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Hellberg’s Liberia choice influenced by Weah

Seth Kanteh Hellberg is the first Swedish-born player to feature for LiberiaMidfielder Seth Kanteh Hellberg says the decision...

Adelaine Hain obituary | World news

Nearly 50 years ago, in 1972, a phone call alerted me to a demonstration at the Covent Garden...

Eight killed as Kampala-bound Modern Coast bus, truck collide

By ASUMAN MUSOBYAAt least eight people were on Sunday killed in a road accident at Nakawa, Busowa Town...

Eight killed after Kenyan bus collides with truck in Uganda

By ASUMAN MUSOBYAAt least eight people were on Sunday killed in a road accident at Nakawa, Busowa Town...

Mugabe Memorial: Family say they weren’t expecting stadium to be ‘this empty’, citizens say work kept them away

While the Zimbabwean government and former President Robert Mugabe’s family had indicated plans to take his remains to...

India vs South Africa Highlights, 1st T20I: Match called off due to rain | Cricket News

Match called off due to rain! The first T20I of the three-match series between India and South Africa...

36 people dead as a cargo and passenger ship sinked in the DRC

Thirty-six people have been declared missing when a cargo and passenger ship sank on the Congo River in...

G5 Sahel heads of state laud “Desert to power initiative”

In a bid to make availability of power energy to the Sahel regions, the G5 Sahel heads of...

Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over tensions in South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and...

S.Africa dispatches emissaries to calm xenophobia fears

By AFPMore by this Author South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent high-ranking emissaries on a mission to...

India Look For Winning Start to Series

India vs South Africa 1st T20I Live Updates: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has always put the interest of Indian...

Egypt’s Sisi rebuffs videos alleging corruption

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday said the allegations of corruption within the army and government were...

Nigeria: Sokoto Officials Arrested for Diverting Workers’ Salaries – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, says it has arrested Abdullahi Sa'idu, the Director-General...

South Africa: Land Reform Is Not Just About ‘Expropriation Without Compensation’ – De Lille

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille believes South Africans are being narrow-minded in only focusing on...

Nigeria: BBNaija (S4) – Team Lagos, Team New York Win N1 Million

Team Lagos and Team New York have won one million Naira each in the ongoing BBNaija season four....

Robert Mugabe’s death: What next for Grace Mugabe?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Grace Mugabe at her husband Robert Mugabe's funeral in Zimbabwe's main stadium It's...

South Africa: Less Crime in General Than 10 Years Ago, but More Murders

South Africa has less crime than it did 10 years ago, but had more murders in the past...

7 million people vote in Tunisia’s presidential polls

13,000 polling stations opened for the second democratic presidential election in the history of Tunisia Sunday. Even before...

Zimbabwe sees thaw in chilly ties with West

Zimbabwe's frosty relations with Western powers are thawing, despite tensions caused by a brutal repression of protests, the...

Shock as $1.25 MN gold toilet goes missing in UK palace

News that thieves have stolen a solid gold toilet worth some $1.25 million from the birthplace of British...

South Africa xenophobic attacks: Schoolchildren give their view

Schoolchildren in the South African city of Durban have been telling the BBC how they feel about the...

WATCH | Mugabe Memorial: ‘South Africans are not xenophobic’ – Ramaphosa booed, apologises for violent attacks

President Cyril Ramaphosa was booed at former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's memorial in Harare on Saturday.Earlier the South...

Libya journalists caught in the crossfire

By AFPMore by this Author In a country splintered by conflict and propaganda wars, Libya's journalists are caught...

Gabon’s sole train a lifeline for its people and economy

By AFPMore by this Author The sky turns from indigo to ebony as the tropical night falls, and...

Tunisia set to hold second free presidential election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Seven million voters are expected to head to the ballot box Tunisia is...

W.African leaders agree billion-dollar anti-jihadist plan

By AFPMore by this Author West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising...

Nigerian magician Babs Cardini: ‘I want to be the best’

Magician Babs Cardini wows audiences by performing tricks on the streets of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos. The 19-year-old...

North Cornelly family’s five-year wait for South Africa murder trial

Image copyright Alamy Image caption 'We miss Jeremy terribly' say his family The family of a British man...

Gambian ex-president Yahya Jammeh to face prosecution for corruption

By AFPMore by this Author The Gambian government on Friday said it intended to prosecute former president Yahya...

DR Congo ex-health minister arrested over Ebola funds

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Oly Ilunga denies the accusation that he mismanaged funds meant to be...

India vs South Africa 1st T20I preview: Where to watch live, team news, possible XI and betting odds

Virat Kohli will be venturing into the unknown with a clean slate, where a few seasoned hands will...

Ex-DR Congo minister Oly Ilunga arrested for ’embezzling Ebola funds’

By AFPMore by this Author Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he...

Three men shot dead while ‘socialising’ at house in North West

North West police have launched a manhunt for the killers of three men who were gunned down at...

South Africa is under pressure: Madan Lal | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A day before the commencement of T20I series, former cricketer Madan Lal said that South Africa...

Mugabe funeral: Ramaphosa apologises over xenophobic attacks

By AFPMore by this Author South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during...

Nigeria: Oshiomhole vs Obaseki – Any End in Sight in Godfather, Godson Hostility?

Benin — The last has not yet been heard on the crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of...

India Take on Proteas as World T20 Preparation Kicks Into High Gear

India and South Africa will face off in the first T20I of a three-match series at the HPCA...

South Africa: Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Bavelile Hlongwa Dies in Car Crash

Deputy mineral resources and energy minister Bavelile Hlongwa died in a car crash on the N1 from Polokwane...

Erasmus sees Spring Boks’ early arrival in Japan as a success

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus feels vindicated in his side’s early arrival in Japan for the Rugby World...

South Africa unlikely to meet its growth forecast of 1.5% – finance minister

South Africa’s economic growth is unlikely to reach the treasury’s target of 1.5% in 2019 because conditions have...