Nigerian troops protest against redeployment in restive region

Nigerian troops staging a protest at the airport in the...

Sudan ruling party backs Bashir as candidate for 2020 election

Sudan’s ruling party says it will back its leader President...

Congo’s president Kabila pulls out of long-delayed election

Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will not stand in the election...

Ethiopia shuts internet amid regional violence

Authorities have cut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid...

Nigerian forces block lawmakers from entering parliament

Security forces temporarily blocked the entrance to Nigeria’s parliament on...

Congo opposition leader ‘not giving up”, to stand in election

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Moïse Katumbi says he...

Car explodes in Egyptian capital

An explosion destroyed a car near a bridge in central...

Car bomb blasts kill six in Somalia

Two car bombs hit Somalia on Sunday, killing six people....

Ethiopian soldiers clash with Somali police force

Ethiopian soldiers have clashed with a local police force in...

Ethiopia’s Abiy appoints team to advise govt on privatisation

Ethiopia’s prime minister has appointed a team to advise his...

Newly elected Zimbabwean president calls for unity

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he will be a leader...

Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe poll

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday won a election as...

Business shut down in Zimbabwe, army on patrol

Businesses have shut in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, as the nation...

Ethiopia's exiled Bishop returns

The exiled patriarch of Ethiopia's powerful Orthodox Church, Bishop Merkorios,...

WHO’s Ebola team arrives in Congo

An international delegation has arrived in the town of Beni...

Three die in Zimbabwe troops, protesters clash

Zimbabwe police said three people were killed in Harare on...

Zimbabwe ruling party wins majority of seats in parliament

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party won the majority of seats in...

Zimbabwe's president, rival both confident of election win

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main opponent, Nelson Chamisa,...

Zimbabweans vote in first election since Mugabe's removal

Zimbabweans go to the polls on Monday in the first...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe rejects Mnangagwa in election

Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe on Sunday emerged to address...

Malians vote in presidential election

Malian voters were due to decide on Sunday on whether...

Tweets scorn Egypt's Sisi in renewed online criticism

Egyptians renewed online criticism of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on...

Egyptian zoo comes under criticism for painting donkeys like zebras

An Egyptian zoo has come under criticism after being accused...