Processed meat responsible for SA listeria outbreak

South Africans have been advised not to consume ready-to-eat processed...

Libya tribal fighting prompts displacement of 120 families

The undergoing tribal fighting beginning from last week prompted displacement...

UN halts operation in Nigeria following aid workers’ death

The United Nations has suspended aid operations helping tens of...

Libyan security forces detain five IS militants

Libyan security forces have arrested five members of Islamic State...

Ethnic clashes kill dozens in DR Congo

A fresh outbreak of ethnic violence has killed more than...

Rwanda shuts down over 700 churches

Rwandan government has closed down more than 700 churches for...

Nigeria orders to defend ‘all schools’ in Boko Haram

Nigeria's security forces have been ordered to defend all schools...

Egypt train collision leaves 15 dead

At least 15 people died in a train collision in...

S Africa endorses land expropriation without compensation

South Africa’s parliament passed a motion brought by the radical...

SA’s Ramaphosa reshuffles cabinet, Nene makes comeback

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his cabinet,...

Nigeria speeds up search for 110 abducted schoolgirls

Nigeria has deployed extra troops and planes to search for...

UN S Sudan mission recalls police unit over abuse claims

The UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has recalled a...

Nigerian parents to get jail term if children skip school

Nigeria’s oil-rich Bayelsa state is threatening parents who do not...

Death toll from Somalia blasts rises to 45

The death toll from twin car bomb blasts in the...

Double car blasts kill 18 in Somali capital

A double car bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu killed at...

Row over Kenyan oil revenues threatens to delay production

In the decades before oil was discovered in the northern...

Egypt sentences 21 to death on terrorism charges

An Egyptian court has sentenced 21 people to death and...

Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies...

Over 90 schoolgirls missing as Boko Haram strikes again

More than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls are feared missing after Islamist...

5 killed in SA police station attack

Five police officers and a soldier have been shot dead...

Zimbabweans bid farewell to Tsvangirai

More than 5,000 people have attended the burial of Zimbabwe's...

Nigerian police detain three village massacre masterminds

Nigerian local police have arrested three people suspected to have...

Gambia suspends capital punishment

The Gambia's President has announced suspension of the death penalty...