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South African police fire rubber bullets at anti-immigrant protesters

South African police are reported to have fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Thursday to disperse a crowd of anti-immigrant protesters in an...

UN Wants Bodies Exhumed from Mass Grave in DRC

The UN mission in Democratic Republic of Congo urged the government on Wednesday to exhume more than 400 bodies buried last month in a...

Ethiopia’s Genzebe named sportswoman of the year

Ethiopian middle and long distance runner Genzebe Dibaba bagged the sportswoman of the year title at this year's Laureus awards in Shanghai, China. Dibaba who...

South Africans unite against Xenophobia attacks

Up to 10,000 people are expected to march through Durban's city streets, in solidarity with foreign nationals, in the wake of xenophobic attacks in...

Illegal migrants detained off the coast of Libya

Some 260 illegal migrants have been detained off the coast of Libya, as they attempted to cross into Europe. It comes two days after 400...

Canadian Astronaut to record full music album in space

Music in space? Yes it will certainly be a first. A Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield is taking music the space daring to be the first...

Kenya:Many fear to report bribery cases

Bribery is not a Kenyan problem but rather a global issue. But a new survey says Kenyan would rather not report a bribery case...

Malawi raises the age of marriage to 18

The age of marriage in Malawi which activists say has one of highest rates of underage marriages in the world has been brought up...

ZIMU Mobilises SA Artistes Against Xenophobia

Zimbabwe Musicians’ Union (Zimu) is mobilising artistes to lobby for their South African counterparts to join the fight against xenophobia that has rocked the country...

Ugandan women rescued from Malaysia

Three Ugandan women who have been rescued from sex slavery in Malaysia are expected to arrive in the country later today. Reports say the return...
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