Africa Edition Headlines

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: News24

 2018-06-23 22:03 

News24

Bitter court battle looms over top UCT post...

The black University of Cape Town (UCT) academic community is challenging the appointment of associate Professor Lis Lange to the position of deputy vice-chancellor for teaching and learning....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

News24

Stan Mathabatha retains his position as Limpopo chairperson...

Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha has retained his position as ANC provincial chair after he was elected unopposed....

 2018-06-23 20:35 

News24

Police investigating murder of Stellenbosch farmer...

Western Cape police are investigating the murder of a man that was killed on a farm near Stellenbosch....

 2018-06-23 19:49 

News24

As driving ban lifts, Saudi women in crosshairs of change...

Saudi women in the crosshairs of progress and patriarchy as they prepare to drive for the first time...

 2018-06-23 19:24 

News24

Four killed, five wounded in Vosloorus shooting...

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for a group of armed men who killed four people after opening fire at a men's hostel in Vosloosrus, Ekurhuleni....

 2018-06-23 19:15 

News24

Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a 'few inches away from me but it is not my time'...

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally, suggested he was the target of the attack which left one of his vice-presidents wounded....

 2018-06-23 19:00 

News24

DRC says it will give Bemba diplomatic passport to return...

Democratic Republic of Congo's government says it will give former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, recently acquitted on appeal at the ICC of war crimes, a diplomatic passport to allow him to return to the country....

 2018-06-23 18:24 

News24

Argument over pig slaughtering leads to death of man...

A 25-year-old man was killed following a fall-out with a friend over the slaughtering of a pig in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape....

 2018-06-23 18:20 

News24

WATCH: Thousands march in London to demand referendum on Brexit deal...

Thousands of people march through London, two years after the EU referendum. The campaigners are demanding a final vote on the UK's Brexit deal. Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, 2019....

 2018-06-23 17:07 

News24

PICS: Mnangagwa visits the injured in hospital following Zimbabwe blast...

Pictures of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa visiting the injured following a blast at a ruling Zanu-PF party rally in Bulawayo have emerged on social media....

 2018-06-23 17:04 

News24

Cameroonian town ravaged by Boko Haram bears deep scars...

Burnt cars, houses torched or pockmarked by heavy shelling and shuttered schools mark the once bustling Cameroon town of Amchide which was a frontline in the war against Boko Haram....

 2018-06-23 16:42 

News24

Vatican convicts ex-diplomat of child porn distribution...

The Vatican tribunal has convicted a former Holy See diplomat and sentenced him to five years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography in the first such trial of its kind inside the Vatican....

 2018-06-23 15:44 

News24

Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a 'well-orchestrated attack'...

Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed has said that the blast that injured at least 83 during a rally to support him was a 'well-orchestrated attack' but "one that failed"....

 2018-06-23 15:44 

News24

One of Mnangagwa's VPs injured in Zim explosion: state TV...

One of Zimbabwe's two vice presidents was injured during an explosion at a ruling Zanu-PF election rally which President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived in the second city of Bulawayo, state television says....

 2018-06-23 15:32 

News24

Urgent application to interdict ANC Limpopo conference struck off the roll...

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has struck an urgent application to halt the ANC Limpopo elective conference off the roll....

 2018-06-23 15:19 

News24

Magashule questions who is funding ANC Limpopo conference court challenge...

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has called for hard questions to be asked about who is funding members who have dragged the party to court....

 2018-06-23 14:40 

News24

WATCH: The moment when Zim leader Mnangagwa survived a blast at Zanu-PF party rally...

A video showing the moment when Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling Zanu-PF party rally has emerged on social media....

 2018-06-23 14:05 

News24

Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns; Mnangagwa not hurt...

Zimbabwe state media say an explosion has rocked a stadium where President Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing a campaign rally....

 2018-06-23 13:02 

News24

ANC Limpopo conference is a 'burning house', says lawyer...

Advocate Dali Mpofu has described the Limpopo elective conference as a house on fire, while arguing for an urgent interdict to have it stopped and declared illegitimate....

 2018-06-23 12:30 

News24

US to send caskets to North Korea to return war remains - reports...

South Korean media say the US military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of US soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War....

 2018-06-23 12:14 

News24

Boko Haram raid kills five in Nigeria: residents...

At least five people have been killed and six others injured in a nighttime Boko Haram raid and suicide attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, residents say....

 2018-06-23 12:14 

News24

UPDATE: Ethiopia PM's aide says 83 injured in rally blast, no deaths...

Several people have been killed in a blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first rally in the capital attended by tens of thousands of people, state media reports....

 2018-06-23 11:35 

News24

Man arrested after uncle's burnt body found in pit toilet...

A man has been arrested in connection with the killing of his uncle, whose burnt body was found dumped inside a pit toilet at the Matlala Lehwelere village in Limpopo, police say....

 2018-06-23 11:09 

News24

WATCH: Brexit two years on...

A timeline of key moments up to and since the UK voted yes to Brexit on 23 June 2016....

 2018-06-23 10:13 

News24

PICS: Blast at Ethiopian PM's rally sparks panic...

A small blast has sparked panic at a public rally for Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended by tens of thousands of people....

 2018-06-23 10:12 

News24

Saudi Arabia's jailed trailblazers...

Saudi authorities have in the past two months detained at least 16 people, including several identified as women's rights activists, on accusations of treason....

 2018-06-23 10:05 

News24

Police commissioner shocked by Eastern Cape cop shooting wife...

Eastern Cape Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga has expressed her shock at a policeman who shot and killed his wife at a school....

 2018-06-23 10:00 

News24

Gambia leader meets victims' families after deadly protest...

Gambian president Adama Barrow has paid tribute to three young protesters killed by police in an anti-pollution rally, urging witnesses to come forward to a commission of inquiry set up by his government....

 2018-06-23 09:00 

News24

French teen who accidentally crossed Canada-US border held for 2 weeks: report...

A young French woman who was visiting her mother in western Canada spent two weeks in a US detention center after inadvertently crossing the border while jogging along the beach, a report has said....

 2018-06-23 09:00 

News24

Lesotho group petitions Queen Elizabeth to get back SA land...

"The petition is all about the readjustment request for Lesotho boundaries. That is all we are requesting for her majesty Queen Elizabeth to do for the Basotho," co-ordinator Mpho Serobanyane has said....

 2018-06-23 08:19 

News24

WATCH: Refugees tackle plastic waste in one of the biggest refugee camps in the world...

Somali refugees have found a new source of income in one of the biggest refugee camps in the world....

 2018-06-23 08:14 

News24

Surprise meeting: Is Zim seeing a departure from Zanu-PF's tough stance towards gays?...

Top officials from President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu-PF party have reportedly met with representatives of the Lesbian, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender community in a bid to "fix" relations ahead of the July 30 elections....

 2018-06-23 07:48 

News24

Girl pushed by Texas officer at pool party settles for $150k...

A bikini-clad black teenager who was shoved to the ground by a white Texas police officer has settled a federal lawsuit against him and the city of McKinney for almost $150 000....

 2018-06-23 07:48 

News24

Trump tries to change focus of border debate...

US President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally....

 2018-06-23 07:33 

News24

Ramaphosa declares Special Official Funeral for Billy Modise...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Official Funeral for Ambassador Billy Modise who died on Wednesday at the age of 87....

 2018-06-23 07:26 

News24

Luthuli House insists ANC Limpopo conference will go ahead, despite looming court action...

Despite looming court action to challenge the ANC Limpopo elective conference scheduled for this weekend, Luthuli House insists the conference will go ahead....

 2018-06-23 06:51 

News24

Couple engaged after airline finds lost bag with ring...

A couple were finally engaged after an airline lost one of their bags that had the ring inside....

 2018-06-23 06:51 

News24

Woman who shot boyfriend in videotaped stunt resisted...

A transcript shows a Minnesota man urged his girlfriend to shoot him for a videotaped stunt that ended in his death....

 2018-06-23 06:01 

News24

Ex-Zanu-PF leader 'must co-exist with the white farmer'... at least for now court...

The High Court of Zimbabwe has reportedly stopped a provincial minister from evicting an ex-Zanu-PF youth leader from his farm....

 2018-06-23 06:00 

News24

Uninvite Obama to Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, organisations ask...

Two organisations have written open letters to the Nelson Mandela Foundation to ask the foundation to withdraw its invitation to former US president Barack Obama to deliver the annual lecture on July 17....

 2018-06-23 05:50 

News24

Top Africa stories: Zim safari carnage clean up, Akon...

A bloody carnage has been cleaned up after hyenas killed a kudu in reception area of a Zimbabwean safari camp, and Zimbabweans have find humour in a minister's ribbon-cutting ceremony....

 2018-06-23 05:04 

News24

'We desist from working as silos, but we work as a team' - Vincent Smith on land expropriation process...

Co-chairperson the the Joint Constitutional Review Committee Vincent Smith - a veteran who has crossed political minefields - is fully aware of the enormity of his task to look into the amendment of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensa...

 2018-06-23 05:02 

News24

92-year-old WWII veteran surprised with high school diploma...

A New Jersey township high school enacted a surprise plan this week to award a 92-year-old World War II veteran the high school diploma he would have earned if he hadn't dropped out to join the army....

 2018-06-23 05:02 

News24

WATCH: US military may house immigrant children...

The US military is asked to get ready to house up to 20 000 immigrant children, as US President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back a widely condemned policy of separating children from their parents is beset by confusion....

 2018-06-22 20:53 

News24

Father of girl on Time cover says she's with her mother...

The father of the girl who is pictured crying on the cover of Time magazine says the Honduran foreign ministry told him that his daughter is detained with her mother in McAllen, Texas, and the two have not been separated...

 2018-06-22 20:10 

News24

UK dad must get permission from police before having sex...

A magistrate ruled that Aaron Sutcliffe, who's HIV-positive, must tell police the name of anyone he plans to have intercourse with after he'd deliberately infected women with HIV....

 2018-06-22 20:09 

News24

WATCH: Rescue ship back at sea as migrants sent from port to port...

Last week, the rescue ship Aquarius was making world news headlines - now it's back on mission....

 2018-06-22 20:04 

News24

Tshepisong serial rapist sentenced to 15 life terms...

Kito Christopher Malumbele has been sentenced to 15 life terms plus 105 years behind bars, after he was convicted of 52 counts, including 12 rape and 17 kidnapping charges....

 2018-06-22 19:43 

News24

WATCH: Heroes save bus passengers after driver has a stroke...

CCTV footage captured from the long-distance coach shows the moment the driver suffered a stroke and started dangling sideways by his seatbelt while on a motorway....

 2018-06-22 19:40 

News24

The man bringing X-Ray technology to townships and bettering people's lives...

It took a tumble while playing with friends in primary school to change the course of his life and improve the lives of thousands of people....

  • Need an account?  
    or