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Tanzania School Bus Crash Kills Over 30 Pupils

More than 30 people - almost all of them schoolchildren - have been killed in a bus crash in northern Tanzania, officials say. They say the ... Full story

SA Deputy President Ramaphosa Condemns Booing Of Leaders

ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the heckling and booing of political leaders during public gatherings. This comes after former Finance Minister Pravin ... Full story

May Day Booing Sign Of Healthy Democracy, Says Unfazed Zuma

Durban – President Jacob Zuma said he doesn’t feel rejected by the working class, after he was jeered off the stage at a May ... Full story

Malawi Teens Challenge Order Punishing Them Over Pregnancies

Blantyre - Fourteen teenage school girls in Malawi on Tuesday launched a legal challenge against a controversial court decision to punish them over pregnancies, including ... Full story

Pressure Mounts On Ailing Nigerian President Buhari

Lagos - Nigerian civil society activists called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take long-term medical leave on Tuesday, adding to mounting pressure on the 74-year-old ... Full story

Kenyan Journalist Arrested In South Sudan

Nairobi - South Sudan detained an NPR journalist for nearly four days before releasing him on Monday, a spokesperson for the organisation said. Eyder Peralta has ... Full story

Zuma Abandons May Day Rally After Being Booed

South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma abandoned a May Day rally after he was booed by workers demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out between Zuma's ... Full story

New Leader Says Gambians Impatient For Change

President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, says he understands the impatience of the citizenry 100 days after he took over the reigns of the West ... Full story

Tanzania's Magufuli Fires 10 000 Civil Servants Over 'Fake Qualifications'

Dar es Salaam - Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacked close to 10 000 civil servants on Friday after a government report found they had faked ... Full story

Kenya's Raila Odinga In Fourth Presidential Challenge

Kenya's veteran politician Raila Odinga has been confirmed as the main opposition coalition's presidential candidate for August's election. Mr Odinga, 72, is set to face incumbent ... Full story

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