At least 20 children have been killed, after a minibus crash near the South African capital, Pretoria.
At least eight people, including some children, have been killed, following a fire in an orphanage, in South Africa.
At least nineteen Ethiopians have been discovered suffocated, in the back of a Zambian container truck, in the DR Congo.
At least one South African soldier has been killed, and another wounded, after gunmen ambushed their military convoy, in Sudan’s restive Darfur region.
Zimbabwean officials, at the country’s main international airport, stopped and seized an aircraft, after a cargo of millions of South African rand and a dead body were found on board.
At least three people have been killed, following a light plane crash, in South Africa’s Gauteng province.
France has warned its citizens against travel to a national park, in eastern Burkina Faso, due to reports of Malian jihadists threatening to kidnap foreigners.
South African anti-riot police have fired stun grenades, to disperse crowds of striking parliamentary staff, outside South Africa’s assembly building.
At least five people, including two US security contractors and a South African trainer, have been shot dead, by a Jordanian officer, at a training centre, near the country’s capital, Amman.
At least 38 young women have been killed, and a further 20 are seriously injured, following a road accident, on their way to an annual ceremony, in Swaziland.