The High Court in Pretoria has knocked back an appeal by South African President Jacob Zuma against corruption charges dating back to the 1990s.
Medical charity MSF says more than 1200 people have died from starvation and illness at an aid camp in an area once controlled by Boko Haram.
Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has said he believes his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp would want him to devote his life to charity rather than be sent back...

Three Aussies kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigerian kidnappers have seized three Australians, a New Zealander, a South African and two Nigerians in the country's southeast.
The UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan failed to protect civilians during an attack on a base in the city of Malakal, Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's health minister has declared a yellow fever epidemic in three provinces as officials monitor 1000 suspected cases
Violence has broken out in the capital of the Central African Republic, with two people dying from gunshot wounds.

MSF driver killed by gunmen in CAR

A driver for Medecins sans Frontieres has been killed in an ambush by gunmen in the Central African Republic.
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has been handed another life sentence while six others, including three journalists, have been sentences to death in an...
Two men being prosecuted for having gay sex in Kenya lost their legal bid on Thursday to challenge the authorities' right to force suspects to have anal...

Pistorius walks on stumps in court

Oscar Pistorius appeared unsteady at times as he walked on his stumps in court, and the demonstration drew gasps from some onlookers.
Henri van Breda who faces three counts of murder for the axe killings of his parents and older brother has been released on bail by a South African court.
Search boats are working against the clock to retrieve the black boxes from the crashed EgyptAir jet before their signals stop on June 24.
Oscar Pistorius must pay for his crime, the father of Reeva Steenkamp has told a South African sentencing hearing.
South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius is facing a minimum 15-year jail term when he is sentenced for murder this week.
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