One of the 15,000 Zimbabwean nurses fired by the former army chief has told the BBC’s Focus on Africa radio programme why she and her striking colleagues are refusing to return to work.
Nurses in Zimbabwe are continuing their strike over pay, on the day the government is starting to rehire nurses after it sacked more than 14,000 for going on strike.
Tanzania’s top music star Diamond Platnumz has apologised for posting a video clip on Instagram of himself playfully kissing a woman.
A South Africa lobby group says it is going to privately prosecute outspoken South African opposition leader Julius Malema on allegations of corruption and fraud.
A Kenyan court has declared that plans by the government to tap private phone conversations is illegal.
A Nigerian university lecturer has been suspended for allegedly demanding sex in return for improved grades.
The theft of the Senate mace by suspected thugs was, at best, carried out with the connivance of security agencies, and likely sponsored and carried out by security agents.
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