The death of ANC veteran Kader Asmal, love and marriage in Kenya and new information on the killing of East African al-Qaeda leader Abdullah Fazul claim the headlines in Thursday's newspapers.
Somalia’s Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has resigned reversing a statement he made last week saying he would not step down from the position.
Kenyan police have confirmed the death on Tuesday of the presumed head of al-Qaeda in east Africa, Fazul Abdullah Muhammad.
Somalia’s Interior Minister Abdishakur Sheikh Hassan died in a suicide attack at his home on Friday allegedly carried out by his niece.
Mozambique and South Africa have agreed to cooperate in fighting piracy, which is spreading south from Somalia.
Residents of a South African squatter camp have turned on local businessmen who have been threatening Somali shopkeepers.
Some Somali shopkeepers are returning to their businesses in the South African city of Port Elizabeth after two nights of violence saw 58 shops attacked and looted.
At least two foreigners are being held in an undisclosed location in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on charges of delivering ransom money destined to Somali pirates.
Indian seafarers’ unions and shipping organisations warned Wednesday that piracy could lead to a boycott by crews if nothing is done to tackle the problem.
Displaced persons in Kenya, advice from Kenya's prime minister to Côte d'Ivoire's President-elect Alassane Ouattara and fighting Aids, tuberculosis and malaria in Zimbabwe are some of the ...