Africa

Ramaphosa appoints head of anti-corruption unit

His African National Congress won last week’s parliamentary election

Zambia's president insists on tax changes

Lungu said companies that don’t like the tax regime should leave the country.

Burundi moves to seize assets of opponents in exile

Nkurunziza’s decision to stand for a third term in 2015 was denounced as illegal by the opposition.

Nigerians arrested for 'eating during Ramadan fast'

Those arrested said they did not sight the Ramadan crescent.

Ramaphosa says to speed up economic reforms

Analysts have said reforms like cutting red tape and overhauling Eskom should be post-election priorities.

MTN Nigeria to list shares in Lagos in $6 bln flotation

MTN agreed to make a $53 million payment to resolve a dispute in Nigeria.

Sudan military agrees to three-year transition

Sudan has been ruled by the military council since the toppling of President Bashir.

Sudan crisis: 5 dead in clashes

It is unclear exactly what happened but activists have been talking about being targeted by a gunman.

Omar al-Bashir charged over dead Sudan protesters

Bashir has not been seen or heard from in public since he was ousted.

13 al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

Al Shabaab was pushed out of the capital Mogadishu in 2011, but retains a strong presence.

ANC's support ebbs despite lead in South Africa poll

Democratic Alliance (DA) is on 22 per cent and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on 10 per cent.

Tanzania opposition activist found beaten, dumped in village

Mdude Nyagali was found late on Wednesday at a village near his home town of Mbeya.