Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the opposition party Renamo, recently announced a further two-month extension of the truce his forces have been observing since late December.
IT was a scheme as bold and eccentric as any to emerge from China’s 21st-century sprint towards urbanisation: to build and populate a dazzling metropolis of one million inhabitants deep in the country’s barren western hinterlands.
LONDON — A knife-wielding assailant driving a sport utility vehicle mowed down panicked pedestrians and stabbed a police officer outside Parliament on Wednesday in a deadly assault, prompting the hasty evacuation of the prime minister and punctuating the threat of terrorism in Europe.
A RELIGIOUS TV channel in Senegal has broadcast a hardcore porn movie, causing shock among many viewers.
IN our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than six weeks on “medical vacation” in the UK.
WIKILEAKS released on Tuesday what the whistleblower group claimed were thousands of secret CIA files showing how US spies hack smartphones, as well as exposing a major secret listening post in Germany.
RUDOLF du Plessis says 2017 will be an unusual year for Africa as its largest trading partners, China and America, are undergoing major transitions.
CHEERING crowds welcomed King Salman Wednesday as he began the first visit by a Saudi monarch to Indonesia for almost 50 years, seeking stronger economic ties with the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.