RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Africa

A collection of news and information related to Africa published by this site and its partners.

Top Africa Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Leading Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah freed on bail

    CAIRO (Reuters) - One of Egypt's most prominent activists, Alaa Abdel Fattah, was released on bail on Monday ahead of his re-trial on charges of violating a protest law, triggering celebrations by dozens of supporters in the court room. Abdel Fattah,...
  • Wine of the Week: 2011 M.A.N. Family Wines 'Free Run Steen' Chenin Blanc

    Wines from South Africa can be incredible values. Take this crisp, clean, verdant Chenin Blanc from M.A.N. Family Wines in the Coastal region. It's made from free-run juice of Chenin Blanc, aged on its lees for several months. With a lovely floral perfume...
  • Egypt tourism could fully recover in 2015: minister

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval, violence and street protests, could fully recover by the end of next year if regional turmoil does not spread to the Arab world's biggest country, the tourism...
  • Egypt says global action needed to counter Islamic State

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria are forging ties with other extremist groups in the region, Egypt's foreign minister said on Saturday, backing Washington's call for global action to counter the threat. Militant groups that...
  • Prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures to leave Qatar

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar has asked seven senior figures from Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to leave the country, the movement said on Saturday, following months of pressure on the Gulf Arab state from its neighbors to stop backing the Islamists....
  • Kerry says Egypt has key role to play against Islamic State

    CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that Egypt has a critical role to play in countering Islamic State's ideology. Kerry is in Cairo as part of a regional tour to build support for President Barack Obama's plan to strike...
  • 'The Magic Flute,' South Africa style, heads for the Broad Stage

    'The Magic Flute,' South Africa style, heads for the Broad Stage
    "The Magic Flute" has received numerous modern and nontraditional interpretations over the years, but few have been as radical as the staging by South Africa's Isango Ensemble, which has given Mozart's opera of sorcery and romance a new spin with...
  • Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and will now battle to avoid going to prison. The 27-year-...
  • 'Dolus eventualis', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - It is a little-known legal concept with a Latin name, and in the last 24 hours South Africans and millions more around the world glued to the Oscar Pistorius verdict have been feverishly trying to get their heads around it: 'Dolus...
  • Pistorius's next battle to avoid notorious C-Max jail

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - After his conviction on Friday for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius's next battle will be to stay outside the walls of the notorious...
  • South Africa prosecution authority 'disappointed' at Pistorius verdict

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's prosecuting authority said on Friday it was "disappointed" with the verdict in the trial of Oscar Pistorius after the athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide, but cleared of murder for the killing of his...