Cape Town – From Zimbabwe repossessing unused land from black farmers; to tear gas being fired at angry fans who stormed the pitch and went on a rampage after Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup… Read these and other stories making the headlines from around the African continent.
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Eight UN peacekeepers six Pakistanis, a Russian and a Serb were killed on Tuesday when a Puma helicopter crashed in the troubled eastern Democratic republic of Congo,… Read more
Qatar is to invest $5 billion in Egypt, the government in Cairo announced on Tuesday, in another sign of a growing rapprochement following last year’s restoration of… Read more
A former South African student was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday after she went on a shopping spree with a R14 million ($1 million) university... Read more
Zimbabwe has begun repossessing idle land from black farmers who benefitted from controversial land reforms two decades ago, Agriculture Minister Anxious Masuka said on Wednesday. People whose farmland… Read more
A one-month-old infant was among three people who lost their lives after a head-on collision between two vehicles in Mpumalanga on Monday. According to a police… Read more
Police in Mpumalanga have reportedly launched a manhunt after a 31-year-old was allegedly hacked to death and set alight by a group of five suspects in… Read more
A Mpumalanga woman, Nontobeko Shongwe, 21, is reportedly suing the Gauteng Department of Health for R50 million after a surgeon at Steve Biko Academic Hospital allegedly amputated… Read more
The motion of no confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa and the no confidence in his Cabinet are set to go ahead on Wednesday afternoon. The African... Read more
The Ethiopian government and Tigrayan rebels on Tuesday accused each other of blocking a humanitarian aid convoy carrying emergency supplies for a starving population in the… Read more
Sophia Najjia, a Ugandan traditional healer, was sentenced to 30 years in prison by the Welkom Regional Court in Free State after she defrauded a 54-year-old... Read more
Nigerian security forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of angry fans who stormed the pitch and went on a rampage after Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup late on Tuesday. Read more…