Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are the two candidates for the party's presidency with Ramaphosa drawing the majority of nominations.
The Pentagon says it wrapped up the programme in 2012, but the New York Times has quoted sources as saying that UFO 'episodes' continue to be investigated.
Speaking at the African National Congress party's gathering to elect a new leader, South African President Jacob Zuma says people "are not happy with the state of the ANC".
The ANC will announce current president Jacob Zuma's successor as party leader on Sunday, concluding a bruising leadership battle that threatens to split the 105-year-old liberation movement which has been in power since 1994.
Moroccan government teams up with civil society groups to plant 800,000 trees across the country by 2024.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has already been inaugurated as Zimbabwe's president and ZANU-PF leader, replacing Robert Mugabe, who led the party since 1975 and the country since independence from white minority rule in 1980.
Warlord Thomas Lubanga was found guilty in 2012 at the International Criminal Court (ICC) of abducting boys and girls and press-ganging them into his Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC) in the eastern Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The motorcycle taxi app has become a hit among commuters in Kampala which is notorious for traffic jams and road accidents.
As police gathered for their morning parade at the academy in Somalia's capital, a man wearing an explosive vest entered the camp disguised as a policeman and blew himself up, killing at least 17 and injuring 20.
Human Rights Watch says "widespread sexual violence against women and girls, and sexual attacks on men" were committed by men in uniform during the Kenyan election.
It also ordered President Jacob Zuma to pay the costs of his latest court challenge against the inquiry into influence peddling. Judge President Mlambo said Zuma's conduct "amounts to clear abuse of the judicial process".
A Somali television journalist was killed in a car bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Monday, an editor for the TV station and local authorities said.
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