Cameroon security forces free 18 hostages

Twelve Europeans and six Cameroonians, who were seized by ‘secessionist...

C Africa militia attack kills UN peacekeeper; 21 others dead

Christian militias stormed a UN base in southern Central Africa...

Zambia hands ultimatum to Cuban ambassador to leave country

The Zambian government on Sunday has issued a seven day...

Six South African workers die in petrol bomb attack

Six miners were killed when unknown attackers threw a petrol...

Sisi gets second term as Egypt’s president

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a...

South Africa's Winnie Mandela dies

South Africa's anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela died on Monday at...

Al Shabab militants attack peacekeeper base in Somalia

Islamist militants have launched a gun and bomb attack on...

Botswana’s new president vows to tackle youth unemployment

Botswana’s new president, sworn in on Sunday as the landlocked...

ICC takes Mali war crimes suspect into custody

The International Criminal Court in the Hague has taken into...

Sierra Leone votes to pick new president

Sierra Leone called out to vote on Saturday in the...

Car bomb rocks Libya killing five

At least five people were killed and six wounded when...

Kenya deports opposition Miguna again

Kenyan opposition figure Miguna Miguna has again been deported from...

SA jails ex-estate agent over racist abuse

A former estate agent has become the first person in...

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition backs Abiye Ahmed as new PM

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition voted in Abiye Ahmed as new prime...

Sierra Leone postpones presidential runoff till Saturday

Sierra Leone's Supreme Court on Monday approved the election commission's...

Egypt goes to polls

Egyptians begin three days of voting on Monday to elect...

Bomb rocks Egypt city days before election, killing two

Two policemen were killed in the Egyptian city of Alexandria...

13 rebels die in clashes with Congolese army

Congo’s military said it had killed 13 militiamen during clashes...

Man could cause extinction of half of African species

The actions of mankind could lead to the extinction of...

DR Congo refuses to attend donor conference in Geneva

The Democratic Republic of Congo says it will not attend...

Egyptian government launches their own version of Facebook

Egyptian government has launched a social media platform similar to...

At least 14 dead in car bomb in Somali capital

At least 14 people were killed and 10 others wounded...

Human Rights Watch warns against rush to Libya elections

Libya is not ready to hold free and fair elections,...