Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss vessel off Nigeria

Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel...

Tanzanian ferry wreck: Death toll reaches 183

Divers rescued a man on Saturday as they searched for...

Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster

More than 136 bodies were recovered and hundreds more are...

42 die as ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria

At least 42 people drowned when a passenger ferry capsized...

SA top court legalises private use of marijuana

South Africa’s highest court has allowed the private use of...

100 die in Nigeria flood, toll expected to rise

Nigerian authorities say 100 people have died in flooding after...

Ethiopia ethnic violence leaves at least 23 dead

At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of...

Ethnic violence leaves 23 dead in Ethiopia

At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of...

Three die in Boko Haram ambush in Nigeria

Nigerian troops on Sunday overpowered a group of Boko Haram...

Nigeria minister resigns over forged certificate

Nigeria's finance minister has resigned over allegations she used a...

Rwanda decides to release jailed opposition leader

Rwanda has decided to immediately free Victoire Ingabire, an opposition...

Sudan names ministers of finance, interior in new government

Sudan’s ruling party named new ministers to the key posts...

Truck falls into river in Mali, killing 20

At least 20 people were killed in central Mali when...

Nigeria gas tanker blast leaves 35 dead

At least 35 people were killed and hundreds injured when...

Six die in Somalia Al Shabaab attack

At least six people were killed on Monday in al...

Mali's Keita names new defence, mines ministers for 2nd term

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita named new defence, mines and...

18 dead as plane crashes in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan: A commercial plane crashed into a lake...

Plane crashes in South Sudan, killing six

At least six people died in South Sudan on Sunday...

Many feared dead after Islamist attack in Nigeria

Many people are feared dead after an Islamist militant attack...

Islamist attack in northeast Nigeria kills dozens

Many people are feared dead after an Islamist militant attack...

75 people get death penalty in Egypt over 2013 sit-in

Egypt has sentenced 75 people to death, including prominent Islamist...

S Sudan soldiers face jail terms for raping aid workers

A military court in South Sudan has sentenced 10 soldiers...

Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea

Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders reopened Ethiopia’s embassy in the Eritrean...