Africa today at a glance

SADC meets over Zimbabwe

The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) meets in Botswana to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe in a crisis

Zimbabwe in a crisis after the military took control of the country and placed the country's 93-year-old autocratic president, Robert Mugabe, under house arrest.

Kenya poll petition

The petition challenging the re-election of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta continues at the Supreme Court in Nairobi.

Equatorial Guinea poll outcome

Portuguese speaking countries bloc praises Equatorial Guinea whose preliminary parliamentary election results show a 97 per cent win by the party of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa's longest-serving leader.

Isabel dos Santos sack joy

Groups and individual Angolans celebrate the sacking of Ms Isabel dos Santos as head of country’s state-owned oil firm Sonangol.

US official in Sudan

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan starts two-day visit to Sudan, following last month's lifting of Washington's decades-old trade embargo on Khartoum. PICTURE. VIDEO. (SUDAN US DIPLOMACY)

UN discusses Libya

UN Security Council discusses situation in Libya.

Transparency talks Cameroon

The 10th plenary meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes continues in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Customs meeting in Yaoundé

The 9th African Union Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs begins in the Cameroon capital, Yaoundé with focus on the contribution of customs to the analysis of International Trade Data.

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