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Nigeria sees 'massive spike' in death sentences: Amnesty International

2017-04-12 11:02

Nigeria handed down an astonishing 527 death sentences in 2016, three times more than the previous year, in what Amnesty International has described as a "massive and worrying spike".

Eskom seals another electricity sales deal

2017-04-06 16:44

Eskom’s plan to increase its electricity exports is gaining momentum as it has signed a second firm power sales agreement in just over a week.

Strong 6.5-magnitude quake strikes Botswana

2017-04-03 21:07

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 has struck the southern African nation of Botswana, US seismologists say, with the tremor felt in several neighbouring countries.

Botswana journos investigating Khama's holiday home 'detained, threatened'

2017-03-12 08:00

Three journalists who tried to get a closer look at Botswana President Ian Khama's holiday home last week were allegedly detained and threatened by plain clothes security agents, according to a local NGO.

Botswana shoots at least 22 cattle 'stolen from Zimbabwe'

2017-03-08 17:08

Botswana authorities have reportedly shot at least 22 cattle that were allegedly stolen from Zimbabwe's Bulilima district.

Jealousy made them do it

2017-02-12 06:01

Malawian businessman Simbi Phiri says an investigation into his undeclared money reeks of pettiness and spite.

Botswana: Opposition forms coalition to challenge Ian Khama's party in 2019 polls

2017-02-06 10:17

Opposition groups have reportedly come together to form a coalition to challenge President Ian Khama's Botswana Democratic Party in 2019 elections.

Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat, a career politician at AU helm

2017-01-30 20:45

As Chad's foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been at the forefront of the fight against Islamists in Nigeria, Mali and the Sahel, raising his profile at home and abroad.

Senegal: Troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to go

2017-01-20 09:00

Senegalese troops have charged into neighboring Gambia in a show of force to oust longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh after he failed to step aside when his mandate ended at midnight

Botswana cops launch manhunt after 15 Zimbabweans escape jail

2017-01-17 10:04

Police in Botswana have launched a manhunt for 15 Zimbabwean fugitives who escaped from a prison in Francistown over the weekend after destroying the prison fence with manhole cover.

 

Amnesty says Botswana executed 1 criminal in 2016

2017-04-11 20:48

Amnesty International says Botswana was the only country in southern African to carry out an execution last year.

Botswana quake: At least 36 students 'affected', structural 'defects' reported

2017-04-04 18:30

At least 36 students from Mothamo Junior Secondary School in Moiyabana were "affected" after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit Botswana on Monday, the country’s National Disaster Management Office says.

Chad's Faki assumes African Union leadership, pledges reform

2017-03-14 22:02

Chad's former foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has assumed office as head of the African Union Commission, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's many crises.

Top Africa stories: Cyclone Enawo, Zim

2017-03-08 20:06

Tropical cyclone Enawo has killed three people and displacing hundreds as it buffeted Madagascar, and a crocodile shot dead by rangers in central Zimbabwe has been found with human remains.

Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

2017-02-18 11:30

Cyclone Dineo injured 55 and displaced more than 100 000 as it battered southern Mozambique, according to natural disasters agencies.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Botswana, Nigeria

2017-02-06 20:00

Muhammadu Buhari has extended his stay in the UK on health reasons, and opposition groups have reportedly come together to form a coalition to challenge Ian Khama's ruling party in 2019 elections.

ANC says AU's decision to re-admit Morocco is 'regrettable'

2017-01-31 11:04

The ANC has described as "regrettable" the African Union 's decision to re-admit Morocco into the regional bloc.

Is South Africa ditching Botswana?

2017-01-30 10:01

SA might have ditched its support for Botswana's candidate to become AU Commission chair, as hinted by International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane during an interview over the weekend.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Gambia, Botswana

2017-01-17 20:32

A prophet held for predicting Mugabe's death says he has "no regrets" for making the prophecy, and 8-year-old son of Gambia's Barrow has died after being bitten by dogs.

Rosamund Pike SA interview: Love is a powerful weapon

2016-12-07 07:01

Channel24 interviews British actress, Rosamund Pike, about her new film, A United Kingdom.

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