South Africa court finds finance minister violated constitution
Handed down in December, the judgment only came to public light on Tuesday.
Ugandan military says rebel group operations commander killed in DRC
The ADF attacked the UN peacekeepers in eastern DRC’s North Kivu province on December 7, killing at least 15 Tanzanian blue helmets, five DRC soldiers and wounded 53 others.
No lavish birthday celebration as Zimbabwe’s Mugabe turns 94
This is Robert Mugabe’s first birthday since he was ousted from power in a military coup last November
Chad, Qatar restore ties in wake of Arab states rift
Chad closed Qatar’s embassy and expelled its diplomats last August.
Gunmen kill six in attack on South African police station
The attackers also stole weapons.
Ethiopia says state of emergency will last 6 months
The emergency came after the surprise resignation of the prime minister.
UNICEF says 76 people killed in ethnic strife in northeast DR Congo
In early 2018, more than five million Congolese were forced to leave their homes.
South African stocks in demand after Zuma quits, rand soars
Zuma quit late on Wednesday, reluctantly heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to a nine-year tenure
Ramaphosa to work hard ‘not to disappoint people of South Africa’
Ramaphosa, who will be president until elections 2019, faces an uphill battle to earn back public and investor support
Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president
Former president Jacob Zuka resigned Wednesday.
South Africa opposition EFF says will boycott election of new president
EFF leader Malema says his party will not legitimise ANC choice.
South Africa parliament set to elect new president
Ramaphosa, the interim head of state after Zuma’s resignation, is widely expected to be appointed.
Zimbabwe offers to pay for Tsvangirai funeral expenses
The veteran politician died on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, dies
The opposition had battled colon cancer for years
AU team in Somalia to assess peacekeeping operations
The delegation is scheduled to hold talks with senior government, UN and AU mission officials
Zuma vows not to resign; faces another no-confidence vote in parliament
Mr. Zuma refuses to step down, but the South African ruling party is determined to remove him from office by Thursday.
2018 Election: 5.3m Zimbabweans registered to vote
The electoral body says the figure is provisional as it has yet to undergo verification and de-duplication
Zuma enters last days in office as South African President
The party wants its new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa, to deliver the annual “State of the Nation” address.
South African aide to South Sudan rebels could face death penalty
William Endley served as an advisor to rebel leader Riek Machar.
South Africa’s Zuma agrees in principle to resign in 3 to 6 months
The decision by the ANC national executive followed 13 hours of tense deliberations.