Africa

Ethiopia apologises for map that erases Somalia (BBC)

Ethiopia’s foreign ministry has apologised after a map of Africa on its website incorporated neighbouring…

Fiancé will adopt my surname after marriage, says South African female dancer (Punch)

Zodwa Wabantu, a 33-year-old  South African dancer, has revealed that her 24-year-old fiancé, Ntobeko Linda would…

Ramaphosa registers as MP, attends first ANC caucus of sixth democratic Parliament (Citizen)

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa joined hundreds of politicians in the national legislature on Tuesday…

Uganda boat capsize: Dozens feared dead on Lake Albert (BBC)

Seven people have been confirmed dead and dozens more are missing after a boat capsized…

South Africa’s Zuma back in court over alleged corruption (Punch)

Former South African President Jacob Zuma was set to appear in court on Monday to…

Bodies of ‘twins’ found in clean-up of Kenya river (BBC)

Kenya’s authorities say the bodies of two babies, thought to be twins, have been found…

UN peacekeeper killed in Mali (Guardian)

A Nigerian peacekeeper was killed Saturday in an attack on the United Nations’ stabilization mission…

Kenya’s ex-President Daniel arap Moi ordered to pay for land grab (BBC)

A court in Kenya has ordered former President Daniel arap Moi to pay 1.06bn shillings…

How Ghanaian school system eased ethnic tensions that ruined many African countries (Independent)

When, in September 1968, 11-year-old Daniel Kofi Baku arrived at the mountain town of Akropong-Akuapem,…

Sudan military agrees three-year transition (BBC)

Sudan’s military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition…

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