Africa

Since being portrayed by actor Don Cheadle as the hero of the 2004 film 'Hotel Rwanda', Paul Rusesabagina emerged as a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame.

A Kenyan court on Thursday sentenced a former sports minister to six years in prison after finding him guilty over the siphoning of funds meant for athletes in the Brazil ...

Senegal starts clock on $550 million US grant to boost power ... Senegal starts clock on $550 million US grant to boost power supply

Senegal has completed reforms that will unlock a five-year grant of $550 million from the US that will help build ...

Zimbabwe utility to cut power by 12 hours a day amid shortage Zimbabwe utility to cut power by 12 hours a day amid shortage

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Co said on Sunday it has begun daily 12-hour power cuts due to ...

SANDF roped in after crocodiles thwart SAPS bid to demolish Zim ... SANDF roped in after crocodiles thwart SAPS bid to demolish Zim 'smugglers' bridge'

Crocodiles have prevented SAPS officers from destroying an illegal makeshift bridge over the Limpopo River linking SA ...