Africa News

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 6:30pm

South Africa's Jacob Zuma to face Kgalema Motlanthe challenge

Source: BBC Africa (

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma will face a challenge for the leadership of the ANC next week from his deputy, Kgalema Motlanthe.

Mr Motlanthe's spokesman Thabo Masebe said that Mr Motlanthe had accepted his nomination to stand as ANC leader.


Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 9:39pm

Ghana's presidential election has been won by incumbent President John Mahama, the electoral commission has announced.

The commission said that Mr Mahama had won 50.7% against opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo on 47.74%.

However, the opposition NPP says it will contest the result, accused the governing NDC party of conspiring with commission...