Pope issues strong appeal for traditional family values

2015-11-26 14:07

Pope Francis has issued a strong appeal for traditional family values in his first public Mass in Africa.

Angolans desperate for forex seek euros

2015-11-20 17:15

Some Angolan banks running low on dollars are offering customers euro notes and other foreign currencies.

EU leaders approve $1.9bn migrant trust fund for Africa

2015-11-12 13:45

EU leaders attending a summit with their African counterparts have approved a $1.9bn trust fund for Africa aimed at tackling the root causes of mass migration to Europe.

El Nino threatens millions of children in Africa, says UN

2015-11-11 11:37

At least 11 million children in eastern and southern Africa face hunger, disease, and water shortages as a result of the strongest El Nino weather phenomenon in decades, the Unicef says.

In Africa, local companies outplay multinationals - report

2015-11-10 13:32

Local African companies have gained a competitive edge on the continent over their multinational counterparts and are making inroads where overseas players once dominated, says a report.

Africa puts security hopes in foreign-funded, home-grown strike force

2015-10-29 14:34

Backed by tanks, armoured vehicles and plenty of EU cash, thousands of African soldiers took to an imaginary enemy in the arid heart of SA this week, the last joint exercises before a home-grown continental strike force goes live.

Africa's longest-serving leaders

2015-10-27 17:00

Since African nations won independence, many leaders have tried, often successfully, to stay in power by amending their constitutions to change the cap set on presidential mandates. The latest example is Congo ruler Denis Sassou Nguesso.

African women set the record straight on sex

These women are tired of all the negative connotations when it comes to sex and women.

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Africa can quadruple green energy

2015-10-05 20:01

Renewable energy sources could supply nearly a quarter of Africa's power needs by 2030, more than four times the current levels.

Mining, oil threaten most of Africa's natural heritage sites - group

2015-10-01 17:42

Mining, oil and gas exploration poses a threat to 61% of Africa’s Unesco-approved Natural World Heritage Sites and nearly one-third of sites worldwide, the WWF conservation group says.


'Child brides' suffer, but AU seeks to end custom

2015-11-25 14:50

The African Union is set to meet in Zambia this week to hold its first conference on "Ending Child Marriage in Africa" –m a small step in efforts to protect the girl child.

Africa blasts ICC as world crimes court members meet

2015-11-19 07:44

The AU has blasted the world’s only permanent war crimes court for its unrelenting focus on the continent, as it called for a case against Kenya’s deputy president to be dropped.

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.

This hashtag shows you the beautiful parts of Africa you never get to see

2015-11-11 08:05

Africans have started a social media campaign, #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou, to show the beautiful and rich diversity in our continent.

Massmart sales shoot up by 9%

2015-11-10 11:32

Massmart has announced that sales have increased to R69.8bn, 8.7% higher than the previous corresponding 45-week period.

India's Modi, Zimbabwe's Mugabe press for UN reform

2015-10-29 11:25

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi and Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe have called for reform of the UN, saying it needs to reflect the growing power of emerging nations on the global stage.

China’s economic slowdown threatens African progress

2015-10-27 07:51

China's economy has continued to slow despite efforts by its leaders to give it a boost, which is very bad news for an increasingly dependent Africa, says Robert Rotberg.

Why we may be facing the hottest year ever

2015-10-09 09:44

With temperatures in the North East already reaching a scorching 40°C, South Africans are making the best out of a sweaty situation.

Ex-Botswana president slams corrupt African leaders

2015-10-02 18:03

Botswana’s former president Ketumile Masire has reportedly criticised corrupt African leader, saying this was a problem undermining service delivery and imposing heavy costs on economies.

Meet Africa’s wealthiest and most influential business women.

Meet Africa’s wealthiest and most influential business women.

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