Saudi Arabia and Egypt have reportedly set up a joint fund worth more than $10 billion to develop a megacity and business zone planned to be built by Riyadh on more than 1,000 square kilometers of land in the southern Sinai Peninsula.
More than six million people, up about 40 percent from a year ago, in South Sudan are at threat without aid, according to the report released by the United Nations and South Sudan’s government.
This edition of the program is about the situation in Mali.
According to SABC report, Zuma had agreed to step down, adding that the only sticking point was who would communicate the decision: government or the ANC.
This edition of Africa Today focuses on tensions in Kenya following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s shutdown of private TV stations for covering a mock presidential inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Kabila’s refusal to step down at the end of his mandate in December 2016 has triggered a series of street protests in which scores have been killed in Kinshasa.
US diplomats in South Africa and Ghana have been called into government offices for formal protests against Trump's comments, after similar protests by several other African countries.
Nigeria's security forces have attacked members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, protesting the continued incarceration of their leader.
The West African leaders have expressed disappointment at the inhumane treatment being meted out to African refugees in Libya.
This edition of Africa Today reviews the biggest African stories of 2017 to see which event will shape 2018 for Africa the most.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress Party, known as the ANC, is due to decide who will replace President Jacob Zuma as the party's next leader.
The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be launched against militants who killed at least 15 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.
South Sudan says former military chief of staff Paul Malong has been released from house arrest on humanitarian grounds and flown to Kenya for medical treatment.
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has repeatedly petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari to release its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, his wife, Zeenah, and several hundreds of other members from detention.
Tanzania has threatened to disband an opposition-led municipal council if it continued to defy the government and maintain membership in a global initiative aimed at creating more open government.
This edition of Africa Today discusses the aftermath of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s house arrest, which some describe as a military coup.
The prolonged election standoff in Kenya is undermining its reputation as one of Africa’s top investment destinations.
This edition of the program is about the economy of Gabon.
This edition of the program is about refugee crisis in Libya and Europe’s irresponsibility.
This program asks if Somalia's worst terror attack will attract US intrusion.
The United States Army’s top officer says it is likely to “increase” its train, advise and assist (TAA) missions after the death of four soldiers in Niger.
This edition of the program is about the situation in CAR.
Algeria’s prime minister has laid out a sweeping plan to plug the budget deficit that would include direct borrowing from the central bank.
This edition of the program is about Mali and the status of France in that country.
This edition of the program is about Tunisia and Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's new government.
After the shocking Supreme Court ruling ordering a re-run of the disputed presidential elections Kenyan politics is at the crossroads.
This edition of the program is about US continued interventions in Somalia.
This edition of the program is about Nigerian president’s call on his people to stay united and not to break up.
This edition of the program is about Nelson Mandela’s grandson call on South African government to cut all ties with Israel.
This edition of the program is about the situation in Derna, northeastern Libya, which is under siege by the Libyan National Army (LNA).
This edition of the program is about recent reports about the torture and murder of detainees at a Cameroonian military base hosting US troops.
Libya's status as a failed state will be compounded unless the warring factions can honor an initial agreement and implement a ceasefire following a new, tentative deal.
This edition of the program is about Cairo’s alliance with Saudi Arabia in regional crises despite the security problems inside the country.
This edition of the program is about the case of Nigerian Shia leader Sheikh Zakzaky who has been held in custody for 18 months now.
This edition of the program is about US drone strikes in Somalia and Al-Shabab’s continued terrorism.
This edition of the program is about the border dispute between Eretria and Djibouti after Qatari peacekeeping forces withdrew from the area.
This edition of the program talks about Boko Haram terror threats in Nigeria and the inability of the government to contain the Takfiri group.
This edition of the program is about the release of Saif al-Islam, Gaddafi’s son.
This edition of the program is about the protests in Morocco.
This edition of the program is about the phony narrative by the West on resource-rich Africa, which it tries to portray as poor and in need of help.
This edition of 'African Today' tells the story of refugees who cross the Mediterranean to Europe in search of safety and prosperity.
Even a 5 million dollar bounty on Joseph Kony's head and the tag as one of the first people indicted at the ICC for crimes against humanity has not ensured his capture.
This edition of the program is about the humanitarian crisis in Somalia.
This edition of the program is about the ongoing violence in DRC.
This edition of the program is about Nigerian government brutal evictions of a community.
This edition of the program is about the refugees who risk their lives in the Mediterranean and end up in slave markets.
The Boko Haram Takfiri terror group has kidnapped nearly two dozen girls and women in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria.
Why has South Sudan multiplied the cost of feeding its starving by 100?
The US is funding security operatives in Kenya in what it claims is an effort to combat the spread of terrorism in the country.
A report issued by United International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that refugees in Libya, mainly women and children, have been victims of abuse, including beatings, rapes and starvation, while living in "hellholes."
This edition of Africa Today is about the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from the British rule.
Police in South Africa have used rubber bullets, stun grenades, and tear gas to scatter people clashing at rival rallies by locals and refugees.
This edition of the program is about the dire humanitarian situation in South Sudan, which is grappling with a severe food crisis.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is facing one of the most significant challenges of his administration.
Morocco has been reinstated to the African Union after an absence of 33 years.
Donald Trump's narrow vision of "America First" is already impacting Africa.
Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh took his country to the edge of conflict by refusing to accept defeat in election last year.
The political situation in the Ivory Coast is on a knife edge after residents reported heavy gunfire in the country’s second port city, San Pedro.
Third time truly was a charm for Ghana’s new president, Nana Akufo-Addo, who finally became the west African country's president after two previous failed attempts.
A deputy leader of Libya’s Western-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has tendered his resignation.
This edition of Africa Today looks back at the most important stories, events and developments in 2016.
The outgoing UN chief warns of ‘genocide’ amid ongoing violence in South Sudan.
Coptic Church Carnage: Who benefits from religious conflicts in Egypt?
Why did it take so long for Libyan forces to take back Sirte? And could the city’s liberation be the start of a new dawn for Libya in the post-Gaddafi era?
Why has the world so far failed millions of children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
How could the Catholic Church's apology for its role in Rwandan genocide impact its future in East Africa?
Nigeria’s latest massacre of Shias is a clear demonstration that the country’s leadership, government, and army are openly persecuting a minority.
White-owned land in South Africa belongs to the indigenous population and must be returned at once, so says firebrand opposition figure Julius Malema.
Elections and South Sudanese refugees: Is the Democratic Republic of the Congo heading for more chaos?
Reports suggest corrupt Nigerian army officers may be involved in funneling arms, including those Abuja buys from the West, to Boko Haram Takfiris.
There is trouble brewing in the West African, resource-rich country of Gabon.
The UN-backed government in Libya faces a major blow as lawmakers in the internationally-recognized parliament reject the cabinet.
The battle for power in South Africa has entered a new era. The ruling ANC Party has lost control of Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town.
What has prompted the latest crisis in the East African country of Ethiopia?
For Nigeria, the violent killing of hundreds of Shias has cast a long shadow.
Is Africa now being carved up by a complicated web of offshore accounts, tax havens and tricky paper trails?
Is the International Criminal Court (ICC) targeting Africa disproportionately?
In a fledgling country still wracked by food insecurity and simmering conflict, just how close are we to an irreversible war?
Is Israel secretly trafficking thousands of refugees to Africa? There are some 45,000 African asylum seekers in the occupied territories. Many have been forced to protest their appalling living conditions.
As the fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the European Union continues, the continent of Africa might not have been the most obvious area to watch on in concern.
Africa Today marks the 40-year anniversary of the June 1976 Soweto uprising, where hundreds of young people protested against the apartheid government and their impositions
With Libya a political mess, will further Western intervention just make the situation worse?
Scores of people are being mercilessly hacked to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Ghanaians go to the polls in a matter of months.
The east African nation was heralded as a future success story.
Nigeria’s surprising failures include the ill-treatment of some of its minorities, including Shia Muslims.
South African politics is standing on the edge of a very slippery slope as President Jacob Zuma struggles with yet more revelations of inappropriate conduct in office.
A quarrel over the sovereignty of disputed territory is threatening to escalate as Sudan and Egypt lock horns. Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has reiterated Khartoum’s ‘sovereign rights.’
The Rwandan genocide was one of the darkest periods of African history, up to a million Tutsi and moderate Hutu massacred by extremist Hutu in brutal scenes.
From its colonial exploits to the current day, is France still manipulating the affairs of its former subjects for its own ends?
Africa Today asks whether the Congo, with decades of turmoil since independence, is facing a new age of unrest.