Rescuers describe devastation, desperation in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

BY ALEX PATRICK The South African team deployed to Mozambique a week ago to head rescue efforts after the devastating Cyclone Idai has returned home physically and...

Social media unites to #PrayForMozambique as death toll rises

BY KYLE ZEEMAN As the death toll rises in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, South Africans have taken to social media to pray for those affected by the...

At least 60 killed in Ghana bus collision —police

By Punch At least 60 people were killed on Friday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Ghana, police said. The crash happened at...

20 Cameroon students ‘tortured by separatists,’ say authorities

BY ADEKUNLE Twenty members of a university football team in western Cameroon were abducted and tortured by anglophone militants campaigning for an independent state, the...

Immigration deports four Ghanaians

  By Gbenga Omokhunu The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has carried out a deportation Order as authorised by the Minister of Interior in respect of four (4) Ghanaian Nationals...

Floods threaten Malawi dam

BY AFP Heavy rains could cause a dam in southern Malawi to give way if there is no let-up, authorities said Thursday, urging local residents to take...

Zimbabwe raises public workers pay by 29%

BY DAILYTRUST Zimbabwe’s public workers have accepted a 29 per cent salary hike for the lowest paid employees, which the government says will cushion them against double-digit inflation, unions...

Friends hail ‘gentle giant’ who died after foiled gold heist on R21 highway

BY NICO GOUS Tributes are being shared on social media for one of the security guards who died on Wednesday after being shot during a foiled armed...

‘Nomvula Mokonyane sold out for braai packs and Johhny Walker’, says Mmusi Maimane

BY APHIWE DEKLERK DA leader Mmusi Maimane used his Human Rights Day speech on Thursday to bash the ruling ANC, telling Bekkersdal residents that the governing party cannot...

‘The energy crisis will pass’: Cyril Ramaphosa promises SA

BY QAANITAH HUNTER President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday put on an optimistic face in the midst of the indefinite rolling blackouts across the country, saying the energy...

Here’s South Africa’s election in numbers

By Daniel Mumbere A record number of 48 political parties will contest in South Africa’s national elections on May 8, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said on Wednesday.

Somali soldiers protest non-payment of salaries

By Africa News Somalia’s plans to cater for its own security needs without the backing of the African Union peacekeeping mission have been hit by striking action by government...

Zimbabwe Raise Public Workers Pay By 29%

By Chinwe Madugba  Zimbabwe’s public workers have accepted a 29 per cent salary hike for the lowest paid employees, which the government says will cushion them against...

Africa’s development lies on good policies

By News Agency of Nigeria Africa’s quest for sustainable development and aspirations of Agenda 2063, can be realized only with policies that can help build resilience, raise growth and...