Burundi first country to leave International Criminal Court

Burundi has become the first country to pull out from...

Kenya holds poll despite boycott call

Kenyans vote on Thursday in a presidential election re-run overshadowed...

Kenya court to decide election re-run

Kenya's Supreme Court is to hold a last-minute hearing to...

Ivory seizures up, African elephants at risk: report

African elephant poaching declined for a fifth year in a...

WHO cancels Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe's...

Gunmen kill 13 Niger gendarmes

Gunmen on pick-up trucks and motorcycles coming from Mali killed...

WHO chief 'rethinking' Mugabe's appointment

The new head of the World Health Organization (WHO) is...

Cairo shootout: 55 police dead

At least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts,...

Mogadishu car bomb toll rises to 358

The death toll from last Saturday's huge truck bombing in...

Mandela's autobiography sequel launched in SA

The new instalment of Nelson Mandela's autobiography, Long Walk to...

Two injured in Cape Town airport shooting

Two men were injured in a drive-by shooting at South...

Kenya election official resigning before new vote

A Kenyan electoral commissioner has announced her resignation and says...

Cairo 'most dangerous' megacity for women: Survey

The Egyptian capital Cairo has been described as the ‘most...

Somalia car bomb death toll rises to 276

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital...

At least 230 dead in Somalia blasts

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the...

Somalia car bomb death toll mounts to 85

The death toll from two bomb attacks that tore through...

Attack at Kenyan boarding school leaves six dead

At least five students and a security guard have been...

Cargo plane crashes off Ivory Coast, at least four killed

At least four people were killed on Saturday when a...

Kenya police ‘kill’ two protesters

Police in Kenya shot and killed two opposition protesters, who...

Liberia election: George Weah takes early lead

Partial results from Liberia's presidential election show former football star...

Deadly ‘supercell thunderstorm’ hits SA

Moored ships were blown away as a "supercell thunderstorm" swept...

Malawi curfew over ‘vampire' killings

At least five people have been killed in southern Malawi...

Kenya's Raila Odinga pulls out of October’s poll re-run

Kenyan main opposition leader Raila Odinga will not participate in...