Death toll from northwest Nigeria attack doubles to 130

The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen...

Blast kills two policemen in Egyptian capital: Ministry

Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive...

Tunisia cops, protesters clash over youth’s death

Police in Tunisia fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who...

Nigeria delays presidential election for a week

Nigeria's presidential and parliamentary elections have been delayed for a...

'922 Madagascar children dead of measles since October'

At least 922 children and young adults have died of...

IS claims responsibility for attack on Nigeria governor’s convoy

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an attack on...

Sudan security arrests professors as protests continue to grow

Security forces arrested 14 professors who were gathering to protest...

Red Crescent recovers 10 bodies in eastern Libya

The Libyan Red Crescent on Monday recovered 10 unidentified bodies...

Sudanese forces fire tear gas to disperse women protesters

Sudanese security forces used tear gas on Sunday to break...

Seven get life in jail over Tunisia museum, hotel massacres

A Tunisian court jailed seven people for life on Saturday...

Desalegn to head AU election mission in Nigeria

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will lead an African...

Libya detains sovereign wealth fund chairman: Official

The chairman of Libya’s LIA sovereign wealth fund, Ali Mahmoud...

H1N1 flu kills 16 in Morocco

H1N1 flu has killed 16 people in Morocco, the government...

Car bombing kills two at Somalia shopping mall

A car bomb exploded at a shopping mall in Somalia’s...

Tomb with 50 mummies found in Egypt

Fifty mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era (305-30BC) have...

Egypt lawmakers to propose constitution amendment bill

A coalition of Egyptian parliamentarians will submit a request for...

Four Libyan soldiers die in clashes

At least four Libyan soldiers were killed when forces loyal...

H1N1 virus claims five lives in Morocco

At least five people have died in Morocco after contracting...

Nigeria rival candidate to consider amnesty for graft suspects

Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he...

Cameroon arrests main opposition leader for protest

Cameroonian authorities arrested opposition leader Maurice Kamto on Monday, his...

Sudanese president fights for survival as protests spread

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir does little to hide his contempt...

Egypt opens new int’l airport in Giza for trial flights

Egypt opened a new international airport on the outskirts of...

South Sudanese fear leaving UN protected camps

Tracing his fingers over the metal fencing at a United...