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...

Egypt to keep Rafah crossing with Gaza open in Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has decided to keep the Rafah...

Ebola spreading fast in DR Congo

The Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside...

Congo park blocks tourist entry after kidnapping

Rangers said they had stopped tourists entering Democratic Republic of...

Egypt orders detention of 20 metro protesters

Egypt’s state security prosecutor ordered the detention of 20 people...

Libya to return bodies of 20 beheaded Egyptians

Libya will return to Egypt on Monday the bodies of...

Attackers kill 26 in Burundi ahead of referendum

At least 26 people were killed and seven others wounded...

Congo sentences ex-army boss to 20 years in prison

A court in Congo Republic sentenced ex-army chief and opposition...

Kenyan dam built illegally, says water authority

The Kenyan dam which burst, killing more than 40 people,...

Death toll from Kenya dam wall collapse climbs to 47

The death toll from flooding caused by a burst dam...