Malawi Political Standoff Shows No Sign of Abating

BLANTYRE - The political impasse in Malawi stemming from disputed May elections shows no sign of ending. President Peter Mutharika has offered to negotiate with the opposition, but opposition parties say the president is illegitimate …

South African police clash with protesting asylum-seekers

CAPE TOWN, South African police arrested around 100 foreign nationals occupying an office building in Cape Town as part of a sit-in protest against xenophobia, later releasing many of them.

Hundreds of asylum-seekers have been …

Rwanda Government Pushes Electric Cars, Bikes

KIGALI � Rwanda's government is getting behind the carbon neutral movement by promoting electric cars and motorcycles. German automaker Volkswagen is demonstrating electric vehicles in Kigali, while a local company has begun selling electric bikes. …