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South Africa’s ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader

Media captionWho is Cyril Ramaphosa? South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. The country’s deputy president defeated former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Mr Zuma’s ex-wife, after a marathon voting process. Mr Ramaphosa is in a strong position to become president in 2019 […]

Kenya teen’s court victory over police strip-search

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The young woman (not pictured here) says the leaked photos humiliated her A Kenyan court has awarded a schoolgirl four million Kenyan shillings ($40,000; £30,000) after she was strip-searched by police looking for drugs in 2015. Half-naked pictures of the young woman, allegedly taken by police during the incident, were […]

South Africa’s ANC party leadership vote: Counting under way

Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption The two contenders are Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa Votes are being counted in a leadership election for South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC), currently run by President Jacob Zuma. About 5,000 delegates cast their votes in a bitterly fought race between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and ex-minister Nkosazana […]

Kenya teen’s court victory over police strip-search

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The young woman (not pictured here) says the leaked photos humiliated her A Kenyan court has awarded a schoolgirl four million Kenyan shillings ($40,000; £30,000) after she was strip-searched by police looking for drugs in 2015. Half-naked pictures of the young woman, allegedly taken by police during the incident, were […]

Dozens die in clash between Ethiopian Somalis and Oromos

Dozens die in clash between Ethiopian Somalis and Oromos

At least 61 people have been killed in clashes between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia’s Oromia region since Thursday, officials said. It is not clear what caused the latest violence between ethnic Somalis and Oromos. But it comes after soldiers shot dead 16 ethnic Oromos at a protest on Tuesday, reports Reuters news agency. Ethiopia’s […]

South Africa’s ANC party choosing leader in marathon vote

Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption The two contenders are Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa Thousands of delegates are voting in Johannesburg for a successor to President Jacob Zuma as leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC). The vote began in the early hours of Monday and is still going on. The choice is […]

Egypt wins world squash double

Mohamed Elshorbagy won the last seven points to win the title Egyptian third seed Mohamed Elshorbagy beat his brother Marwan in the final game to win his first World Squash Championships title in Manchester. Mohamed Elshorbagy, 26, came through 11-5 9-11 11-7 9-11 11-6 in the first men’s final between two brothers in the 41-year […]

South Africa’s ANC party to vote for new leader

Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption The two contenders in the race for the ANC leadership are Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has formally selected the two contenders to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. They are Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, […]

South Africa’s ANC party to vote for new leader

Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption The two contenders in the race for the ANC leadership are Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has formally selected the two contenders to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. They are Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, […]

South Africa’s ANC party to vote for new leader

Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption The leading candidates in the race are Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) is set to vote on who will succeed President Jacob Zuma as its leader. The main contenders are the country’s deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President Zuma’s […]

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