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China’s AI deployment in Africa poses risks to security and sovereignty

The competition to dominate Africa’s artificial intelligence and critical infrastructure markets is geopolitical and Beijing is racing for the lead. During the past 20...

Zulu Queen Mantfombi Dlamini dies a month after becoming regent

Queen Mantfombi, 65, became interim leader of the country's largest ethnic group last month after the death of her husband, King Goodwill Zwelithini. The queen's prime minister...

S. African sportsman’s death at hands of U.S. police sends shockwaves in homeland

South African police on Thursday said they have launched a manhunt for 16 prisoners who had escaped the day before. The incident occurred on Wednesday...

Dozens of Namibian Doctors Implicated in Medical Aid Scheme Fraud

The finance ministry has identified 84 doctors who are accused of stealing millions through the government's medical aid scheme, while at least N$13 million...

South Africa firms rushing to list first digital currency ETF in Africa

South African firms are in advanced stages of applying for the first digital currency exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Africa. According to local reports, two local...

Two to appear in court for alleged illegal possession of weapons and ammunition

A man and a woman arrested for the alleged illegal possession of firearms and ammunition are expected to appear in the magistrate's courts in...

Zimbabwe to sell hunting rights for endangered elephants

Zimbabwe will "soon" start selling rights to shoot as many as 500 elephants this year, the country announced this week.Tinashe Farawo, a spokesman for...

CEO of S.Africa’s Absa leaves over strategy dispute after 15 months

Absa Chief Executive Daniel Mminele has stepped down, the bank said on Tuesday, a shock departure just 15 months into his post that sent...

Elephants kill suspected poacher in SA’s Kruger park

A suspected poacher has died after being trampled by elephants in South Africa's Kruger National Park. The South African National Parks (SANParks) on Sunday said...

Namibian court denies entry to gay couple’s surrogate daughters

A Namibian court has refused to issue a gay man emergency travel documents so that he can bring home his twin daughters from South...

Cape Town fire: Residents evacuated on city’s outskirts

South African emergency workers have evacuated three 17-storey residential buildings overlooking Cape Town as a huge fire burns along Table Mountain. The blaze spread quickly...

Caster Semenya wins 5,000m title in South African Athletics Championships

Caster Semenya says she will not attempt to qualify for the 200m at the Tokyo Olympics after defending her national 5,000m title in South...
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