The US has 34 known military bases in Africa, from where it conducts ‘drone operations, training, military exercises, direct action and humanitarian activities.’
Isabel dos Santos — nicknamed Africa’s wealthiest woman — is under investigation for alleged irregularities involving state companies.
It was reported that Chaka Chaka had been forced to return to South Africa due to her public support for Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine.
Armed men have attacked buses and trucks travelling on the main north-to-south highway in central Mozambique, an opposition bastion.
The tropical storm is currently pounding Mauritius with torrential downpours, forcing it to close its only airport.
This follows a massive car bomb explosion in a busy area of Mogadishu on Saturday that left at least 79 people dead and scores injured.

Africa Sixty years on, Africa still seeks right model for growth

Lack of democracy, transparency and efficient judicial systems are major brakes on African growth.

Africa 20 bodies recovered from DR Congo river after ferry blaze

Several other people suffered burns and a number remain missing.

Africa ‘More than 20’ killed in Mogadishu car bomb – police

More than thirty others have been wounded.

Africa Seven killed in Nigeria jihadist attack on Christmas eve

Troops have been stationed in Chibok since the kidnap but deadly Boko Haram raids continue in the area.

Africa Nigeria frees former top official accused of graft

Nigeria’s intelligence agency has come under attack.

Africa Jihadists kill six and abduct five in northeast Nigeria

Clashes between jihadists and Fulani herders have intensified in recent months.

Africa DRC army hands over hundreds of Hutus to Rwanda

Some 71 rebels and almost 1,500 family members and dependents were transported across the border on Saturday.

Africa Belgian court jails Rwandan for 25 years for genocide

‘He has shown himself to be without pity, and extremely organised to the extent of setting up a militia,’ the judge said.

Africa Sudanese celebrate, demand justice on uprising anniversary

‘We did something unique with this peaceful revolution — we’re proud of it,’ said Siham Abdelrahman, marching with his flag-waving comrades in the capital.

Africa Jihadist insurgency grows in northern Mozambique

‘There are more incidents, more frequently, against more targets and with increasing firepower,’ said one analyst with a security consulting company.

Africa Suspected ISIS-linked terrorism in Mozambique wreaking havoc with no end in sight

This year, more than 600 people were reportedly killed, and because government has no capacity, manpower, skills or equipment to deal with the problem, the insurgency is moving more inland.

Africa Power shortages grip Zambia as dam levels dip

Recurring drought across southern Africa has cut the water reserves of the hydroelectric dam of Kariba, the main source of energy of the country.

Africa Zim vice-president’s wife in court on attempted murder, fraud charges

Marry Mubaiwa, 38, among others allegedly tried to kill her husband while he was in South Africa for medical treatment.




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