Botswana May Lift Ban on Hunting Elephant

GABORONE - Botswana, home to the world's largest elephant population, may lift a ban on hunting for sport in the face of what the...

SA Economy Slips into Recession: South Africans’ Reactions

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Tuesday revealed the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures fell by 0,7% in the second quarter of the year...

Under Pressure from Western Donors, Tanzania’s Magufuli Prefers Chinese Aid

NAIROBI - When the soldiers started fanning out in the cashew nut growing regions of southern Tanzania - it was a jolting sight for...

Zimbabwe’s Jazz Maestro Oliver Mtukudzi Passes Away

Zimbabwe's most successful and internationally renowned musician Oliver Mtukudzi died on Wednesday after suffering from diabetes, ending a career that spanned four decades and...

Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Smuggler Sentenced to 15 Years Jail in Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM - A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court on...

URGENT Help Needed as Cyclone Idai’s Death Toll Passes 700. How...

BEIRA, Mozambique - Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732...

Africa Triumphs at London Marathon 2019

Proud South Africans turned out in force yesterday for the famous London Marathon in the UK... and were not disappointed by the results, with...

Tanzania Tanker Blast Kills Dozens as Crowd Siphons Fuel

DAR ES SALAAM - A fuel tanker exploded in eastern Tanzania on Saturday killing at least 60 people, authorities said, as flames ripped through...

South Africa Lays Out the Red Carpet for Visit from Zambia

PRETORIA - South Africa on Thursday rolled out the red carpet for Zambian President Edgar Lungu who is in the country for a state visit...

Forbes Woman Africa Wins Awards Amongst 400 Entrants at International Competition

Forbes Woman Africa has gained international recognition at the 2017 Tabbie Awards in Cleveland, USA... scooping Silver for a feature on refugees in South...

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