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S.African protesters set 17 schools ablaze

5 May 2016 | 0 comments

South African protesters torched 17 government schools during violent protests against the redrawing of municipal boundaries ahead of local elections this year, police and education officials said Thursday.The...

S.Africa mum sentenced for trying to sell baby on Internet

5 May 2016 | 0 comments

A South African mother who tried to sell her 19-month-old baby boy on the Internet for $340 was given a five-year suspended sentence, a justice official said Thursday.The 20-year-old mother will not spend...

CORRECTED: Fights erupt in S.African parliament over Zuma speech

4 May 2016 | 0 comments

Fists flew in the South African parliament on Wednesday as security guards physically ejected leftist opposition lawmakers in the latest outbreak of political drama over the troubled presidency of Jacob...

Fights erupt in S.African parliament over Zuma speech

4 May 2016 | 0 comments

Fists flew in the South African parliament on Thursday as security guards physically ejected leftist opposition lawmakers in the latest outbreak of political drama over the troubled presidency of Jacob...

Growth falls to 15-year low in Sub-Saharan Africa: IMF

3 May 2016 | 0 comments

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa fell last year to its lowest level in 15 years due to the slump in commodity prices and severe drought, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.The IMF said...

Rescued circus lions take first steps on African veld

1 May 2016 | 0 comments

Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia set paw on the African veld for the first time Sunday after an epic journey by plane and truck.The lions roared in unison as they arrived...

Ghanaian crowned first 'Miss Africa Continent'

1 May 2016 | 0 comments

Barefoot, wearing traditional costumes including animal hide skirts and elaborately beaded headdresses, the contestants strutted the stage before Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa...

Ghanaian crowned first 'Miss Africa Continent'

1 May 2016 | 0 comments

Barefoot, wearing traditional costumes including animal hide skirts and elaborately beaded headdresses, the contestants strutted the stage before Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa...

Rescued lions roar into S.Africa after flight from Peru

30 April 2016 | 0 comments

The roaring of 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia echoed through Johannesburg's international airport Saturday after they arrived in their ancestral homeland for the first time.The lions...

S.African radical leftist party draws huge crowd ahead of vote

30 April 2016 | 0 comments

South Africa's radical Economic Freedom Fighters party won a massive show of support as it targeted white privilege and the ruling African National Congress as it launched its local election manifesto...

S.Africa court rules Zuma should face almost 800 graft charges

29 April 2016 | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges that were dropped in 2009, a judge said Friday, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.The charges, relating to a...

S.Africa court rules Zuma should face almost 800 graft charges

29 April 2016 | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges that were dropped in 2009, a judge said Friday, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.The charges, relating to a...

S.Africa court says Zuma should face 2009 graft charges

29 April 2016 | 0 comments

A South African judge on Friday delivered a damning verdict against prosecutors' decision to drop more than 700 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, piling further pressure on the embattled...

S.Africa court to rule on Zuma corruption charges

29 April 2016 | 0 comments

A South African court will rule Friday on a bid to have more than 700 corruption charges reinstated against President Jacob Zuma, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.The charges, relating...

Safety fears halt airport opening on remote St Helena island

28 April 2016 | 0 comments

The opening of an airport on St Helena, one of the world's most remote islands, has been postponed indefinitely after test flights revealed dangerous wind conditions, officials said Thursday.The airport,...

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