Fifteen civilians die in ethnic attack on Mali village

Fifteen civilians from the Fulani community were killed last week...

Second deadliest Ebola outbreak hits major African city

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to...

Sudan gold mine collapse kills three miners; 10 still trapped

Three miners were killed and 10 were trapped underground when...

Mediterranean refugee rescue ship ends operation

The last refugee rescue ship working in the Mediterranean Sea,...

US military strike kills four al Shabaab militants in Somalia

The US military said it killed four militants in an...

Libyans protest against US air strike in southern Libya

Dozens of Libyans protested on Tuesday against a US air...

Libyan State Council stresses importance of polls, constitution

The head of Libya's Higher Council of State (HCS) Khalid...

Nigerian president Buhari denies death rumour

Nigeria’s President Buhari has denied claims that he had died...

IMF agrees new loan programme for Sierra Leone

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) board has approved a new...

Airstrike kills 11 terrorists in southern Libya

At least eleven terrorists were killed in an airstrike near...

Zimbabwe to get new parliament building

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to break ground for...

Islamic extremists are now using drones: Buhari

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari said that Islamic extremists have begun...

Tanzania 'prefers Chinese aid to West's'

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has said he prefers Chinese to...

Gunmen kill cleric, nine followers at Somalia religious centre

Al Shabaab gunmen and a suicide car bomber struck a...

Dozens die as Uganda party boat sinks

At least 29 people are now known to have died...

French forces kill top jihadist in Mali

One of Mali's top jihadist leaders has been killed in...

Cruise boat capsizes in Uganda, killing 10

At least 10 people have died after a cruise boat...

Four Finns among five die in Zimbabwe plane crash

Four Finnish citizens are believed to have been among five...

Suspected IS gunmen kill nine in Libya

Gunmen on Friday raided a town deep in Libya's southern...

Gunmen kill six in southern Libya

Gunmen raided a town deep in Libya’s southern desert, killing...

Ethiopian Airlines steps up hunt for African connections

Ethiopian Airlines is accelerating its strategy of weaving a patchwork...

Libyan gunmen release kidnapped Egyptian workers

Egyptian workers taken hostage in Libya this week over a...

Frelimo urges Renamo to stop war threats

The main opposition Renamo has to stop making threats in...