1 Tanzanian, 7 Malawian soldiers killed in eastern DRC

2018-11-16 08:00

At least eight United Nations peacekeepers have been killed in an operation against a rebel militia in eastern DRC, the UN Security Council says.

Seven peacekeepers killed, 10 wounded in DRC fighting: UN

2018-11-15 21:31

Seven peacekeepers were killed and 10 others were wounded during a joint military operation with troops from the Democratic Republic of Congo against rebels in the east of the country, a UN spokesperson has said.

Malawi nurse under fire for taking selfie with naked pregnant woman in labour ward

2018-11-15 10:18

A nurse at a hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, has reportedly been suspended, pending further investigation, after she took a selfie with an unsuspecting naked pregnant woman in the background.

Malawi court halts 'racist' Gandhi statue plan

2018-10-31 21:00

Campaigners in Malawi have won an injunction to temporarily halt work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the commercial capital as part of a $10 million construction deal with Delhi.

Malawi villagers search through river silt in new gold rush

2018-10-26 18:58

The gold rush is only four months old in Nathenje, Malawi, but already there are thousands of prospectors digging, shovelling and sifting soil in the age-old search for a nugget that will transform their lives.

Man kills granny, 105, over witchcraft claims – report

2018-10-18 07:15

A Malawian man, 30, has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations.

Top Africa stories: Ailing Zim FM in SA, Melania Trump

2018-10-07 09:31

Ailing Zimbabwean Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo has reportedly been flown to SA for medical treatment, and Melania Trump is promoting US agency in Africa.

Struggling Malawi school gets 1.4 million books from Melania Trump

2018-10-04 20:22

Melania Trump got a different view of educating children as she visited an African primary school that has benefited from US assistance but struggles with an enrollment of more than 8 500 students.

Melania Trump touches down in Africa

2018-10-02 12:56

Melania Trump has arrived in Ghana on the first leg of her maiden, solo tour of Africa that has been billed as a chance to carve her own diplomatic path.

Melania Trump carves solo path in Africa visit

2018-10-01 21:06

Melania Trump leaves Washington - and her husband's shadow - for a four-country tour of Africa that will give the glamorous and at times enigmatic first lady a chance to carve her own diplomatic path.


Top Africa stories: Malawi nurse, Zimbabweans reflect on Mugabe ouster

2018-11-16 05:51

A nurse in Malawi is under fire for taking a selfie with a naked pregnant woman in a labour ward, and Zimbabweans are reflecting on former president Robert Mugabe's ouster a year ago.

Four Malawian UN soldiers killed in DRC: Malawi army

2018-11-15 20:35

Four Malawian peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed, the Malawian military has said.

Malawi President Mutharika sacks his deputy ahead of 2019 presidential polls

2018-11-09 12:00

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has reportedly sacked his deputy, Saulos Chilima, in a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of a presidential election next year.

Wandile Sihlobo: Predicting the El Niño effect

2018-10-30 12:16

The most important crop to help predict how the African region will weather the forecast El Niño is maize – a starchy staple for many countries, says Wandile Sihlobo.

Top Africa stories: Zimbabweans react angrily to Mnangagwa's pic, Man kills granny over witchcraft claims

2018-10-19 07:57

Zimbabweans have reacted angrily to a picture of President Emmerson Mnangagwa being vaccinated against cholera, and a Malawian man has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations.

The pith helmet worn by Melania Trump on safari in Africa 'is a relic of colonialism'

2018-10-16 08:20

Melania Trump’s pith helmet was never just a hat to keep off the sun. It is a symbol of how race and colonialism ghosts shape the African landscape when it comes to safari, poaching and trophy hunting, writes The Conversation.

Top Africa stories: Zim white farmer retains his land, Melania Trump in Malawi

2018-10-05 08:04

A Zimbabwean court has reportedly ordered "illegal occupiers" of a white farmer's property in Goromonzi to "vacate the land immediately", and Melania Trump is visiting Malawi, the second stop on a five-day goodwill visit to Africa.

PICS: Melania Trump visits school in Malawi, part of Africa tour

2018-10-04 18:00

Melania Trump, on the second stop of a five-day goodwill tour of Africa, visited a school in Malawi, where the young children sang that they were so happy to see her.

Melania Trump departs Washington on Africa trip

2018-10-02 10:00

US First lady Melania Trump has departed from Washington on her first big international trip without the president.

Melania Trump has 'some heavy lifting to do' on her solo Africa trip

2018-10-01 11:22

First lady Melania Trump heads for Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour that will take her to every corner of the vast continent.

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