One year after what South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa called a violent “insurrection” that led to more than 300 deaths, the country is still wrestling with profound political and economic challenges and enduring fears of more unrest.
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has announced he will step down after protesters stormed his official residence and set the prime minister’s house on fire.
Atiku Abubakar is hoping it will be sixth-time lucky in his quest to be Nigeria’s next president having fallen short on five previous attempts, the first in 1992.
Protesters have said they will continue to occupy the Sri Lankan presidential and prime ministerial residences until both leaders officially resign.
Saturday’s historic protests in Sri Lanka,
Japanese police have admitted there were flaws in the security for former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was shot dead in the southern city of Nara on Friday.
At least 15 people have been shot dead in a bar in the South African township of Soweto, police say.
An exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Ugandan Asian refugees in the UK has opened at one of the bases which welcomed them.
Rashmi Kavindhya says she never dreamt of stepping inside the Sri Lankan president’s official residence in Colombo in her lifetime.