MCP went to court after noticing ‘irregularities’ in presidential results from 10 of the country’s 28 districts. Malawi’s High Court has ordered the electoral board…View More Malawi court orders vote recount after opposition complaints
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s High Court on Friday upheld laws that criminalize gay sex, declining to join the handful of former British possessions that have…View More Kenya’s High Court Upholds Ban on Gay Sex
Botswana has lifted its ban on big game hunting, with officials blaming a rise in “human-elephant conflict” for the decision. The southern African nation is…View More Ban on elephant hunting is lifted after rise in 'conflict' with humans
Facebook is under fire in Africa for undermining democracy, with critics saying the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised for co-ordinated…View More Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?
Only white, Afrikaans-speaking people are allowed to settle here. But they say they are not racists. The issue of race is very much alive in…View More South African minority alleges racism, sets up ‘white-only’ town
Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has sacked his vice-president and his forestry minister amid a timber-smuggling scandal. No reason was given for the sackings but it…View More Why did 300 containers of precious timber go missing?
The latest fuel price increase comes four months after similar rise triggered protests and deadly security crackdown. Zimbabwe has announced a fresh increase in fuel prices,…View More Zimbabwe increases fuel prices as economic crisis deepens
Sackings of Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou and Guy Bertrand Mapangou come amid scandal over timber smuggling. Gabon’s leader Ali Bongo has dismissed both his vice president…View More Gabon President Ali Bongo sacks vice president, forestry minister
Film director Amma Asante came across an old photograph taken in Nazi Germany of a black schoolgirl by chance. Standing among her white classmates, who…View More Being black in Nazi Germany
UN says water interruption by armed group ‘may be considered war crimes’: Tripoli government blames to Haftar’s forces. Gunmen have cut off the main water…View More Libya armed group cuts off water supply to Tripoli