Category: Africa

Latest African news, including crime, health, business, science, environmental and political news.

A Student Hit The Teacher with Broom

A Student Hit The Teacher with Broom

A student at a school in South Africa caught on camera attacking his teacher using a broom. In a video uploaded to YouTube‘s website, seen the students kicked and struck a man using a...

A Bus Plunged Into The Valley of Guatemala

A Bus Plunged Into The Valley of Guatemala

An overcrowded bus plunged into a deep river valley in northwestern Guatemala, Monday (09/09/2013). At least 44 people were killed in an accident on route to the Guatemalan capital. Authorities set up an emergency...

Morocco bus crash ‘kills 16 royal guardsmen’

Morocco bus crash ‘kills 16 royal guardsmen’

At least 16 royal guardsmen have been killed in Morocco after their bus plunged into a ravine, media reports and doctors say. More than 40 other guardsmen were injured in the crash near al-Hoceima in...

Mugabe makes first speech since disputed Zimbabwe poll

Mugabe makes first speech since disputed Zimbabwe poll

Robert Mugabe is to deliver his first public speech since he won Zimbabwe’s disputed presidential election. Mr Mugabe will address a Heroes’ Day celebration in the capital, Harare, to commemorate those who died during...

Egypt crisis: Talks gather pace as US senators arrive

Egypt crisis: Talks gather pace as US senators arrive

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham have joined top diplomats in Cairo to help find a peaceful solution to Egypt’s political stalemate. The Pentagon said Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel had called army chief...

Supporters of Zimbabwe opposition MDC allege attacks

Supporters of Zimbabwe opposition MDC allege attacks

Members of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party say they have been attacked by followers of President Robert Mugabe. The allegations come a day after official results from Wednesday’s poll gave Mr Mugabe a seventh term...

Moroccan king revokes Spanish paedophile pardon

Moroccan king revokes Spanish paedophile pardon

The Moroccan king has revoked a pardon granted to a Spanish man convicted of raping 11 children aged between four and 15, palace officials confirmed. King Mohammed VI had been unaware of the gravity...