Former UN Chief Kofi Annan Passes Away at 80

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has passed away at the age of 80. The Kofi Annan Foundation released the following statement about Ghana's world...

400 Buffalo Drown After Stampede into River between Botswana and Namibia

GABORONE - Around 400 buffaloes drowned after stampeding into the Chobe River along the border between Botswana and Namibia, possibly while running away from...

Canadian Found Dead in Burkina Faso After Kidnapping

OUAGADOUGOU - A Canadian kidnapped this week in a restive region of Burkina Faso has been found dead, a spokesman for the security ministry...

Media Urged to Enter SADC Media Awards Competition

South African media have been invited to submit entries for the 2019 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition. The awards are aimed at...

President Ramaphosa Sends Condolences after Ethiopian Plane Crash

President Cyril Ramaphosa has, on behalf of the government and people of South Africa, expressed condolences to the families affected by the Sunday crash...

CYCLONE KENNETH: Expected to Hit Mozambique Tomorrow

MAPUTO - Another tropical cyclone - Kenneth - is expected to make landfall on Mozambique's coast on Thursday, just over a month after a...

South African from KZN is Youngest Entrepreneur on Forbes Africa List

A 21-year-old from Durban, South Africa, was the youngest out of 120 entrepreneurs named by Forbes Africa in its latest Top 30 Under 30...

21 Girls Freed. 10 facts about Boko Haram & Nigeria’s Kidnapped...

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group in April 2014...

British Olympian Mo Farah Fronts Appeal for Starvation in East Africa

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British Olympic champion Mo Farah is supporting a charity appeal, launched on Wednesday, for 16 million people facing starvation...

Alleged Interim Zimbabwe Govt Tweets Claims about Robert and Grace Mugabe

A twitter account claiming to be the interim Zimbabwe Government has alleged that President Robert Mugabe is in "good health" and will resign from...

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