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...

Blast at South African munitions depot kills eight

At least eight people were killed in an explosion at...

Congo top court excludes rival leader from presidential election

Democratic Republic of Congo’s top court on Monday definitively excluded...

Some 400 prisoners escape jail amid chaos in Libya’s Tripoli

Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya's capital...

Suicide bomber attacks govt office in Somalia, school collapses

A suicide bomber on Sunday attacked a government office in...

Islamist militants kill up to 30 Nigerian soldiers

Islamist militants have killed up to 30 soldiers in an...

Protests erupt in Uganda after lawmakers detained at airport

Protests erupted in the Ugandan capital on Friday after police...

10 die in South Africa bus crash

At least ten people died after a bus travelling from...

Egypt's security forces kill 20 ‘militants’ in western desert, Sinai

Egypt has killed 20 suspected militants in an air strike...

Police arrests Kenya’s deputy chief justice for alleged corruption

Kenya’s deputy chief justice Philomena Mwilu was arrested on Tuesday...

UK PM to promise Africa investment boost

Theresa May is to announce plans to boost Britain's investment...

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe's President

Emmerson Mnangagwa took the oath as Zimbabwe's President in front...

Cops confront, kill four militants in Egypt

Egyptian security forces on Saturday killed four suspected militants who...

1,000 Cameroonian soldiers to join UN forces

Cameroon has deployed a 5th contingent of its troops for...

Kofi Annan’s burial on Sept 13 in Ghana

Former United Nations chief and Noble prize laureate Kofi Annan...

Islamist militant attack kills 19 in Nigeria

At least 19 people were killed in an Islamist militant...

Egypt’s sisi approves law tightening control over internet

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a new law...

Algerian president Bouteflika fires two senior army generals

Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika dismissed two senior generals, the presidency...

Tanzania electoral body tasks US to prove irregularity allegations

Tanzania’s electoral commission has tasked the United States to prove...

Mali President Keita wins re-election

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected as president...

24 schoolchildren die in Sudan boat capsize

At least 24 children on their way to school and...