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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...

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma in court bid to block Madonsela’s report

A court in South Africa is hearing a bid by President Jacob Zuma to block the release of a report by former anti-corruption tsar...

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Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal...

Man with snails, ‘prekese’ in luggage from Ghana detained at JFK Airport

A man was detained briefly last week after arriving at JFK Airport with luggage full of snails, dried beef, turkey berry, carrot, oxtail, medicinal...
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