Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

The last the world saw of Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday was a sombre figure, still wearing suit and tie, under police guard in the back of an armoured vehicle as he was transported to Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria.

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Mujuru linked to Mavambo, MDC

Mujuru linked to Mavambo, MDC

The First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe yesterday again laid into the senior Zanu-PF leader she accused of fanning factionalism in the party, saying divisive opposition parties like MDC, Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn and other ills like corruption and factionalism were all mooted in the woman’s house.

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Fresh clashes break out in CAR

Fresh clashes break out in CAR

Fresh clashes have broken out in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), amid growing tension between rival militias. Heavy gunfire and explosions were heard throughout the night and again on Thursday. Shops have shut and residents are staying indoors.

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Sudan apostasy woman 'to campaign'

Sudan apostasy woman 'to campaign'

Mariam Ibrahim, the Sudan woman who escaped a death sentence imposed for renouncing her faith, says she wants to campaign for others who face religious persecution.

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Hosni Mubarak: Verdict delayed in protester killing retrial

Hosni Mubarak: Verdict delayed in protester killing retrial

An Egyptian court has postponed a verdict in the retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on charges of corruption and killing protesters during the 2011 uprising.

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