Africa

Grace and Robert Mugabe 'to remain in Zimbabwe' under government deal

Robert Mugabe and his family are set to remain in Zimbabwe under a deal with the ruling party that will see them retreat from politics in exchange for secure retirement, diplomatic and political sources in Harare said.<p>Mr Mugabe, 93, resigned on Tuesday following a military coup and an outpouring of …

Zimbabwe's next leader says post-Mugabe era is 'full democracy'

Zimbabwe’s incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa told adoring crowds in Harare on Wednesday that they were witnessing “unfolding full democracy” as …

Robert Mugabe

What next for Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace?

<i>After the news that Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe's leader, The Telegraph looks at what will happen now to him and his wife Grace.</i><p><b>Will they stay in Zimbabwe?</b><p>It seems unlikely. Some in Mr Mugabe’s party have said he could stay, while military and political figures have attempted to play …

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe's son mocked after posting tribute photo to fallen dictator father

Despot Robert Mugabe resigned as President of Zimbabwe on Tuesday (21 November).<p>Robert Mugabe's flamboyant son, famed for living a playboy lifestyle, …

Grace Mugabe

Grace, Robert Mugabe reportedly 'too depressed' while cooped up at 'Blue Roof'

The Zimbabwean media is reports that the “former first family is pitifully depressed and lonely” in the aftermath of Robert Mugabe’s dethroning from …

Grace Mugabe

Slave trade in Libya: outrage across Africa

Media reports about alleged migrant slave markets in Libya have resulted in strong reactions across the continent. African politicians demand an …

World News

Kenya dances near the brink of dissolution

Kenya has arrived at an impasse, and there is no easy way out. Monday’s decision by the Supreme Court, dismissing legal challenges to Uhuru …

Raila Odinga

Zimbabwe crisis: Looking for Grace Mugabe in her heartland

BBC correspondent Andrew Harding travelled into Grace Mugabe's heartland to try and find her and meet Zimbabweans who say the former first lady seized their land.<p>Video journalist: Chris Parkinson.

Grace Mugabe

Biker groups flourish in post-Gaddafi Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya’s hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis.<p>Members of the Tripoli bikers group pose for the camera at beach in Tripoli, Libya November 4, 2017. Picture taken November 4, 2017. …

North Africa

Kenya: How Odinga is Spending Time in Zanzibar

Nasa leader Raila Odinga with Kenyan tour guide Sasha Seraphine Mbote at Park Hyatt Hotel in Zanzibar.<p>Nasa leader Raila Odinga spent his second day …

Raila Odinga

The Fall of Africa’s Most Hated First Lady

I spent a lot of time in Zimbabwe in the mid-2000s, as the head of a human rights organization that worked across Southern Africa. Even at the height of the political turmoil in 2008, when opposition figures were assaulted in the aftermath of a stolen election, I was often struck by how deeply …

Ethnic Violence Escalates in Ethiopia Amidst Shadowy Politics

<b>Near the Oromia-Somali Regional Border, Ethiopia:</b> Ethnic animosity unleashed in Ethiopia has displaced hundreds of thousands as well as rendering all …

Mnangagwa’s Task: Rebuild Zimbabwe’s Economy From the Ground Up

When Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday, he’ll inherit an economic wasteland that will take years and …

Economy

'Bootlicking' Mashayamombe called Grace Mugabe an 'angel', wanted Indians expelled

Shadreck Mashayamombe, Grace Mugabe’s aide, reportedly arrested this morning, was reportedly also expelled from Zanu-PF in November 2017 following a …

News (South Africa)

Facebook launches community tech hub in Nigeria

<b>(CNN) —</b> Facebook is launching a "community hub" and training program in Nigeria, its biggest market in Africa.<p>The hub will offer support to tech startups and will also train 50,000 young people and SMEs in digital skills across the country.<p>Opening in 2018, it will be Facebook's first tech space in …

Nigeria

Best Music of the Week: Mr Eazi, Sauti Sol, Wizkid, Burna Boy & More

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our Best Music of the Week column.<p>Here's our round up of the best tracks and music …

For Male Circumcisions Gone Wrong, a Pioneering Transplant Surgery

South Africa is believed to have the highest rate of penis amputations in the world. Surgeons there are at the vanguard of a novel operation.<p>Though …

Medicine

After Mugabe, all eyes are on Museveni: how long can he cling to power?

On 21 November, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned as president under intense pressure from the military, his own party, and mass protests. …

Robert Mugabe

What Mugabe’s resignation means for women in Zimbabwe

He's gone. What next?<p>Robert Mugabe triggered mass celebration on the streets of Zimbabwe after submitting his shock resignation letter during …

Grace Mugabe

Revealed: How An Unwanted Plant in Asia is Helping Men Cure Weak Erection & Last Upto 49 Minutes In Bed”

<b>If you are a man within the age of 29-70 there are high chances that you cant last upto 49 minutes in bed or go multiple rounds.</b><b>What I reveal in this</b> …

Nigeria

Tony's 10m Band Report

A generally poor week with little in the way of DX in quantity.<p>The main protagonists were 9U4M Burundi), J5T (Guinea-Bissau), VP2MDL (Montserrat), …

West Africa

Why It’s Hard to Get Strongmen to Step Down

After Robert Mugabe, the autocratic ruler of Zimbabwe who held power for nearly four decades, announced that he was resigning from office this week, questions quickly began swirling about what would become of the war hero turned president.<p>If history is anything to go by, life after leadership isn’t …

World News

#GraceMugabe's assault case in SA still on court roll

Johannesburg - Disgraced former first lady of Zimbabwe Grace Mugabe will not have her assault case dropped by simply applying for political asylum or …

Gwede Mantashe

Mnangagwa Pledges to Lead Zimbabwe Toward a New Democracy

Zimbabwe’s incoming president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, told thousands of supporters Wednesday that the southern African nation is witnessing a “new, …

Emmerson Mnangagwa

The Most And Least Expensive Countries For Broadband [Infographic]

There is a massive disparity in monthly broadband prices around the world according to a new study. The research from UK-based cable.co.uk found that someone living in Iran will pay an average of $5.37 per month for a broadband package. Surfing the net is also cheap in Eastern Europe with the …

Burkina Faso

Zuma conceded to R17m 'bribe' of former NPA boss, court hears

Jeanette Chabalala<p>Pretoria – The concession made by President Jacob Zuma's legal team over the "unlawful" golden handshake paid to former National …

South African Politics

Nigeria’s Mubi: Where terrorism has become routine

<b>The town of Mubi, in the north-east of Nigeria, was hit by a suicide bomb on the morning of Tuesday, November 21, which killed at least 50 people. The bomb went off after a terrorist entered a mosque and detonated explosives during morning prayers. Our Observer arrived on the scene 30 minutes after</b> …

Terrorism

Bitcoin Mining Now Consuming More Electricity Than 159 Countries Including Ireland & Most Countries In Africa

Rank<p>Country<p>Electricity Consumption in kWh/year<p>Bitcoin Mining Consumption Relative To Country's Use<p>1<p>China<p>5,920,000,000,000.00<p>0.49%<p>2<p>United …

Micronesia

Tsotsi drops Myeni/Zuma meeting bombshell at Eskom Inquiry

Cape Town - Former Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi has dropped a bombshell at the Eskom Inquiry, saying that former South African Airways chair Dudu …

Business (South Africa)

Migrants sold into slavery in Libya tell of 'total hell'

Survivors of slave auctions in Libya have described a "total hell" that they wouldn't wish on their "worst enemy" as global outrage grows over …

Refugees