SA firm to take over UK’s Poundland
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SA firm to take over UK’s Poundland

Discount chain Poundland has agreed to a £597m takeover by South African retail group Steinhoff…

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Solar Impulse: Zero-fuel plane lands in Cairo
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Solar Impulse: Zero-fuel plane lands in Cairo

Image copyright Solar Impulse Image caption Andre Borschberg flew over the pyramids before landing The…

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Hundreds forcibly disappeared in Egypt crackdown, says Amnesty
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Hundreds forcibly disappeared in Egypt crackdown, says Amnesty

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police special forces patrolled the streets of Cairo on the…

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Burundi crisis: MP Hafsa Mossi shot dead in Bujumbura
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Burundi crisis: MP Hafsa Mossi shot dead in Bujumbura

Image copyright East African parliament Image caption Hafsa Mossi used to work for the BBC…

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Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari sends task force to Zamfara
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Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari sends task force to Zamfara

Image copyright Other Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a special military task force to…

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South Sudan: Mass evacuation of foreigners
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South Sudan: Mass evacuation of foreigners

Image copyright German Foreign Office Image caption Foreigners airlifted from South Sudan Several countries are…

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Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire freed
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Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire freed

Image copyright AP Image caption Pastor Evan Mawarire says he wants to reclaim the flag…

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Zimbabwe shutdown
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Zimbabwe shutdown

Image copyright Reuters Zimbabweans are being urged on social media and the messaging service WhatsApp…

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Fifa lifts the threat of a global ban for Uganda
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Fifa lifts the threat of a global ban for Uganda

Uganda are in contention for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals and the 2018…

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Siya Makuzeni: South Africa’s trombone-playing jazz singer
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Siya Makuzeni: South Africa’s trombone-playing jazz singer

Every year the small town of Grahamstown in South Africa’s Eastern Cape hosts the National…

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