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South Africa’s Gordhan to be charged again this year, newspaper says

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be charged this year over a surveillance unit at the tax agency he once ran, the City...

Botswana to sell struggling Chinese-built power plant

Botswana will sell a 600 megawatt Chinese-built power plant after persistent technical problems since it was commissioned in 2012, the country's state electricity firm...

‘I’m not afraid of jail,’ – Jacob Zuma

The South African President, Jacob Zuma has said that he isn’t afraid of going to jail. He told his supporters in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province on...

Student picked up for protesting against Mugabe at graduation ceremony

Unidentified men have picked up a university student in Zimbabwe for protesting against President Robert Mugabe at a graduation ceremony. The student, Advance Musoke waved...

Opinion: South Africa not another Zimbawe!

South Africa's ruling ANC has welcomed the release of the state capture report. It is a victory for democracy writes DW Head of Africa...

South Africa Parliament to debate “no confidence” motion against Jacob Zuma

South Africa's parliament is to debate a “no confidence” motion against President Jacob Zuma on November 10. The opposition leader Mmusi Maimane told Reuters news...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma report points to possible corruption

An investigation into South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has found evidence of possible corruption at the top level of his government. In the report, former...

South African police fire tear gas to disperse anti-Zuma protesters

Police in South Africa have reportedly fired tear gas to disperse some protesters who marched to the office of the president, Jacob Zuma in...

Judge rules Gupta report be released

A South African judge has ruled that a report by the Public Protector, over alleged influence peddling in government must be released by 1500...

Zuma backs down on bid to block corruption report

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has abandoned his court bid to block the release of a report by former anti-corruption chief Thuli Madonsela. She investigated...

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2 Nigerians sentenced to death in Ghana for kidnapping four girls

Two Nigerians have been sentenced to death for their roles in the kidnapping and disappearance of missing girls in Ghana. A court in Ghana on...

Senegal: Tension heightens over arrest of opposition leader

There is heightened tension in Senegal following the arrest of opposition leader, Ousmane Sonko who is due to appear in court on Friday on...

Ghana: Court dismisses petition challenging re-election of Akufo-Addo

Ghana's Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by Ghana's former President, John Mahama challenging the re-election of incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo. Mr. Mahama was...

Over 20 migrants die after they were thrown into sea off Djibouti

The United Nation has said more than 20 African migrants died after their smugglers threw them overboard off the coast of Djibouti. According to the...

Over 7,000 Nigerian refugees flee to Niger

Some 7,600 Nigerian refugees have reportedly fled to Niger since January this year. The United Nations which made the revelation said the violence in north-western Nigeria has...
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