Ash and slush envelop industrial Durban after South Africa unrest
Small fires still smoulder under the collapsed roof of a label-printing company in Durban days after devastating riots shook South Africa. The Ushukela Industrial Park in the southeastern port city is one of several that has been blitzed in a spree of arson and looting that hit parts of South Africa. Riots and looting first flared in the southeastern province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), sparked by the jailing of graft-accused former president Jacob Zuma.
South Africa’s police recover looted properties from slums
South Africa's police recovers looted properties from slums
Indian Ocean ballet: South Africa's breathtaking 'sardine run'
Every year millions and millions of sardines trek along the cold currents off the South Africa coast during the southern hemisphere winter months, peaking in July. Countless dolphins and sharks hunt along the shoals - a spectacular sight that awes tourists lucky enough to find them.
South Africa: Zuma lawyers try to delay new corruption trial
The state accuses Zuma of bribery, fraud and money laundering in a $2 billion weapons contract with French company Thales in the late 1990s. He denies all the charges.
South Africa's Ramaphosa visits clean-up in Soweto following unrest
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent violent unrest and looting, which claimed more than 200 lives, united the country as well, as he visits cleanup and rebuilding efforts in Soweto township in Johannesburg.
South Africa's Ramaphosa says disorder 'sought to provoke a popular insurrection'
In a stunning jump in South Africa's death toll from the ongoing unrest, nearly 100 more people are reported dead. President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country was not prepared for the violence. Also, FRANCE 24 takes you inside the fight over parts of Ethiopia's Tigray region. With Tigrayans fleeing, the Amhara see a chance to take back what they claim as their land. And despite having never seen cycling until age 14, South African Songezo Jim is now at the top of the sport – he tells us more.
South Africa sends more troops as death toll from unrest rises to 117
tens of thousands of troops are being deployed to hotspots of unrest in South Africa. Communities try to clean up after days of looting as the chaos exacerbates racial tensions. Also, Ethiopia accuses aid agencies of being part of a propaganda campaign. The conflict now sees local TPLF fighters facing off against ethnic Amharas. And as Africa's Covid-19 deaths surge by 43 percent in a week, the continent's chronic shortage of vaccines sees Ivory Coast ramping up efforts to facilitate vaccination. South Africa Jacob Zuma riots
"It's over": South African shop owner counts cost of looting
Walking among the remains of her shop, which was looted during unrest in South Africa, Thandi Johnson says that she has "nothing left", despite troops being deployed in an attempt to prevent the destruction caused by thousands on the streets. The unrest erupted on the 9th of July after ex-president Jacob Zuma started serving a 15-month term for snubbing a probe into the corruption that stained his nine years in power.
Dozens killed in South Africa unrest amid Zuma appeal
The military is now assisting local law enforcement agencies in the hardest-hit provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, but rioting and looting continue.
Army deployed to contain violence and looting in South Africa
South Africa deploys troops to contain what President Cyril Ramaphosa describes as unprecedented violence. Six people have been killed after several days of rioting sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma. Also, Tunisia launches an appeal for donations to help its overwhelmed health system. New Covid-19 infections are also on the rise in Morocco and Algeria. And we tell you how one Kenyan shoemaker has profited from the country's coronavirus lockdown.