An amendment to the prohibition of mixed marriages bill is adopted in 1968 and extends the ban on mixed race marriages, preventing white and coloured people from marrying.
The ship the SS Mendi, sank 100 years ago today off the coast of the Isle of Wight. The ship was carrying a contingent of black South African soldiers, who were supporting the British in WWI.
Gambians celebrated the inauguration of their new president, Adama Barrow, by turning out en masse to watch the ceremony live at the Independence Stadium in Banjul.
Robert Mugabe still believes that he is the only suitable candidate to rule Zimbabwe. He spoke during an interview in the build-up to celebrations for his 93rd birthday on February 21.
FW de Klerk announces a referendum to determine white opinion on his recently instituted political reforms. The referendum is to be held on March 17, 1992.
Authorities confirm that at least 18 people have died, after the blast from a suicide car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu, Somalia on Sunday.
Somalia faces the risk is encountering yet another catastrophe, if no attempt is made to try and mitigate the effects of the drought situation that continues to plague that country.
The United Nations has said that those responsible for the conflict that has torn South Sudan apart needed to be held to account.
President Jacob Zuma and a delegation of home affairs officials launched the newly revamped immigration facility in Pretoria on Friday.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson became the first in his position to visit The Gambia since its independence in 1965.