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Blackwater founder registers company in DR Congo

A company run by private security firm Blackwater’s founder Erik Prince registered a subsidiary in Democratic Republic of Congo with a mandate to extract...

Minister condemns attack on Anti-Gang Unit officers

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Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, has condemned the shooting and attack of six Anti-Gang Unit members in Nyanga, Cape Town, early this morning. “Attacking members...

Sudan sit-in crippled by shooting

Bure’e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds sustained in a raid on a protest camp...

Khartoum streets deserted as civil disobedience campaign kicks in

A campaign of civil disobedience to demand civilian rule left the streets of Khartoum largely deserted as the working week began on Sunday and...

Liberians protest

Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of Monrovia to protest against corruption and economic decline many blame on their once hugely popular president,...

Algerians demonstrate for removal of the ruling elite

With banners reading “You all go” and “We need new figures”, thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital in what is a regular...

Mbalula condemns ongoing N3 trucking unrest

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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has expressed disappointment at the ongoing trucking industry unrest in KwaZulu-Natal. The unrest, the department said in a statement on Sunday,...

Egyptian forces kill 14 suspected militants after checkpoint attack

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Egyptian security forces killed 14 militants suspected in an attack on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai where at least eight policemen died, the...

Teargas used on Malawi protesters

Armed police used teargas to disperse demonstrators demanding the resignation of Malawi’s president after an election they say was rigged, escalating the state’s response...

US airstrikes continue to target al-Shabaab, ISIS-Somalia

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In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, US Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS militants in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on June...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...