• October 2, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Two arrested in South African bar shootings

Pretoria authorities have arrested two individuals in connection with one of the two shootings that plunged South Africa into mourning over the weekend. A total of 19 people died after unknown …

Thousands await trial in South Africa a year after deadly riots

A year after the worst unrest to hit South Africa in decades, only 50 people have been convicted over the violence, with the suspected masterminds and thousands of others still awaiting …

South Africa’s Zingqolweni, “the village of death”

Sleep is something that the inhabitants of Zingqolweni abandoned many months ago. Tucked in a remote corner of South Africa, this frightened village of 3,000 people has suffered a murder almost …

50% more cases of Covid reported Within 24 hours in South Africa

A new wave of the coronavirus driven by two new Omicron sub-variants in South Africa has led to more than 50% increase in infections in 24 hours. According to official figures …

Former SA President Jacob Zuma releases book defending his tenure

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, accused of orchestrating the systematic plunder of government coffers during his rule, launched a new book on Sunday in which he intends “to the set …

South African workers demand action from the government

Workers in South Africa marked the World Day for Decent Work this Thursday by marching to the office of Gauteng Premier, David Makhura. The workers and trade unionists delivered a document …

South Africa and Kenya taken off UK’s red list

South Africa and Kenya are two of the country’s taken off the UK’s red list. This means that travellers from those countries no longer have to self-isolate in an approved hotel …

Shocking:South Africa’s Zuma undergoes surgery, to remain in hospital

South Africa’s jailed ex-president Jacob Zuma, who early this month was moved from prison to a health facility, has undergone surgery and will stay in hospital for further procedures, the government …