27 C
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Southern Africa

Zimbabwe appeals for aid after floods kill over 240 in 3...

Zimbabwe is appealing for foreign aid after floods affected many of the country's provinces killing more than 240 people in three months. Among the worst...

At least eight killed, 28 injured in Lusaka stampede

At least eight people have been killed and 28 others injured in a stampede as thousands of desperate Zambians scrambled for food handouts. The incident...

U.N. accuses S/Sudan’s govt of blocking food aid, peacekeepers

The UN says South Sudan's government is blocking food aid and restricting peacekeepers. According to UN humanitarian chief, Stephen O'Brien, who was in the country...

Ex-South Sudan general forms rebel group, vows to topple president Kiir

A disaffected South Sudanese army general who quit his position last month announced on Monday that he had formed a new anti-government rebel group,...

Zimbabwean doctors call off strike ahead of civil service walk-out

Zimbabwean junior doctors called off a three-week strike on Sunday, saying the government had partially met their demands. This comes a day before a one-day...

Sudan rebel group SPLM frees 125 prisoners

Freedom at last! This is the new story for 125 Sudanese prisoners of war who have been released and are back home. The prisoners were...

Commonwealth Games head visits South Africa to discuss 2022

Commonwealth Games Federation President Louise Martins has travelled to South Africa for crisis meetings as Durban faces the possibility of losing out on hosting...

Four South Sudanese soldiers arrested for rape

Four South Sudanese soldiers have been arrested over the mass rape of at least a dozen women and girls in one village in February...

Anti-foreigners protest held in Johannesburg

Anti-immigrant protesters were back on the streets of Johannesburg on Thursday chanting slogans requesting foreign nationals to leave their country. Some protesters pelted stones and...

Zimbabwe Journalists arrested over Mugabe health report

Zimbabwean police have arrested two journalists in connection with a midweek news report that the President, Robert Mugabe,’ was in a ‘fresh health scare.’ Editor...
Lagos, NG
scattered clouds
28 ° C
28 °
28 °
32 °
31 °
29 °
29 °
29 °