Africa

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes

The African National Congress easily won South Africa's general election on Saturday but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals…

Nigeria says ex-president Goodluck Jonathan took bribes

The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws to broker…

ANC retains power with 58% but support ebbs

The African National Congress was headed for victory in South Africa's election on Friday, although the party was on course for its worst performance since it…

ANC leads in general elections as counting continues

The preliminary results released by the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) on Thursday showed that the current ruling party, the African…

South Africa counts votes as ANC looks to retain power

South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the ruling African National…