Plans are afoot to raise in the region of $2-billion, which will will be used to help African countries cope with the refugee crisis facing that continent.
More than 5.6-million children face the risk of contracting waterborne diseases in the countries that are near or around the Lake Chad basin.
More than 14 elephants, including a mother and her young calf, have been poisoned in and around Zimbabwe’s premier game reserve, Hwange National Park. Most of the poisoned elephants died near the south of the park. Some had their tusks hacked off. The others were found outside the northern sector of the park in state forestry land.
Angolan vice-president Manuel Vicente is set to stand trial in Portugal on corruption charges, Portugal’s main news agency Lusa, reported on Wednesday.
It was just another day at the office for South African Customs officials operating at the OR Tambo International Airport, after they confiscated counterfeit goods to the value of R4.2-million this week.
South African musician and activist, Yvonne Chaka Chaka said disseminating information had always been at the core of the work that she did.
Mali’s Security Minister Salif Traore said there was absolutely no doubt in the government’s mind that an attack on a local luxury resort this weekend was terror related.
The inauguration of Thomas Thabane as Lesotho’s prime minister went ahead on Friday, despite his estranged wife’s murder on Wednesday.
Construction giants Turner & Townsend said Johannesburg would soon experience a massive spike in construction costs.
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