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...

Kenya launches first coastguard patrol

Kenya's president has launched the country's first coastguard to protect...

Nigeria’s Buhari launches manifesto for re-election bid

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has launched his manifesto, hoping his...

Egypt, Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam dispute

Egypt said on Sunday it would hold talks with Ethiopia...

Mortar bombs fired at UN peacekeeping base in Congo

Mortar bombs were fired at a UN peacekeeping base and...

Ugandan army to protect Chinese businesses

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the army to protect...

Ethiopia arrests ex-deputy intelligence chief for rights abuses

Ethiopia’s former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested, Attorney General...

Dozens of migrants refuse to leave container ship in Libya

Dozens of migrants have barricaded themselves in a container ship...

Tanzania drafts bill to increase health insurance coverage

Tanzania is finalising draft of a bill to make it...

Clashes between army, separatists kill 15 in Cameroon

At least 15 people have been killed in a new...

Congo Ebola death toll crosses 200 mark

More than 200 people have now died in the latest...

Suicide car bombers kill 39 in Somalia

At least 39 people were killed and 40 others injured...

Gender based violence on the rise in Zambia

Zambia recorded an increase in gender-based violence cases during the...

Ethiopia unearths mass grave with 200 bodies

Police in Ethiopia have uncovered a grave containing at least...

South Africa likely to hold elections in May next year

South Africa will hold parliamentary elections sometime between May 7...

Cameroon 'separatists' release all 78 child hostages

All 78 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon...

80 people, mostly school children, abducted in Cameroon

More than 80 people, mostly children, were kidnapped from a...

Trust growing with Ethiopia, but more work needed: Afwerki

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki says Eritrea and Ethiopia have built...

Seven die in attack on minibus near Egypt Coptic monastery

At least seven people were killed and 12 others wounded...