Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
An Algerian prosecutor is seeking a year's prison sentence for Fodil Boumala, a leading figure in the country's protest movement, an advocacy group said Monday.
Libya's warring sides have proposed a draft ceasefire agreement that would see the United Nations monitor the safe return of civilians to their homes, the UN says.
At least 46 rhino have been slaughtered in Botswana in 10 months, a government official says, as the southern African wildlife haven reports a surge in poaching of the endangered species.
Nigeria's environment ministry has ordered an investigation into a video showing an endangered manatee being dragged along a street after the images of the captured sea mammal sparked outrage from conservationists.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has appeared in court over the murder of his estranged wife after a weekend in which he was said to be receiving emergency medical care in South Africa.
Two sides have claimed victory in Togo's presidential election as the main challenger to incumbent Faure Gnassingbe cried foul, citing "revelations of fraud".
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Eighty-year-old Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is accused of having acted "in common purpose" in the June 2017 killing by unknown assailants of Lilopelo Thabane, 58, then his wife. (Felix Dlangamandla/Gallo Images)
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Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera, who was held in jail for seven months in a case that prompted international concern, has been freed after pleading guilty to economic crimes.
Togo's president Faure Gnassingbe has hailed a crushing election victory that gave him a fourth term in office, as his main rival insisted he had won and called on people to "defend" their votes.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who at the weekend was receiving "emergency" medical treatment in South Africa, on Monday appeared in court where he is expected to be charged with murdering his estranged wife, an AFP correspondent reported.
A "bomb attack" on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
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Togo tallied ballots after a key challenger insisted he could cause a shock upset despite what he claimed was "fraud" in an election President Faure Gnassingbe was widely expected to win.
The debt alarm being set off by international debt management organisations is exaggerated, says Misheck Mutize.
The court has agreed for Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to return from “sick leave” before they resume a case where he is suspected of murdering his estranged wife.
Uganda has been urged to look into allegations that anti-Rwandan rebels are operating on its territory before the long-shuttered border between the neighbours can be re-opened, during a summit of regional leaders.
A Nigerian court has freed 87 members of a pro-Iranian Shiite group accused of killing a soldier following clashes with troops more than four years ago, their lawyer says.
More than 4 000 people are being forced to flee their homes each day in Burkina Faso, as attacks on civilians by jihadist militants increase in number and frequency, the UN's refugee agency has said.
According to Care International and OXFAM, about 5.8 million Zimbabweans are facing severe levels of food insecurity.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who was due to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, failed to appear in court on Friday on medical grounds, an aide said.
Angolan billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos says her companies in Portugal, where prosecutors seized her bank accounts last week, still owes local banks €180 million after repaying the bulk of the loans.
Togo's president Faure Gnassingbe has insisted he was not a "dictator", days before an election in which he is aiming to extend his family's decades-long domination over the West African nation.
Ethiopia's government has assumed custody of a priceless 18th-century crown that a former refugee had kept hidden in his apartment in the Netherlands for two decades.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a unity government, a long-delayed step towards ending more than six years of war.
An outbreak of Lassa in Nigeria has killed 103 people this year, health authorities have said, as the first confirmed case was reported in the economic hub Lagos.
Five hostages taken by an armed group that killed 10 people in eastern DR Congo this week have been found dead, a local official says.
Chadian soldiers have repelled an incursion into a volatile northern gold-mining region from neighbouring Libya, the army says.
Togo's election authorities have barred a main independent observer group from monitoring an upcoming poll expected to see President Faure Gnassingbe extend his family's decades-long rule.
Libya's UN-backed government announced late on Tuesday it would halt its participation in talks aimed at brokering a lasting ceasefire between warring sides in the conflict.
From April onwards, hunters – mainly from abroad – will start descending on diamond-rich Botswana, although they will not be after the country’s precious stones.
Swarms of locusts which are wreaking havoc across East Africa have now arrived in South Sudan, the government says, threatening more misery in one of the world's most vulnerable nations.
Nigerian soldiers have torched more than 20 homes in a community in the oil-rich Niger Delta after "suspected pirates" killed six people, security sources and residents say.
Lesotho’s embattled prime minister, Tom Thabane, has once again left the tiny kingdom in suspense.
The World Health Organization has warned that the African health systems is ill-equipped to respond to the deadly coronavirus outbreak should cases start to proliferate on the continent.
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane could step down earlier than expected after he failed to show up in court to face charges of murdering his estranged wife.
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir is set to formally appoint rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, ahead of a swearing-in ceremony on Saturday, the information minister say.
Algeria this weekend marks a year since the birth of an unprecedented protest movement known as "Hirak" - one that quickly forced an ailing president from power and is now looking to maintain momentum.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has vowed to fight Turkish forces if peace talks in Geneva fail, in comments to a Russian news agency.
Libya's warring sides have resumed talks in Geneva aimed at brokering a lasting ceasefire in the war-torn country.
Malawi lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have meant a president could only be re-elected after securing at least 50% of votes cast, dismissing a landmark order by the country's top court.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set to meet his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame on Friday at the central African countries' shared border in a bid to resolve a continuing dispute between the two leaders.
Sudanese police fired tear gas on Thursday at hundreds of protesters in Khartoum calling for the reinstatement of soldiers forced into retirement after having voiced support for last year's revolution.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.
From behind the razor-wire fence that she is too afraid to leave, under armed protection in her own land, Jenty John Musa hears that peace is apparently coming to South Sudan.
Zimbabwe has given an ultimatum to holders of mining licences to pay an annual renewal fee by April, or face losing their licenses, mines Minister Winston Chitando announced on Wednesday.
Rwanda has lashed out at the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the death of a dissident singer in Rwandan police custody has revived long-running criticism of Kigali.
At least three people have been killed after gunmen sprayed a passenger bus with bullets in northeastern Kenya, police say, the latest attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants from neighbouring Somalia.
Lesotho's ruling party has given its embattled prime minister an ultimatum to resign after his wife was charged in connection with the murder of her rival.
Angola's ex-president has defended his son and a former central bank governor who are accused of embezzling $500 million from the country's sovereign wealth fund, court documents show.
Twelve members of an armed group died in a clash with UN peacekeepers and government troops in northeastern Central African Republic, authorities say.
The United Nations has welcomed a new EU naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on Libya as the warring sides in the conflict met for military talks in Geneva.
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