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South Africa opposition’s bid to impeach Zuma over Bashir saga fails

South Africa's parliament on Tuesday rejected investigating President Jacob Zuma for possible impeachment for allowing Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir to evade an arrest...

Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in Egypt prison

A Muslim Brotherhood leader has died in a Cairo prison, in the latest spate of deaths of anti-regime opponents in detention camps in Egypt. “Hosni...

South Sudan breweries scales down operations on tough operating environment

SABMiller, the world's second-largest brewer, has announced that it is scaling back operations in South Sudan and may have to shut down its $50...

Kenyan festival aims to challenge perceptions of slums through film

The recently held Slum Film Festival in Kenya is trying to change perceptions about slums across the world. The festival aims to encourage young...

Kenya Government promises executive action on doping

The Kenyan cabinet will discuss the doping crisis that has engulfed athletics in Kenya. Deputy President William Ruto also warned that Kenya will not...

Zimbabwe re-engages IMF in a bid to restore economic image

Zimbabwe continues to re-engage with international financial bodies in a bid to restore financial stability and repay its outstanding debts. The nation has been...

70 Seconds, 70 Years: Japan signed official documents to surrender

On this episode of 70 seconds, 70 years, we will tune in to when Japan signed official documents to surrender in the Second World...

70 Seconds, 70 Years: Edgar Snow

In this episode of 70 seconds, 70 years, we take a look at Edgar Snow, American journalist and writer who offered detailed accounts of...

70 Seconds, 70 Years: Norman Bethune

In this episode of 70 seconds, 70 years, we take a look at Norman Bethune, a Canadian surgeon who came to China to provide...

Former Nigerian security advisor, Sambo Dasuki, charged

Nigeria's former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki has appeared in court charged with illegal weapons possession. Dasuki until recently led Nigeria's fight against Islamist sect,...
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