WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - Namibia's President Hage Geingob on Friday looked set to secure a second term with partial results from this week's general election showing him leading with 56 percent of the …Read More
PARIS - People don't celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Russia, or South Africa - but they do shop on Black Friday.
The U.S. sales phenomenon has spread to retailers across the world …Read More
Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey has wrapped up of a trip to Africa by pledging to reside on the continent next year for up to six months.
Dorsey tweeted this week: "Africa …Read More
JOHANNESBURG - Forget Thanksgiving. In Africa, consumers are forgoing the turkey dinner and family drama. Instead, they are, in huge numbers, celebrating the bonanza that comes the day after:
Marketing website Black …Read More
KHARTOUM - Sudanese transitional authorities approved a law on Thursday to dissolve the former ruling party and repealed a public order law used to regulate women's behavior under ex-President Omar al-Bashir, the …Read More
ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities this week launched the first nationwide register of sex offenders and held a procession in Abuja to raise awareness of and work to prevent violence against women. …Read More
HARARE, ZIMABABWE - A U.N. official is warning that Zimbabwe is on the brink of starvation, with millions facing food insecurity.
Hilal Elver, U.N. special rapporteur on the right to food, said …Read More
PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron says France will reconsider the conditions of its military operation in West and Central Africa, after a helicopter collision killed 13 soldiers fighting Islamic State group-linked …Read More