JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The new chief executive of South Africa’s power utility Eskom said on Sunday that a plan to split the loss-making company should not be rushed, because risks associated with the process need to be assessed and managed properly.
JUBA (Reuters) - Sudan and one rebel group signed a preliminary deal on political and security arrangements on Friday, paving the way for eventual reconciliation through ongoing talks.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s parliament on Friday backed a request from the main opposition party to begin proceedings that could lead to the removal of the country’s top anti-corruption official amid criticism of her record in office.
PARIS (Reuters) - Cameroonian designer Imane Ayissi blended European style with African flair for a catwalk collection that marked the first time a designer from sub-Saharan Africa had joined the Paris haute couture fashion week.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa saw the lowest number of mine deaths on record last year, with 51 people killed compared to 81 the previous year, the mines ministry said on Friday.
LAGOS (Reuters) - The men in naval uniforms charged into the Nigerian waterfront village of Okun Glass in the morning, chased out the residents, then called in the bulldozers.
DAR ES SALAAM -- A Tanzanian court on Thursday jailed eight fishermen for three years each after it had convicted them of involvement in illegal fishing in a national park northwest of the country.
KAMPALA-- Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda on Wednesday said the country is on high alert as locusts draw close to the common border with Kenya.
OUAGADOUGOU-- Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore declared on Tuesday a 48-hour national mourning on Wednesday and Thursday in memory of the 36 civilians killed in Monday's terrorist attacks.