Zimbabwe's ailing economy massively problematic for its prison system
Africa 11 June 2017

Zimbabwe , 11 June 2017 - Zimbabwe has a prison population of 17,000 inmates at 42 prisons across the country, with living conditions that are deteriorating due to neglect.

Maimane's presence in Zambia goes against sanctity of Zambian judiciary
Africa 26 May 2017

Johannesburg, 25 May 2017 - The Zambian High Commission is standing by the country's decision to stop DA leader Mmusi Maimane from entering the country.

Mugabe urges Zimbabweans to guard their independence
Africa 18 April 2017

Zimbabwe, 17 April 2017 - Mugabe was speaking to tens of thousands of people at Harare stadium, during commemorations of Zimbabwe's independence from Britain.

Thousands of migrants stranded off coast of Libya
Africa 17 April 2017

Libya - 17 April 2017 - Rescue workers are battling to save as many as 1,800 migrants stranded on boats off the coast of Libya.

Meet Jano First Ethiopian Rock Band band
Africa 9 April 2017

Members of the Jano band take part in a practise session on February 16, 2017 in Addis Ababa. The band has been playing in Ethiopia and touring in Europe for the past five years.

UN chief urges 'massive response' to avert Somali famine
Africa 8 March 2017

Somalia- 08 March 2017 - Top UN aid chiefs have begged donors to increase efforts to stave off looming famine in South Sudan, where a third of the population are in crisis after months of war.

‘She Leads Africa’ aims to help women in leadership positions
Africa 19 February 2017

Johannesburg, 19 February 2017- An empowerment initiative to help young women succeed in their businesses, She Leads Africa helps build entrepreneurs' careers by hosting events across the continent.

African-American entrepreneurs’ hopes under Trump administration
Africa 18 February 2017

Washington, 18 February 2017 - The US state of Maryland is home to one of the country's largest African populations. Within that 120,000 strong community are plenty of people looking to make it in the business world.

Zimbabwean 'This Flag' pastor to apply for bail
Africa 8 February 2017

Zimbabwean pastor, Evan Mawarire, the man who mobilised people to demonstrate against the Mugabe regime, is in jail. He was arrested last week, upon his return to Zimbabwe.

Millions missing from Gambian state coffers, claims adviser
Africa 23 January 2017

Johannesburg, 23 January 2017 – Amnesty International deputy regional director Stephen Cockburn speaks about the latest developments in The Gambia.