More cracks are surfacing in the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal following a meeting between the party’s top brass and the Provincial Executive Committee.

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