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...

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills 17

At least 17 people have been killed on Monday after...

Oxfam Haiti scandal suspects threaten key witnesses: Report

Three members of the controversial Oxfam Haiti team that was...

Ex-Oxfam director admits hiring prostitutes

Oxfam's country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at...

Egypt jails 65 Brotherhood members over incitement

A court in Egypt has sentenced 65 members of the...

Ethiopia state of emergency to last six months

The Ethiopian defence minister has said the newly imposed state...

Nigeria suicide bombing claims 18 lives

Three suicide bombers have killed 18 people in the northeast...

Ethiopia announces state of emergency

Ethiopia declared a state of emergency just a day after...

Ethiopian PM resigns amid political turmoil, protests

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned on Thursday after long-running...

ANC leader Ramaphosa becomes new South Africa president

Cyril Ramaphosa was confirmed Thursday as South Africa's new President,...

Zimbabwe rival leader Tsvangirai dies at 65

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at the...

Zuma quits as president of South Africa

Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday,...

Zuma breaks silence following ANC’s ultimatum

South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma said he has done...

SA cops raid properties of Zuma allies, three arrested

South African elite police unit Hawks has raided properties including...

SA declares Cape Town drought a ‘national disaster’

South African government has declared a national disaster over the...

SA ruling party moves to oust Zuma

South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) party executive committee has...

South Africans await ANC party decision on Zuma

South Africa’s ruling ANC party is expected to order President...

Egyptian army kills 16 insurgents in major raid

Egypt’s military said on Sunday that sixteen insurgents were killed...

Boko Haram frees 13 hostages

The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has freed 13 hostages...

Mali mine explosion kills five, injures 18

Five civilians were killed and 18 others injured in central...