Dozens of migrants refuse to leave container ship in Libya

Dozens of migrants have barricaded themselves in a container ship...

Tanzania drafts bill to increase health insurance coverage

Tanzania is finalising draft of a bill to make it...

Clashes between army, separatists kill 15 in Cameroon

At least 15 people have been killed in a new...

Congo Ebola death toll crosses 200 mark

More than 200 people have now died in the latest...

Suicide car bombers kill 39 in Somalia

At least 39 people were killed and 40 others injured...

Gender based violence on the rise in Zambia

Zambia recorded an increase in gender-based violence cases during the...

Ethiopia unearths mass grave with 200 bodies

Police in Ethiopia have uncovered a grave containing at least...

South Africa likely to hold elections in May next year

South Africa will hold parliamentary elections sometime between May 7...

Cameroon 'separatists' release all 78 child hostages

All 78 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon...

80 people, mostly school children, abducted in Cameroon

More than 80 people, mostly children, were kidnapped from a...

Trust growing with Ethiopia, but more work needed: Afwerki

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki says Eritrea and Ethiopia have built...

Seven die in attack on minibus near Egypt Coptic monastery

At least seven people were killed and 12 others wounded...

Amnesty urges Sudan to stop crackdown on journalists

Amnesty International is urging the Sudanese government to halt what...

Malawi court halts work on Gandhi statue

A court in Malawi has halted work on a statue...

WB approves $1.2b in grants, loans to Ethiopia

The World Bank (WB) has approved $1.2 billion in grants...

First Nairobi-New York direct flight lands

Kenyans have celebrated on Twitter after Kenya Airways inaugural direct...

Armed men kill two UN peacekeepers in Mali, 12 wounded

The United Nations mission in Mali says armed men attacked...

SA gets $20 billion of investment pledges at confce: Ramaphosa

Investment commitments of almost 290 billion rand ($20 billion) into...

Glencore posts rise in copper, cobalt output on Katanga restart

Glencore Plc on Friday reported a 12 per cent rise...

Sahle-Work Zewde first female president of Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s parliament has approved senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the...

Polygamy persists across Africa

The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene...

Clan clashes kill over 50 in breakaway Somali region

Fighting between clans in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region has killed...

Gunmen kill 14 in eastern Congo’s Ebola zone

Unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 people, including two health...