Morocco plans $15.8b spending if it hosts 2026 soccer World Cup

Morocco has proposed using 14 stadiums and budgeting to spend...

Botswana leader denounces Trump for ‘encouraging poaching’

The outgoing president of Botswana has attacked his US counterpart...

South Africa charges Jacob Zuma with $2.5b arms deal corruption

Former South African president Jacob Zuma was charged with corruption...

Mauritius PM slams defiant president

Mauritian Prime Minister said on Thursday it is deplorable that...

Human smuggling: Libya issues warrants for 205 ‘traffickers’

Libya has issued 205 arrest warrants for Libyans and foreigners...

Ethiopia bus plunge takes 38 lives

Thirty-eight people have died in Ethiopia after the bus in...

US mulls lifting Chad travel ban, says Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Washington was...

Congo rival leader to return home for presidential bid

Exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi vowed to return to...

Lightning strikes Rwanda church, killing 16

At least 16 people were killed and 140 others injured...

Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

International charity ships and Libya’s coastguard picked up several hundred...

Mauritian president to quit over credit card row

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Africa’s only female head of state,...

Starvation likely to kill 2.0m children in Congo

More than two million children in the Democratic Republic of...

Russia eyes diamond, platinum projects in Zimbabwe

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday his country...

SA’s Cape Town may avoid water shut-off

South African city of Cape Town will not have to...

Tea trees gaining popularity in Kenya

At Sweet Waters, a village in central Kenya, Veronicah Nyambura...

Tanzania's herders kill hundreds of lions each year

Herders in Tanzania are killing more than 200 lions every...

Processed meat responsible for SA listeria outbreak

South Africans have been advised not to consume ready-to-eat processed...

Libya tribal fighting prompts displacement of 120 families

The undergoing tribal fighting beginning from last week prompted displacement...

UN halts operation in Nigeria following aid workers’ death

The United Nations has suspended aid operations helping tens of...

Libyan security forces detain five IS militants

Libyan security forces have arrested five members of Islamic State...

Ethnic clashes kill dozens in DR Congo

A fresh outbreak of ethnic violence has killed more than...

Rwanda shuts down over 700 churches

Rwandan government has closed down more than 700 churches for...

Nigeria orders to defend ‘all schools’ in Boko Haram

Nigeria's security forces have been ordered to defend all schools...