51 killed, 1,000 people displaced by floods in…

Devastating floods in South Africa have left 51 dead and forced more than a thousand people from their homes, according to an updated toll issued Wednesday as President Cyril Ramaphosa flew to the deluged region.…

At least 3 dead, dozens missing after landslides…

The Red Cross in Uganda says dozens are missing, and local media are reporting that at least three people have been killed, following landslides in the disaster prone Eastern district of Bududa. Daily Monitor reported…

Egypt police killed in Sinai checkpoint attack

At least eight Egyptian police officers have been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in the restive northern Sinai peninsula, officials say. Five militants were also killed in the ensuing exchange of fire,…

Ebola Cases in DR Congo Break 2,000 Mark

DR Congo's health ministry said late Monday that it had recorded more than 2,000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago.…

Zambia rations electricity, businesses worried

Businesses in Zambia have warned that a move to ration electricity to non-mining businesses could hurt industrial production and commercial services. The country began rationing power on Saturday to address a daily electricity deficit of…

Sudan crisis: Military calls for snap election amid…

Sudan's military leaders say they are scrapping all existing agreements with the main opposition coalition and will hold elections within nine months. The announcement came as the military faced mounting international condemnation for their violent…

At least 13 die as Sudan troops clear…

Sudanese security forces have attacked a protest camp in the capital Khartoum , killing at least 13 people, witnesses and protest leaders said. In videos posted online amid the early-morning assault, civilians were seen running…

4 killed, 18 injured after bakkie rolls off…

Four people were killed and 18 others injured when a bakkie rolled off the R40 near Hazyview in Mpumalanga, emergency services said on Monday. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said their paramedics, along with several other…

Sudan: at least two protesters killed in military…

Security forces in Sudan have killed at least two protesters in an early morning raid on their camp outside the army headquarters, sparking off yet even more protests in Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum.…

Sudan crisis: Security forces move against protesters

Sudan's security forces have used force to try to break up a long-running sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum, protesters say. Gunfire has been heard in the capital and casualties are reported. Sudan has…

CANVAS: New insights into subversion emerge

Inside the world of a Serbian national “who travels the world fomenting revolution”. Srdja Popovic has been at the centre of training anti-government activists from his native Serbia to Sudan, Swaziland, Venezuela, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia,…

African Continental Free Trade Area goes live

THE much-awaited African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which is expected to boost intra-African trade, has finally come into force. AfCFTA came into being on May 30 after it was ratified by 22 member countries…