Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe was misled over $100m Chinese facility, officials have revealed, and at least 124 school teachers have been dismissed in Mozambique over 'sexual harassment'.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says heads are set to roll in his cabinet soon after elections, and the search for survivors following a dam burst in Kenya is continuing.
Hundreds gathered at Africa Unity Square across from the Zimbabwe Parliament on Tuesday, ahead of Zanu-PF's impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe. This is what they had to say. Watch.
Zimbabwe's ruling party on Sunday held a special central committee meeting at the party's headquarters in Harare and resolved to have President Robert Mugabe removed as its leader. Watch.
Zimbabwe War Veterans chief Christopher Mutsvangwa has warned of 'fireworks' on Saturday, as President Robert Mugabe continues to dig in his heels after the army stepped in this week in an attempt to force the veteran leader to step down. Watch.
Zimbabwe's only independent member of Parliament and former Zanu-PF member Temba Mliswa says citizens in that country are happy that their lives have been placed in the hands of the military.
The sacking of VP Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post is 'a confirmation of a serious crisis in Zanu-PF", the opposition says, and two petitions have been filed in Kenya's Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.
A 25-year-old American journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, on account of an alleged tweet that described the ageing leader as "selfish and sick", has been remanded in custody after denying the accusations.
A Zimbabwean government policy that provides long term leases to black farmers and short term ones to their white counterparts has been described by analysts as "discriminatory and bad for the country's economy," says a report.
Kenya's repeat presidential elections will be held as planned, the electoral boardsays, and President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party has launched a fundraising drive to raise at least $8m for its extra-ordinary congress.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF lawyers have reportedly claimed that the country's main opposition party missed the deadline to submit its petition over the country's recently held elections.
Christopher Mutsvangwa, chairman of the liberation movement, says he was very humbled by what the people of Zimbabwe did on Saturday, and that they want to defeat the tyranny of Robert Mugabe and his family so that Zimbabwe can start afresh. Watch.
Despite earlier reports and general expectation from the public, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has NOT resigned in his much-anticipated address to the nation on Sunday evening. Instead, he said he will preside over the next Zanu-PF congress. Watch.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe appeared publicly for the first time since the military takeover in a defiant gesture, but faces pressure to step down from his party ahead of weekend protests.
Talks are set to continue after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe refused to resign during a crunch meeting with military generals who have seized control of the country. News24 met with Zimbabweans who are still struggling to eke out a living. Watch.
President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), is sending Special Envoys to Zimbabwe and Angola in light of the unfolding situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe. Watch.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, and a former Kenyan lawmaker and businessman has filed a petition challenging a presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe openly pilloried his deputy and possible successor, saying he might sack him, in a combative speech at a rally where his wife Grace was booed by some in the crowd.
Zimbabwe's opposition, the MDC party has described as "thoroughly ill", the granting of an honorary doctorate in agricultural Sciences to President Robert Mugabe by the Lupane State University, says a report.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, is reportedly set to be honoured by African youths and students attending the 19th youth festival held in Sochi, Russia for "championing the fight against imperialism".
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