Africa

Gabon’s President Bongo, suffered a stroke (Guardian)

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, out of the country since falling ill in October, suffered a…

Nigeria lauds international support on Boko Haram, Lake Chad (Guardian)

07 December 2018 Nigeria has lauded the international support to the country and neighbouring countries…

Burundi to shut UN rights office (Guardian)

The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office…

South Africa names first female top prosecutor (Guardian)

President Cyril Ramaphosa named a respected female lawyer on Tuesday to head South Africa’s prosecuting…

Man shoots wife, brother-in-law during court hearing (Punch)

A man opened fire inside a divorce court on Monday, killing his estranged wife and…

South Africa minister accuses opposition leader of inciting violence (Guardian)

Pravin Gordhan, South African Minister of public Enterprise, returns after a lunch break at the…

How African governments can deliver aviation benefits – IATA boss (Guardian)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments in Africa to maximise the positive…

French raid ‘kills top jihadist’ in Mali (BBC)

One of Mali’s top jihadist leaders has been killed in a raid by French forces,…

Dozens die as Uganda party boat sinks (BBC)

At least 29 people are now known to have died after a cruise boat carrying…

Woman shot dead at Durban taxi rank (SouthAfrican)

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

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