Africa today at a glance

Merchandise for Valentine's Day on display at a supermarket. AFP | PHOTO 

Ash and love day

Ash Wednesday coincides with Valentine's Day. The last time this convergence happened was in 1945.

Awaiting Zuma exit

South Africans await the resignation of President Jacob Zuma after the ruling ANC party resolved to recall him.

SA budget speech

South African Finance minister Malusi Gigaba delivers the national budget in Cape Town— the first since Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected leader of the ruling African National Congress party.

Cameroon's $1.5m forest loss

A new Corruption Perception Index report says the government of Cameroon lost more than $1.5M (FCFA797M) forest revenue to corruption in 2017.

Search for officer 

Cameroon security forces intensify search for, Mr Marcel Namata Diteng, a local administrator who separatists claimed to have abducted in the restive English-speaking Northwest on Sunday.

Malaria ravages Angola

Malaria kills at least 250 people and infects over 50,000 others in Angola's Uíge and Benguela provinces in 42 days.

DR Congo crisis talks

The presidents of Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo meet in Kinshasa to analyse the DRC situation.

Can Kiir deliver on his promise of peace and stability in South Sudan?

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