South African Journalist Held by Islamic State Back Home

A South African photojournalist has returned home after spending three years in captivity with the Islamic State in Syria, his family said Friday in Johannesburg.

Shiraaz Mohamed was taken hostage in early 2017. The charity …

Turkish airliner makes emergency landing in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, A Turkish airline's passenger plane TK45 en route from Cape Town to Istanbul made an emergency landing on Thursday evening in Johannesburg, South Africa, causing no injuries.

While climbing out of Cape Town's runway, …

Power Cut Protest Leaves Nigeria City in Dark

Protests over constant blackouts in southern Nigeria left a regional capital in darkness for a 10th day Thursday, after angry youths shut down the local electricity supplier.

Members of the Ijaw Youths Council occupied the …

POLICING NEW YEAR FESTIVITIES

As the festive celebrations continue into the New-Year, we anticipate millions of revelers and celebrants will gather at places of worship, entertainment, and social centers, to usher in the New Year. We would like them …

Uganda’s Bobi Wine Vows to Rock Halls of Power

KAMPALA, UGANDA - As Uganda's presidential nominations draw closer, politician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as the musician Bobi Wine, has vowed to rock the halls of power with a run for the top job. Wine …