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...

Kenyan President slams judiciary after poll verdict

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday the country has...

Kenya’s SC cancels presidential election results

Kenya's Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month's...

Zuma’s son denies corruption

The son of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has denied...

White farmers convicted in S Africa coffin case

Two white South African farmers who forced a black man...

Congo landslide death toll 'likely to rise over 200'

The death toll from Wednesday's landslide in north-eastern Democratic Republic...

600 still missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide...

Female suicide bombers kill 27 in Nigeria

Three female suicide bombers have carried out an attack that...

Gunmen kill seven UN peacekeepers in Mali

At least seven people were killed and seven others injured...

Over 179 die in Sierra Leone mudslide

At least 179 people were killed in a mudslide near...

17 killed in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

Suspected jihadists killed at least 17 people and wounded eight...

35 die in Tanzania school bus crash

Thirty-two schoolchildren, two teachers, and a minibus driver were killed...