Egypt’s Sisi swears in for second presidential term

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been sworn in for a second...

Tanzania to issue mining licences through cabinet approval

Tanzania will issue large-scale mining licences only after cabinet approval,...

UN Security Council extends South Sudan sanctions

The UN Security Council voted on Thursday to renew some...

Algeria seizes 700kg cocaine on container vessel

Algerian authorities have seized more than 700kg (1,543lb) of cocaine...

Zimbabwe set to hold polls on July 30

Zimbabwe will hold its general elections on July 30, President...

Ethiopia releases Briton held on death row

British citizen Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege, who was being held on...

Mali’s president Keita confirms re-election bid

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced on state TV that...

Egypt arrests prominent rival leader

Egypt’s state security prosecutors ordered that a prominent opposition leader,...

Dozens die in Cameroon’s Anglophone region

More than two dozen people have been killed in one...

Uganda bus crash kills at least 22

At least 22 people, including three children, have been killed...

Cameroon court jails seven Anglophone separatists

A court in Cameroon convicted seven activists from the country’s...

River boat capsize kills 49 in Congo: Official

A boat tipped over in a river in northern Democratic...

Car bomb blast claims seven lives in Benghazi, Libya

At least seven people were killed and 10 wounded when...

Amnesty accuses Nigerian troops of ‘starving women rape’

Nigerian soldiers have raped women and girls who fled the...

SA kidnappers demand bitcoin ransom for abducted teen

A criminal gang in South Africa who kidnapped a teenage...

Ghana president calls for criminal probe into head of soccer body

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo has called for a criminal investigation...

Burundi’s Nkurunziza to stay in power till 2034

Voters in Burundi have overwhelmingly approved a new constitution, the...

Brazil’s coast guard rescues two dozen African migrants

A boat with two dozen migrants from West Africa was...

Egypt detains prominent socialist activist

Egypt’s state security prosecutor on Saturday ordered a prominent activist...

Comoros puts ex-president under house arrest

Comoros has put former President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi under...

WHO holds emergency meeting over Ebola outbreak in Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) is to hold an emergency...

Killing, rape during Burundi referendum campaign

At least 15 people were killed and six were raped...

Kenyan lecturers end strike after compromised deal

Kenya’s public university lecturers have ended a strike over low...