SA supports Ecowas mediation in crisis-hit Gambia - Dirco

2017-01-13 06:09

SA supports mediation efforts by the west African regional bloc Ecowas, aimed at persuading President Yahya Jammeh to step down after he lost in the December 1 elections, Dirco says.

Controversial prophet predicts turmoil, high profile death in SA, Zim, Moz, DRC

2017-01-03 12:09

Zimbabwe's controversial prophet and leader of the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries Walter Magaya has predicted "political and economic turmoil" in four countries in southern Africa, a report says.

SA slams 'violent' DRC protests

2016-12-20 21:30

The South African government has expressed concern over the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo following protests that resulted in several protesters being arrested in Pretoria.

1 South African killed in rebel attack on UN force in DRC

2016-12-19 14:50

The South African military says rebels in eastern DRC have attacked a South African unit that is part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission, killing one soldier and injuring two others.

Mugabe: 'Thank you Cde Jacob Zuma'

2016-12-18 17:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly paid tribute to his counterpart President Jacob Zuma and the African National Congress for "supporting" his ruling Zanu-PF party.

S Sudan rebel leader Machar 'moving freely without restriction in SA'

2016-12-16 14:50

South Sudan’s rebel group, the SPLM-IO has denied reports that its leader, former vice president Riek Machar, is under house arrest in South Africa, adding that Machar is in fact "moving freely without restriction".

SA says it is 'taking care' of S Sudan rebel chief Machar

2016-12-14 18:30

The South African government says South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar remains in South Africa and that it is "taking care" of him.

Malema 'entrusted with mammoth task of dethroning Mugabe', claims PAC

2016-12-04 17:30

Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema has reportedly come under fire following the remarks he made recently that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe must step down.

Top Africa stories: AU, Kenya, Zim

2016-11-30 20:29

Senegal's AU hopeful Abdoulaye Bathily says he has the capacity and experience to succeed Dlamini-Zuma, and Kenyatta is in the hot seat over opposition tweet.

Zuma, Museveni's 'shortest' meeting

2016-11-29 12:06

President Jacob Zuma found time to host his Ugandan counterpart President Yoweri Museveni, even as the ANC National Executive Committee was locked in a room debating his fate.


Nigeria attacks SA police after 'barbaric' death

2017-01-03 14:07

Nigeria has urged "urgent" diplomatic action after one of its citizens died in a violent confrontation with South African police, in what they called a "barbaric" and "extra-judicial" killing.

2016 in review: Was Africa all about 'doom and gloom'?

2016-12-30 08:00

Africa has had its highs and lows in 2016... As the curtain to the year comes down, News24 goes down memory lane, reflecting on some of those top stories.

Protests: DRC shuts down embassy in Pretoria 'until next year'

2016-12-20 20:00

South Africans wanting to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo would not be able to get any visas from the country’s Pretoria embassy until the new year.

I must inform SA on movements, says South Sudan rebel leader Machar

2016-12-18 22:00

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says he cannot leave his home in South Africa without first informing South African authorities.

Ramaphosa: As ANC 'we envy Zanu-PF'

2016-12-18 15:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party, saying that the ANC would continue to seek guidance from the liberation movement, a report

EXCLUSIVE: Congolese 'threaten to burn down' embassy in Pretoria

2016-12-16 13:01

DRC expatriates in Gauteng are set to have a "prayer meeting", days ahead of a planned march on the country’s embassy in Pretoria. The country's ambassador to SA says the protesters have "threatened to occupy and burn down the embassy".

S Sudan rebel leader Machar 'under house arrest' in SA - reports

2016-12-14 17:07

The South African government has denied reports that former South Sudan vice president and leader of the rebel group SPLM, Riek Machar is under house arrest outside Pretoria.

Adopt SA rand: Tsvangirai tells Mugabe

2016-12-03 14:34

Zimbabwean opposition MDC party leader Morgan Tsvangirai has called on President Robert Mugabe's administration to adopt the SA rand as its major trading currency amid cash shortages in the southern African country.

I've capacity and experience to succeed Dlamini-Zuma – says AU chair hopeful

2016-11-30 11:53

Senegal’s African Union Commission hopeful Abdoulaye Bathily, 69, has met with President Jacob Zuma, as the race to replace Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma hots up.

SA, China strengthen ties as leaders meet

2016-11-22 18:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao to renew and sign several agreements between the two countries, say reports.

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