Zimbabwe election a 'farce' says Tsvangirai as tensions rise

First Reaction Thu 1 Aug, AT 16:37

Robert Mugabe's supporters claim victory for Zanu-PF but observers express concerns over vote rigging

Nelson Mandela

World asked to pray as Nelson Mandela returns to hospital

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Mar, AT 10:49

Concerns for South African ex-president as he is treated for lung infection

Kenya goes to polls hoping to avoid violent crisis of 2007

Briefing Mon 4 Mar, AT 11:27

East African nation faces its most 'important and complicated' election after bloodshed of previous poll

Pistorius prays for Reeva: memorial or publicity stunt?

First Reaction Wed 27 Feb, AT 12:00

Some wonder why details of the Blade Runner's private service were leaked to the media

Fears Briton is among hostages 'taken by Islamists' in Nigeria

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Feb, AT 11:22

Is capture of seven foreigners the latest example of extremists flexing their muscle in north Africa?

Great White SHark

Great white shark fisherman convicted in South Africa

First Post Thu 7 Feb, AT 15:18

'World first' as fisherman who landed an eight-foot killer is given a suspended jail sentence

Britain sends troops to Mali: five things you need to know

Briefing Tue 29 Jan, AT 16:22

The UK is sending 330 military personnel to Mali to aid France's battle against jihadist militants. Why?

Libyan man inside the US compound in Benghazi

Get out of Benghazi, Brits told - but Libya queries terror alert

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jan, AT 08:38

Schools or gas facility among mooted targets as westerners are urged to leave 'lawless' city now

'It was like The Great Escape': how Scot fled terrorists - video

One-Minute Read Mon 21 Jan, AT 08:38

Algerian workers helped disguise Alan Wright, cut the perimeter wires and led him to freedom

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