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ECOWAS threatens Guinea-Bissau sanctions as crisis drags - World News
ECOWAS threatens Guinea-Bissau sanctions as crisis drags 4 hours ago
West African leaders on Saturday threatened to slap Guinea-Bissau with sanctions unless the country's grinding political crisis was resolved within two months.
Two Danish nationals wounded in Gabon knife attack: minister -World News
Two Danish nationals wounded in Gabon knife attack: minister 6 hours ago
Two Danish nationals were wounded Saturday in a knife attack in Gabon's capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", a minister said.
More protests in Togo as president chairs ECOWAS summit -World News
More protests in Togo as president chairs ECOWAS summit 6 hours ago
Protesters again took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to demonstrate against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, who was in Nigeria chairing a summit of West African leaders.
eNCA | ANC is Zanu-PF's preferred party for SA  -World News
eNCA | ANC is Zanu-PF's preferred party for SA 9 hours ago
Zanu-PF politician Simbarashe Mumbengegwi made the comment at the ANC’s 54th elective conference.
Zuma calls for party unity as ANC meets to elect new leader -World News
Zuma calls for party unity as ANC meets to elect new leader 9 hours ago
South Africa's Jacob Zuma gave his last speech as African National Congress head on Saturday, as the only party in power since the end of apartheid prepared to pick its next leader, and likely future president, in a vote that was too close to call.
Zuma says South Africa's free higher education to be done in a fiscally sustainable manner -World News
Zuma says South Africa's free higher education to be done in a fiscally sustainable manner 10 hours ago
South Africa's government plan to offer free higher education for students from poor and working class households will be implemented in a "fiscally sustainable manner", President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.
Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from pirates -World News
Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from pirates 11 hours ago
A Nigerian military official says four abducted Chinese nationals have been rescued after a gun battle with sea pirates.
What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe drama -World News
What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe drama 11 hours ago
Some in Zimbabwe's far-flung areas still haven't heard about the dramatic ouster of Robert Mugabe last month after 37 years in power.
Jacob Zuma Prepares to Depart a Diminished A.N.C. -World News
Jacob Zuma Prepares to Depart a Diminished A.N.C. 12 hours ago
South Africa’s African National Congress was once a symbol of hope. As it chooses a new leader, what has happened to Nelson Mandela’s legacy?
Nigerian oil union calls for strike after talks hit deadlock -World News
Nigerian oil union calls for strike after talks hit deadlock 13 hours ago
A major Nigerian oil union said on Saturday it would launch a strike from Monday after talks aimed at resolving a dispute with domestic oil and gas companies reached a deadlock.
WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free -World News
WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free 13 hours ago
The World Health Organisation has declared Gabon a "polio-free country", given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country.
Zim, Botswana to 'fix strained relations' after Mugabe exit – report -World News
Zim, Botswana to 'fix strained relations' after Mugabe exit – report 13 hours ago
Botswana's government is reportedly set to "fix strained relations" with Zimbabwe once the current engagements between the two nations foreign affairs ministers are completed.
Nigeria defender Gbenga Arokoyo hopes to revive MLS career -World News
Nigeria defender Gbenga Arokoyo hopes to revive MLS career 14 hours ago
Nigeria defender Gbenga Arokoyo hopes to get his career back on track at MLS club Atlanta United after returning from a long injury layoff.
Libyan coast guard rescues more than 250 migrants trying to reach Italy -World News
Libyan coast guard rescues more than 250 migrants trying to reach Italy 14 hours ago
Libya's coastal guard has rescued more than 250 illegal migrants trying to leave the North African country in small boats bound for Italy, officials said on Saturday.
eNCA | WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free -World News
eNCA | WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free 15 hours ago
Polio is a highly-infectious viral disease which mainly affects young children and can result in permanent paralysis.
South Africa's nearly man Ramaphosa may lead country at last -World News
South Africa's nearly man Ramaphosa may lead country at last 15 hours ago
The nearly man of South African politics, Cyril Ramaphosa, is at last in with a chance of becoming president after being overlooked for years.
UN gives green light on Russia arms to C Africa -World News
UN gives green light on Russia arms to C Africa 15 hours ago
Russia has been authorised to provide the Central African Republic's armed forces with light arms, under an exemption to an arms embargo on the country granted by the UN, diplomatic sources have said.
GALLERY: Zanu-PF congress seals Mugabe's fate -World News
GALLERY: Zanu-PF congress seals Mugabe's fate 15 hours ago
Delegates from Zimbabwe's ruling party have gathered for an extraordinary conference in Harare to seal the fate of former president Robert Mugabe. See the pictures.
Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families -World News
Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families 15 hours ago
Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children.
WATCH: 'I have list of looters and I'm ready to name and shame them,' warns Mnangagwa -World News
WATCH: 'I have list of looters and I'm ready to name and shame them,' warns Mnangagwa 15 hours ago
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly claimed that he has a list of individuals and companies that externalised money illegally into safe havens outside the country.
eNCA | Mnangagwa vows new path for 'desecrated' party -World News
eNCA | Mnangagwa vows new path for 'desecrated' party 16 hours ago
Zimbabwe's new president took office last month after former president Robert Mugabe was forced to quit.
'Fierce and formidable' Dlamini-Zuma eyes South Africa's presidency -World News
'Fierce and formidable' Dlamini-Zuma eyes South Africa's presidency 16 hours ago
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a fierce campaigner against racial inequality whose hostility to big business has rattled investors in South Africa. She is also one of two front runners to be the country's next president.
WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free -World News
WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free 16 hours ago
The World Health Organization has declared Gabon a "polio-free country", given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country.
Jacob Zuma and the ANC: Are South Africa's dreams of freedom dead? -World News
Jacob Zuma and the ANC: Are South Africa's dreams of freedom dead? 17 hours ago
One of the most important elections in South Africa’s modern history takes place this weekend, with the pick of the new ANC leader.
For $6 a month, child trafficking nearly halted in Benin hotspot -World News
For $6 a month, child trafficking nearly halted in Benin hotspot 17 hours ago
By Nellie PeytonDAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Giving poor families just $6 a month has significantly reduced child trafficking in parts of the