Clashes leave four dead in Colombia

At least four people were killed and 14 others injured...

Three US troops die in Niger ambush

Three US soldiers have been killed and two others wounded...

Blasts hit two Ugandan MPs' homes

Two Ugandan members of parliament say their residences have been...

Eight die in Cameroon independence protests

Soldiers shot dead at least eight people and wounded others...

Congo military cargo plane crashes

A military cargo plane crashed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s...

Egypt's population stands at nearly 95 million

Egypt said Saturday its population stands at nearly 95 million,...

Libya bans entry of US citizens in retaliation

Libya's interim government on Wednesday announced it would ban entry...

UN launches fresh push to end Libya crisis

UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame launched a...

Ugandan MPs brawl during debate

Chaotic scenes broke out in Uganda's parliament as MPs debated...

Three cops die in Nigeria zoo attack

Three policemen have been killed by gunmen who attacked a...

Uganda seeks backer for geophysical survey

Uganda is looking for external assistance with an aerial geophysical...

UN peacekeepers in Congo hold record for rape, sex abuse

She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the...

Buhari sees Myanmar crisis as genocide

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday likened the violence in...

Nigerian Journo wins Komla Dumor award

Amina Yuguda, a journalist from north-eastern Nigeria, has won the...

Ethnic clashes displace 50,000 in Ethiopia

The humanitarian crisis has worsened in catastrophic drought-stricken Ethiopia, where...

Congo forces kill 37 Burundi migrants

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot...

Taxi war: Three more cars torched in S Africa

A violent feud between South African metre taxi drivers and...

Children smoking shisha sparks outrage on Twitter

Children as young as 11 years smoking shisha at cafes...

Nigerian state governor imposes curfew

A dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in the main commercial...

IS ambush on Egyptian police convoy kills 18

At least 18 policemen have been killed in an attack...

Al Shabaab storms Somali military base, killing 10

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town...

Tanzania opposition MP shot, wounded

Tanzania’s opposition Chief Whip in Parliament Tundu Lissu, a fierce...

Al-Shabab militants attack Somalia army base

Al-Shabab fighters attacked a military base near Somalia's southern port...