Thesele Maseribane has accused the deputy prime minister of involvement in the move to seize power, after an attempted coup in the landlocked country.
Armed forces have seized control of the country's police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones, says a government minister.
Islamic militants released US journalist Peter Theo Curtis on Sunday, less than a week after grisly footage emerged of the execution of James Foley.
President Peter Mutharika has shot down Cabinet ministers' request for a 600% salary hike to cover the higher cost of living.
Even though he hasn't won a Grand Slam title this year, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer is still top of the earnings table, according to Forbes.
Football in Algeria has been cancelled in protest after a projectile from the crowd hit and killed a league player sparked revulsion at the violence.
The DRC has confirmed its first Ebola outbreak in 2014, but claims it's unrelated to the epidemic. It comes as the first UK case is also confirmed.
After criticism of authorities' use of military gear in Ferguson, Barack Obama has requested a probe into the battle-grade hardware sold to police.
Over 2 000 people have been killed in Gaza, as donors are set to meet in Cairo to offer funds for the reconstruction of Gaza.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife has been chosen to lead the ruling party's women's wing, propelling her into the powerful politburo.