SA sees slow progress in Zimbabwe talks

Zimbabwe's political rivals have agreed some outstanding issues of a power-sharing deal, but the pace of negotiations is slow.

Malawi gay couple denied bail for ‘own protection’

A court in Malawi on Monday denied bail to two men arrested after becoming the first gay couple to marry in the conservative African country.

Africa needs more than latter-day Livingstones

If its wildlife is to be preserved, more income from the tourists who flock to safari parks must find its way to local people.

Married Malawi gay couple face test to prove they had sex

The first gay couple to marry in Malawi face a humiliating medical examination aimed at proving they have had sexual relations.

Suspect was pious pupil who shunned life of the rich

Abdulmutallab remained a humble, if solitary young man who shunned material possessions and craved knowledge.

Kaunda warned: Retire or you’ll be humiliated

Kenneth Kaunda's power is threatened.

Young lion prepares to challenge for leadership

Zambian elections: It looks like the end of the road for an African strong-man.

Unheralded and unnoticed, a nation is born

A new nation is being created, almost unnoticed, in troubled Horn of Africa.

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