JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has filed a legal action to force the government to suspend a quota that excluded imports of U.S. poultry from South Africa's anti-dumping tariff, a senior official with the association said on Tuesday.
MORONI (Reuters) - Ex-Comoros president Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi has been formally charged with corruption and embezzling public funds in connection with a scheme to sell his country's passports, according to the prosecutor and court documents.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment, the presidency spokesman said on Tuesday, comments in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's previous efforts to woo Western governments.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and the Central African Republic will sign an agreement on military cooperation on Tuesday, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's state-owned Land Bank said on Monday a plan to allow the state to seize land without compensation could trigger defaults that could cost the government 41 billion rand ($2.8 billion) if the bank's rights as a creditor are not protected.
LAGOS/ABUJA, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Nigeria narrowly avoided being kicked out of international soccer on Monday when it recognised the FIFA-approved head of its national federation, minutes before a ban for its failure to do so was due to take effect.
NYAL, South Sudan (Reuters) - At the muddy airstrip in Nyal, an opposition-held town in war-ravaged South Sudan, thousands of people have come to collect the first food supplies to have been dropped there in three months.
ABIDJAN, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Medium-sized cocoa pods are
developing well on trees in top grower Ivory Coast ahead of the
October-to-March main crop harvest despite below average
rainfall last week, farmers said on Monday.
LAGOS/ABUJA, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Nigeria acknowledged a FIFA-approved appointee as the sole head of its national soccer federation on Monday, minutes before the world body was due to ban the country from international matches over political interference in filling the post.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The judge leading an inquiry into claims of influence-peddling against former South African president Jacob Zuma on Monday urged more witnesses to come forward, as public hearings began in a case that could last two years.
ACCRA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Leaders around the world paid tribute to former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan, who died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday aged 80.
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on Saturday evening after two weeks of leave in Britain, according to the presidency's official Twitter account, which on Sunday shared pictures of the leader disembarking from his plane.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - One person died and five others were wounded in Uganda on Sunday, police said, as security forces used teargas and live bullets to disperse a demonstration against the beating of arrested lawmakers in response to the stoning of a presidential convoy.
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 20 (Reuters) - AngloGold Ashanti
swung back into a first-half profit on the back of higher
production and lower-than-expected retrenchment costs, Africa's
top gold producer said on Monday.
DURBAN, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Nigeria have less than 48 hours to sort out the running of their football federation if they want to avoid the possibility of being banned by FIFA from international soccer, including exclusion from next month’s African Nations Cup qualifiers.
ACCRA, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo
on Saturday hailed the late former U.N. Secretary General Kofi
Annan as a consummate international diplomat who had brought
immense pride to his country.