Provincial premiers selection tops ANC executive meeting

The top leadership of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is meeting for the first time since the party’s election victory earlier this month with selection of provincial premiers top of their agenda. The opposition Democratic Alliance is relieve the ANC deliberations are occupying the headlines – eclipsing controversy surrounding the departure of their parliamentary […]

Salva Kiir says his country is headed for famine

South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir has warned his country faces one of the worst famines ever if the current conflict continues. He calls the starvation facing millions of his people a man-made disaster. The world’s newest country has become the planet’s most desperate. Speaking to the BBC his capital Juba , President Salva Kiir blames […]

Traditional hunters join search for abducted Nigerians schoolgirls

Hundreds of traditional hunters in Nigeria have gathered to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by terrorists five weeks ago. They believe their homemade guns, poisoned spears and supernatural powers will achieve what has been too much for Nigeria’s traditional security forces. The hunters range in age from 18 to 80. They’ve been waiting for […]