Africa today at a glance

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

Sierra Leone votes

Sierra Leone holds a General Election to pick a new president in a climate of voter frustration with the two parties that have ruled since independence.

Bemba appeal verdict

The International Criminal Court (ICC) prepares to rule on Thursday on appeal by former DR Congo vice-president Jean Pierre Bemba convicted for bribing witnesses.

Zambia medical feat

Zambia launches an integrated health situation room, the first of its kind in Africa. The electronic visualisation tool will enable authorities at all levels have easy access to integrated health data.

Rex blasts China on Africa

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson criticises China's economic engagement in Africa, ahead of his first official visit to the continent.

Lavrov in Zimbabwe

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visits Harare for the first time since Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa took power following Robert Mugabe's resignation in November.

Tobacco talks in SA

The World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) opens in Cape Town, South Africa. South African Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi to deliver opening speech.

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

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