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'Better tomorrow' in Burkina

Burkina Faso's president-in-waiting, Roch Marc Kabore, promised a brighter future for the West African country yesterday after becoming its first newly elected leader in three decades.

No peacekeepers yet, says Ban

Burundi is on the brink of a war that could have "potentially disastrous effects in an already fragile region", but there is no immediate need to deploy United Nations peacekeepers, secretary-general Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council.

Pope rounds off tour of Africa with call for peace

“Today Bangui is the spiritual capital of the world… the Holy Year of Mercy begins earlier in this land that has suffered for many years as a result of war‚ hatred‚ misunderstanding and a lack of peace.”

TB Joshua fails to appear at trial for criminal negligence that killed 81 South Africans

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua and two contractors facing trial for criminal negligence over a church building collapse that killed 116 worshippers failed to appear in court on Monday, prompting the judge to adjourn the case.

Burkina Faso to announce provisional election results

Sunday's peaceful election comes after longtime leader Blaise Compaore was toppled in a popular uprising in October 2014 in which demonstrators faced down the security forces over his attempt to extend his tenure.

We're scared witless

South Africans live in fear of house robbers, drug addicts and rapists - and worse, they believe many of the people meant to protect them are on the take.