01/29/2014 4:10amTwo protesters were shot dead by police when a mob armed with stones and petrol bombs attacked a police station in northern South Africa on Tuesday night, local police said.
01/29/2014 7:23amThe South African Reserve Bank has unexpectedly hiked its landing rate by 50 basis points to 5.5 percent, citing exchange rate pressures that are expected to intensify.
01/29/2014 8:43amSouth Africa police say they've arrested a 6th suspect in connection with a case involving Czech national Radovan Krejcir who is facing charges of attempted murder, assault and kidnapping.
01/29/2014 9:39amNiger's justice minister says the country has detained four journalists in the past week for broadcasting false accusations and "appeals to hatred and violence."
01/29/2014 9:59amNigeria's leading opposition coalition says it has won over 11 senators who have defected from President Goodluck Jonathan's party.
01/29/2014 10:40amSeven men detained for allegedly plotting a coup in South Sudan were flown to Kenya and granted political asylum, President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday of a breakthrough expected to foster negotiations to end the South Sudan conflict that has killed thousands and driven 700,000 people from their homes.