Rwanda decides to release jailed opposition leader

Rwanda has decided to immediately free Victoire Ingabire, an opposition...

Sudan names ministers of finance, interior in new government

Sudan’s ruling party named new ministers to the key posts...

Truck falls into river in Mali, killing 20

At least 20 people were killed in central Mali when...

Nigeria gas tanker blast leaves 35 dead

At least 35 people were killed and hundreds injured when...

Six die in Somalia Al Shabaab attack

At least six people were killed on Monday in al...

Mali's Keita names new defence, mines ministers for 2nd term

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita named new defence, mines and...

18 dead as plane crashes in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan: A commercial plane crashed into a lake...

Plane crashes in South Sudan, killing six

At least six people died in South Sudan on Sunday...

Many feared dead after Islamist attack in Nigeria

Many people are feared dead after an Islamist militant attack...

Islamist attack in northeast Nigeria kills dozens

Many people are feared dead after an Islamist militant attack...

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...