Africa

Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

Breeders say open trade will stop poachers slaughtering rhino but activists say legal sales could fuel illegal hunting.

Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

Africa

Latest CAR clashes leave 13 people dead

The clashes took place in Bria between a majority Muslim rebel group and a predominantly Christian armed group.

Latest CAR clashes leave 13 people dead

Africa

'Nothing to save': 500 killed in Sierra Leone mudslides

Government calls for 10,000 people to evacuate as more than 600 remain missing after devastating landslides.

Africa

Sierra Leone calls for evacuation amid threat of more landslides

The government of Sierra Leone has called for the evacuation of 10,000 people living on an unstable hillside in the capital Freetown. It came six days after a landslide in the city left hundreds dead.

Africa

Grace Mugabe granted immunity after leaving S Africa

Zimbabwean president's wife was accused of attacking a model with an electric cable in a hotel in Johannesburg.

Africa

The 2017 Angola elections

After 38 years, Angola will soon get a new president, but what is the electoral process?

The 2017 Angola elections

Africa

Sierra Leone mudslides: More evacuations as death toll rises

At least 450 people are now confirmed dead after a massive mudslide in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.

Africa

Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

Harare authorities say state-owned S African Airways planes were halted for failing to comply with civil aviation rules.

Africa

Protesters rally against Grace Mugabe at South Africa summit

As African leaders met in Pretoria, activists urged them to respect the rule of law with regards to Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first lady.

Africa

President returns to Nigeria after lengthy absence

President to address nation following more than three months of absence spent in London for an undisclosed ailment.

Buhari returns after lengthy UK medical treatment

Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo landslide death toll climbs to 200

Dozens missing and houses destroyed in northeast Tora village after heavy rain triggered mudslide earlier this week.

DR Congo landslide death toll climbs to 200

Sierra Leone

Death toll crosses 400 mark in Sierra Leone floods

Heavy rains threaten other parts of the capital Freetown as number of dead rises to more than 400.

Africa

Sierra Leone calls for international help following deadly floods

Rescuers in Sierra Leone are still recovering bodies almost a week after the deadly landslide.

Africa

Kenya opposition files challenge over election results

Lawyers for the Kenyan opposition filed a petition with the Supreme Court challenging President Kenyatta's re-election.

Kenya opposition files challenge over election results

Business & Economy

Iran, Afghanistan top money laundering index

Annual index ranks 140 countries in terms of risk of money laundering and 'terrorism' financing.

Iran and Afghanistan top 2017 Basel AML Index