Pretoria - The Democratic Alliance's Herman Mashaba was on Monday elected as the new mayor of the City of Johannesburg.More about this news
Dar Es Salaam - Scientists at the Ifakara Health Institute and partner institutions have developed insecticide- laden Eave Tubes known as 'Tungulizibomba' that attract and kill mosquitoes .
Johannesburg - Former Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki has been admitted to the Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg.
Nairobi - The United States has pledged support for in support for peace and stability especially in Somalia and South Sudan.
Nairobi - While on an official visit to Nairobi, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced new aid packages for Kenya and South Sudan.
Maputo - The Defence Ministry says there were 17 Renamo attacks in five provinces between 8 July and 18 August.
JOHANNESBURG - A multi-party government led by South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) was formed in the administrative capital of Pretoria on Friday, the first time since 1994 when apartheid was brought to an end.
Khartoum - Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to settle all security and political dossiers and to reopen crossing point in a maximum period of three weeks, reaffirming the need to have security and stability in the region.
Mogadishu - The spokesman of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Col Joe Kibet said on Monday that AU troops have killed 8 militants in attack near Baidoa city.