Africa and South African News

JJOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 02: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the British High Commissioner's residence to attend an afternoon reception to celebrate the UK and South Africa’s important business and investment relationship, looking ahead to the Africa Investment Summit the UK will host in 2020. This is part of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's royal tour to South Africa. on October 02, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle considering moving to Africa

The pair have opened up in a new documentary.

A pig.

African swine fever spreading in the Philippines

The country has culled more than 30,000 pigs to try and curb the outbreak.

The elephant and crocodile.

Dead elephant found lying on top of dead crocodile

There was only one winner in this "very strange" encounter.

The Democratic Republic of Congo flag.

Four bodies found in Congo plane wreckage

The cause of the plane crash is not yet known.

Burkina Faso flag

15 dead in Burkina Faso mosque attack

Gunmen attacked during prayers on Friday.

Watch: The Immigration Minister announces the Government's new refugee quota policy.

Race Relations Commissioner relieved National's 'racist' refugee policy dumped

"No one chooses to be a refugee."

19 young women and girls were rescued from the Lagos facility.

Women rescued from rape, impregnation in Nigerian 'baby factory'

The 19 victims had been abducted by traffickers planning to sell their babies.

Duke of Sussex helps a local schoolboy to plant a tree at the Chobe National Park, Botswana, on day four of the royal tour.

Prince Harry continues Africa tour solo

The family drew crowds of well-wishers on their first three days in Cape Town.

The family are on a royal tour of Africa.

The best look at baby Archie yet

The family are on a royal tour of Africa.

Watch: The Duke and Duchess visit Nyanga.

Meghan Markle dons headscarf publicly for the first time

She was visiting South Africa's oldest mosque with Prince Harry.

A sandal and papers found in the debris of the collapsed classroom.

Kenya classroom collapse kills seven children, injures 64

The first floor of the building collapsed, trapping the children below.

Baby Tira.

Rare polka-dotted zebra spotted in Kenya

Baby Tira was discovered by a guide at the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Matthew and Karen Turner.

Pregnant mum hacked to death in bed in holiday resort

She was holidaying with her husband, young son and family friends.


Genetically modified mosquitoes let loose in Africa

It's hoped the sterile males will trick females into wasting their time mating with them.

Robert Mugabe leaves behind a mixed legacy.

Zimbabwe declares Mugabe a 'national hero'

The country will be in mourning until the former leader is buried, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said.

MRD and Lucy together stand as watershed fossils for illuminating early human ancestors.

Scientists reveal the face of our oldest known ancestor

It looks part ape, part human.

The former refugee has called for a fairer quota in NZ.

Former refugee's emotional plea to abolish restriction on African and Middle Eastern refugees

"This policy was designed intentionally to keep people like me out."

Alana Cutland.

'Absolutely terrifying': Pilot opens up on British woman jumping from plane

"I was trying to fly and stop her from falling at the same time."


How your holiday safari photos could be a tool for scientists

New research looked at 25,000 images.

Hands in handcuffs

Kiwi banker admits receiving millions in illegal payments

The fallout from his fraud scheme triggered a default on Mozambique's sovereign debt.