01
August

South Africa will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation, its president says.

27
July

The project manager of a controversial dam being built by Ethiopia along the Nile river was found shot dead in his vehicle on Thursday.

26
July

Thousands of people in Kenya's largest slum are now homeless after two days of demolitions by a government body that human rights activists are calling a "violation of the law".

23
July

Gunmen have shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of a colleague in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a police spokesman said on Sunday.

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