JOHANNESBURG - A senior South African government official on Thursday said China is an important partner of his country and that bilateral relations have reached a new high.More about this news
ABUJA - The Nigerian military on Thursday debunked claims that its troops had rescued some of the missing schoolgirls in the northeastern state of Yobe following a suspected attack by terror group Boko Haram earlier this week.
MAPUTO - The European Union (EU) in Mozambique told Xinhua on Thursday in Maputo that it has an aid package of more than 300 million Euros (about 370 million U.S. dollars) to support the country's rural development in the northern province of Nampula and central Zambezia, in sectors of energy, agriculture and transport.
LAGOS - The recent attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on a college in restive northeast Nigeria's Yobe and the following confusion with regard to the actual number of missing schoolgirls is bringing back memories of the 2014 Chibok attack.
TRIPOLI - The Libyan government has won an international legal case against two Brazilian construction companies that claimed 96 million U.S. dollars in damages due to the suspension of their projects in Libya, local authorities said Thursday.
CAPE TOWN - An elderly British couple were kidnapped in South Africa more than a week ago, police said Thursday, amid reports that they were abducted by extremists suspected to have links to the Islamic State group.
CAPE TOWN - A South African court has found Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba violated the constitution in statements he made about his decision to revoke his approval of a company’s bid to open a private airport immigration facility.
ABIDJAN - Switzerland imposed sanctions including asset freezes and travel bans on 14 allies of Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday amid a worsening political crisis linked to his refusal to step down.
NAIROBI - Ethiopia has released more than 1,500 prisoners in its eastern Somali region, government officials said on social media, days after the government declared a state of emergency to try to tamp down unrest in Africa?s second most populous nation.