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Latest news from News24.com - Africa feed

  1. News24.com | Libya: Breeding and training ground for jihadists

    05.26 / 08:09 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Feeding on the chaos that has gripped Libya since the overthrow and killing of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, jihadists have used the country to recruit and export…
  2. News24.com | Populism on the rise as SA, Namibia gear up to elect new presidents

    05.26 / 07:12 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    South Africa's ANC and Namibia's Swapo, governing parties, enter crucial leadership elections this year, with presidents Jacob Zuma and Hage Geingob both facing challenges, writes Henning…
  3. News24.com | Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Zambia, Libya

    05.26 / 05:11 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    First Lady Grace Mugabe is concerned about her future after her husband is no longer president, and DA leader Mmusi Maimane slams Zuma, ANC over silence on Zambia's Hichilema treason…
  4. News24.com | Forces loyal to LNA seize control of Libyan air base

    05.26 / 05:11 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A spokesperson for the Libyan National Army says forces loyal to the LNA have seized control of an air base in the country's south that had been under control of western…
  5. News24.com | Last Japanese peacekeepers pull out of South Sudan

    05.25 / 19:39 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The last Japanese peacekeepers with a United Nations mission have left South…
  6. News24.com | Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

    05.25 / 19:39 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Libya is working closely with Britain to identify possible "terrorist networks" involved in the attack at a pop concert in Manchester, a senior Libyan official…
  7. News24.com | Father of Manchester bomb suspect 'was in militant group'

    05.25 / 18:36 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was once part of a Libyan militant group with alleged ties to Al-Qaeda, a Libyan security source has…
  8. News24.com | Funding shortfall hits starving in NE Nigeria: UN

    05.25 / 18:36 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Lack of funding is forcing aid agencies to cut feeding programmes for starving people in northeast Nigeria, says the UN, warning of growing pressure on resources as refugees…
  9. News24.com | Zambian police prevent Mmusi Maimane from entering the country

    05.25 / 18:36 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been stopped by Zambian police on his way to attend the treason trial of the leader of Zambia’s largest opposition party, the DA has s…
  10. News24.com | Shabaab kills 5 Kenyan police in third bombing

    05.25 / 17:29 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Five police officers have been killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Kenya in an attack claimed by Shabaab Islamists a day after eight police died in similar…
  11. News24.com | Suspected jihadists wreck Mali primary school

    05.25 / 17:29 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Suspected Islamic extremists have wrecked a primary school in central Mali out of hostility to Western-style education, local administrators and paramilitary police have said…
  12. News24.com | Democracy is taking root in Africa. But that doesn't mean it works all the time

    05.25 / 17:29 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    As we celebrate Africa Day and reflect on how far the continent has come since the Organisation of African Unity was founded in 1963, it's a good time to assess whether democracy is working, writes Nic…