Top Africa Stories : S Sudan, DRC, Moz, Somalia

2016-10-21 20:33

More African countries 'likely to pull out of ICC after SA', says expert, South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says he could return to his country as early as next month, and peace talks continue in Mozambique.

Malawi leader Mutharika says he is in 'excellent health'

2016-10-21 18:00

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has boasted of enjoying excellent health despite suffering from rheumatism which attacked his right shoulder as he returned from the United States last weekend.

More African countries 'likely to pull out of ICC after SA'

2016-10-21 13:50

SA's decision to pull out from the ICC is likely to lead "more African countries into wanting to follow in its footsteps", a researcher at the Institute of Security Studies says.

Mugabe critic to be buried at national heroes shrine – reports

2016-10-20 19:32

Zimbabwean national hero Cephas George Msipa who died on Monday would be laid to rest at the country’s national hero’s shrine in Harare.

Mugabe opponents 'ready for fresh demos after police ban'

2016-10-20 13:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's opponents have called for renewed protest action after the ban on demonstrations imposed last month expired.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Moz, Burundi, DRC

2016-10-19 21:06

US President Barack Obama's half-brother Malik Obama is set to attend presidential debate as Trump's guest, Zimbabwean children go hungry and Burundi set to pull out of ICC.

Hunger: At least 80 000 Zim children 'at risk of dropping out of school'

2016-10-19 13:05

At least 80 000 school-going children in Zimbabwe are reportedly at risk of losing out on education because of hunger "which has reached alarming levels".

Zim graduation protest students hauled before disciplinary committee - Lawyers

2016-10-19 08:50

Three students who took part in a peaceful protest at their University of Zimbabwe graduation ceremony last month have been summoned to a disciplinary hearing for behaving in a way that might harm the university's interests, rights lawyers says.

#HowTheyRobbedUs (and other stories you've missed from Zimbabwe)

2016-10-19 06:08

As top officials from President Robert Mugabe's government shrug off allegations of corruption, fed-up Zimbabweans have taken to Twitter to tweet their examples of #HowTheyRobbedUs.

Top Africa stories : Zim, Nigeria, Moz, Benin

2016-10-18 18:23

Zimbabwe's opposition tells electoral body to ensure free and fair elections in 2018, Benin leader earns social media applauds and circumstances surrounding the death of former Machel remain unclear.


Zimbabwe pays IMF arrears, first step to restoring lending

2016-10-21 20:30

Zimbabwe has paid off 15 years of arrears with the International Monetary Fund, taking the first key step towards restoring its access to international loans.

Mozambique army destroys Renamo bases as talks continue

2016-10-21 15:15

Security forces in Mozambique have revealed that they have devised a strategy to “knock out” opposition National Resistance Movement rebels from their bases.

Top Africa stories : Nigeria, I Coast, Zim, DRC

2016-10-20 21:05

Opponents of Mugabe ready for fresh demonstrations after police ban, I coast detains opposition leaders after mass protest and Nigerian president Buhari meets 21 Chibok schoolgirls.

How to cool a cheetah: Vets at Namibian reserve develop new ways

2016-10-20 15:35

Wildlife vets have known for some time that one of the biggest threats to cheetahs when they're put under anaesthetic is hyperthermia.

WATCH: New film explores complexities of Zimbabwe's land seizures

2016-10-20 08:39

How do you make a film about Zimbabwe's controversial land reform programme without getting mired in years of frustration and anger - and stereotypes?

Mutharika 'has failed to have a benefiting plan for Malawi', says opposition

2016-10-19 18:40

Opposition Malawi Congress Party has called for President Peter Mutharika's resignation, saying he has "completely failed to run the nation".

Exiled Zim cleric Mawarire denied entry in the UK – reports

2016-10-19 11:52

Exiled Zimbabwean cleric Evan Mawarire has been denied entry into the United Kingdom after failing to secure travel documents, reports say.

Mozambique peace talks resume after negotiator's murder

2016-10-19 07:12

Peace talks between the Mozambican government and the main opposition Renamo, have resumed, a week after they were halted following the killing of an opposition negotiator, an international mediator says.

8 dead in Angola concert stampede - police, witness

2016-10-18 23:00

At least eight spectators were killed at a music festival in Angola at the weekend, police say, with one witness saying that a stampede started at the over-crowded stadium where doors had been locked.

Malawians slam lack of transparency on Mutharika's health

2016-10-18 17:00

Malawi's president is back home after a one-month trip overseas that intensified speculation about his health, and some countrymen are criticising what they call a lack of transparency about his condition.

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