AFP Washington US President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday that his CIA chief has held secret talks with North Korea's leader in Pyongyang, as the South said it was exploring paths to a peace deal with the nuclear-armed North. ..
AFP Harare Zimbabwe has fired all nurses who went on strike to demand higher salaries, in a hardline response by the country's new leadership to growing labour arrest. Several thousand nurses were sacked in a terse statement ..
Reuters ABUJA Three men burst into Nigeria's Senate on Wednesday and snatched the legislature's ceremonial mace, in an incident the body's spokesman blamed on a lawmaker who had been suspended. The men entered the ..
AFP N'Djamena Three Chadian soldiers were killed in a clash with Boko Haram militants on Sunday, Chad's national television reported on Tuesday. The three were given a posthumous award by the Chadian army chief of staff, ..
AFP Harare Zimbabwe on Wednesday marked its first independence day without Robert Mugabe in power, with new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa vowing to hold"credible" elections and turn around the southern African country's ..
Johannesburg: The first South African convicted for racist slurs will serve her full three-year prison sentence after a court on Wednesday rejected her application to appeal. Former realtor Vicki Momberg, 49, was last month ..
Yerevan: Thousands of people rallied in Armenia's capital on Wednesday to protest the election of former president Serzh Sarkisian as prime minister, viewed by the opposition as a power grab. Shouting"Armenia without ..
Johannesburg: South Africa on Wednesday expressed anger over Australia's travel advisory that warns tourists to exercise a"high degree of caution" when visiting the country, citing the risk of serious crime. The two ..
DAKAR: Global gains in the fight against malaria could be reversed unless countries control the disease in conflict zones, where deaths and infections are rising, experts said on Tuesday. The number of malaria cases worldwide ..