South African regulator probing Steinhoff auditors to continue investigation

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) said on Sunday that following its initial review of Steinhoff's auditors Deloitte South Africa it would pursue further lines of investigation.


Sunday Oliseh: the strange downfall of Africa’s managerial trailblazer

The former Nigeria midfielder transformed Fortuna Sittard and was a beacon of hope for African coaches in Europe until things went rapidly downhillPerhaps Sunday Oliseh knew more than he was letting on when, on the first Monday of February, he imagined a


South Africa police station raid: Seven suspects shot dead

Seven people accused of killing South African police are killed in a shoot-out at a church.

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Model dubbed as 'African Kim Kardashian' says her 60-inch booty 'stops traffic'

"I've never had cosmetic surgery. Never, never, never in my life," claimed model Eudoxie Yao, flaunting her natural booty.


East African Nation Seizes Strategic DP World Container Terminal

The East African nation of Djibouti seized a container terminal run by one of the world’s largest ports operators, as the country seeks to exploit a scramble among rivals to control an important commercial corridor.


South Sudan sentences South African rebel adviser to death

South Sudan's special high court has sentenced a South African military veteran to execution by hanging.


$560m for African tech startups in 2017

African tech startups have had a bit of a moment in the past few years.


African Kim K with 60-INCH bum claims she’s NEVER has plastic surgery: 'I stop traffic'

A WOMAN dubbed the African Kim Kardashian has flaunted her 60-inch booty in a series of eye-watering snaps.


EU pledges 50 million euros to African counterterror force

The European Union is pledging 50 million euros ($61 million) to a joint counterterror force in West Africa's Sahel region, as leaders gather Friday in a show of support for the impoverished nations.


Komla Dumor Award 2018: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

BBC seeks future star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2018.


Hundreds of African migrants protest Israel detentions

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Hunt for Brit couple snatched from popular South Africa tourist spot as abandoned car found 200 miles from where they disappeared

A BRITISH couple have vanished after being kidnapped from a South African holiday spot more than a week ago. The unnamed pair, who have dual British and South African nationality, live in Cape Town and were snatched on February 12 near the small town of V

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There’s a True Story Behind Black Panther’s Strong Women. Here’s Why That Matters

It is clear that one of the Dora Milaje's main antecedents was the famous all-female African military corps of Dahomey


Debutant teams enjoy wins in African Confederation Cup

Debutants Deportivo Niefang of Equatorial Guinea, Energie of Benin and La Mancha of Congo Brazzaville reach the last-32 of the African Confederation Cup.


McCarthy urges Cape Town City to push on in Confederation Cup

Benni McCarthy wants to take his Cape Town city team as far as he can in this year's African Confederation Cup after victory over Swaziland's Young Buffaloes.


Germany gives free rein to boar hunters to contain swine fever risk

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany issued a decree on Wednesday to allow hunters to shoot wild boar year-round to stop the animals, which can carry African swine fever, from passing the deadly infection on to farm pigs.


Williamsville march on in Champions League

Ivory Coast's Williamsville, whose board members include Didier Drogba, reach the last-32 of the African Champions League with a shock win over Stade Malien.


The swim sensation chasing history

South African swimmer Chad Le Clos is out to make history.


Chad and Qatar restore ties cut in wake of Arab states rift

DOHA/N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad and Qatar have restored diplomatic relations, their governments said, six months after the West African nation cut ties with Doha in the wake of a rift among Arab states.


Gunmen kill five police in attack on South African police station

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Gunmen killed six people in an attack on a police station in a small South African town on Wednesday, stealing quantities of weapons and a vehicle in what police were treating as a robbery.


Caf to introduce VAR at Super Cup

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) is set to debut the video assistant referee (VAR) for the first time this weekend at the Caf Super Cup.

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Cape Town's 'Day Zero' forecast pushed to July

The day that taps in drought-hit Cape Town are forecast to run dry has been pushed back another month to July 9, authorities in the South African city announced on Tuesday.

United States

Ohio Pastor, Family Accused Of Assaulting And Robbing Teacher

An Ohio church pastor, his wife and teenage daughter, who were accused of an armed robbery of a Sunday school teacher over the weekend, are facing felony charges for the incident, reports said Monday. Anthony Morris, a 49-year-old pastor at Toledo’s S


You've heard of Wakanda, but what is 'Afrotopian' Azania?

South African artist, Athi-Patra Ruga, has been awarded the grand prize at the Rencontres de Bamako, the African biennale of photography.

Showbiz & TV

Survival of the Fittest reject Lottie says she WILL meet Warren on the outside as he breaks down and blames himself for her being kicked off the show

SURVIVAL of the Fittest reject Lottie James has revealed that she will see Warren Phillips once he’s out of the show – as he broke down and blamed himself for her leaving. Lottie left the South African lodge tonight when she lost the challenge against


Equatorial Guinea goes to UN over French case against president's son

Vice-president Teodorin Obiang given suspended sentence for corruption and embezzlementEquatorial Guinea has gone to the United Nations’ highest court to challenge a conviction in France against its vice-president for embezzling public money from the oi


Togo trailblazer Petitjean says Africa warming to winter sports

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Togo's trailblazing cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean is glad she is no longer the "new kid on the block" at the Winter Olympics and says the record number of African countries competing in Pyeongchang prove


Life after Ebola

The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.


Sudan releases political prisoners from Khartoum jails

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities said on Sunday they would release more than 80 political prisoners from jails in the capital Khartoum, a week after the African country appointed a new security chief.


Rungano Nyoni 'outstanding debut' Bafta for I Am Not A Witch

A film about an African witch camp directed by a Welsh-Zambian director wins a Bafta for outstanding debut.

Showbiz & TV

Who is Lex King? Troy actress who plays Aphrodite and starred in Eye in the Sky

LEX King is set to steal hearts as goddess Aphrodite in new BBC and Netflix  series Troy: The Fall of a City. Here’s everything you need to know about the star ahead of her appearance on the show… Who is Lex King? Lex King is a British-South

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Where is Ethiopia heading after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn's surprise resignation?

Hailemariam Desalegn announced that he was stepping down to quell months-long unrest in the landlocked African nation.

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