Congo sentences ex-army boss to 20 years in prison

A court in Congo Republic sentenced ex-army chief and opposition...

Kenyan dam built illegally, says water authority

The Kenyan dam which burst, killing more than 40 people,...

Death toll from Kenya dam wall collapse climbs to 47

The death toll from flooding caused by a burst dam...

21 killed in Kenya dam bursts

A dam burst in Kenya after weeks of torrential rain,...

Al-Shabab stones Somali woman to death for polyandry

A woman has been stoned to death in Somalia after...

Ebola returns to Congo; 17 dead

At least 17 people have died in an area of...

Somali extremists kill nine Kenyan soldiers

Extremists carried out an attack on Kenyan soldiers’ patrol car...

Tunisia’s Ennahda tops landmark municipal polls

Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party claimed victory late on Sunday in...

Bandit attack on Nigerian village leaves 51 dead

A gang of what are said to be former cattle...

Mnangagwa calls for party unity to ensure ‘thunderous’ win

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa urged his party to unite after...

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia

A German nurse working for the International Committee of the...

IS militants storm Libya election commission, killing 12

Suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya’s electoral commission...

C Africa church attack claims 15 lives

At least 15 people, including a priest, have been killed...

Blasts at Nigeria mosque kill 24

At least 24 people are reported to have been killed...

Icebergs can help solve SA water crisis, say Marine experts

Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs...

10 S Sudan aid workers released a week after abduction

Ten aid workers who went missing in South Sudan last...

Plane crashes near oil field in Libya, killing three

Three crew members of a transport plane have lost their...

Egyptian court jails 13 cops for taking part in strike

An Egyptian court has sentenced 13 policemen to between three...

‘Jihadist attacks’ leave 40 Tuaregs dead in Mali

Suspected jihadists killed 40 Tuaregs, mostly young men, in two...

47 drown fleeing Congo clashes

At least 47 people drowned when their boat capsized as...

Nigeria military repels Boko Haram attack

Nigerian forces repelled an attack by Boko Haram militants in...

S Sudan president rejects calls to step down

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has rejected opposition calls for...

Nigeria church attack leaves 16 dead

Semi-nomadic herdsmen armed with guns carried out an attack on...