Africa

Woman shot dead at Durban taxi rank (SouthAfrican)

Violent scenes greeted patrons at a food outlet situated at the Warwick taxi rank in…

Mugabe ‘unable to walk’ (RNZ)

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe is unable to walk because of ill health, President Emmerson…

Chad President makes historic visit to Israel (JPost)

Chad President Idriss Déby will meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday, the…

South Sudan, South Africa sign oil deal (Vanguard)

South Sudan’s petroleum ministry on Friday signed an agreement with South Africa that will allow…

UK pledges £50m to help end FGM in Africa (BBC)

The UK is to give £50m ($64m) in aid money to help stop female genital…

Boy stabbed to death in SA school toilet (BBC)

A 17-year-old boy is due in court in South Africa today accused of stabbing a…

Child bride auctioned on Facebook in ‘barbaric use of technology’ (CNN)

Facebook has come under fire for a “barbaric use of technology” that allowed the sale…

BREAKING: Kenyan priest killed in Cameroon’s anglophone region (Punch)

A Kenyan priest was killed in francophone Cameroon’s volatile English-speaking Southwest region where violence has…

Cameroon army frees kidnapped students (BBC)

Cameroon’s security forces have rescued kidnapped students and one teacher after a raid on a…

UN Human Rights Body Decries Cameroon Violence (CNN)

The United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) has condemned the continuing insecurity in Cameroon, amid…

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