Nigeria church attack leaves 16 dead

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

Angola fires army chief, spy boss in anti-graft move

Angolan President Joao Lourenco sacked the chief of staff of...

Thousands protest against new election laws in Madagascar

Thousands marched in Madagascar’s capital on Monday to protest against...

Uganda plans tax on social media use

Uganda plans to slap a new tax on social media...

‘Terrorist group’ attack crude oil pipeline in Libya

A Libyan crude pipeline owned by the al-Waha oil company,...

SA’s Ramaphosa cuts UK visit short to deal with protests

South Africa’s president has cut short a visit to Britain...

Kenya suspends land allocation as nine injured in attacks

Kenya suspended a land distribution programme on Thursday after nine...

Eastern Libya army chief survives bomb attack; one dead

A car bomb hit a convoy of the chief of...

Nigerian cops fire teargas at Shi’ite Muslim protesters

Nigerian police fired teargas at hundreds of Shi’ite Muslim protesters...

Kenya election officials resign, pressure mounts on chairman

Three Kenyan election officials resigned on Monday, increasing chaos at...

Somaliland jails poet over Somalia unity calls

A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced...

Bitter rivals’ handshake stirs up Kenyan politics

A surprise handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader...

Mali militant attack kills one, injures 10

Militants disguised as UN peacekeepers exploded two suicide car bombs...

Eight Egyptian soldiers die in militant attack

Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in fighting...

Winnie Mandela to be laid to rest

SOWETO, South Africa: Thousands of mourners gathered in South Africa’s...

Kenya elephant conservationist Daphne passes away

Kenyan elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died of cancer aged...

Congo government blocks donors from raising aid  

The Democratic Republic of Congo has boycotted a UN donor...

Five die in Somalia football match bombing

A bomb killed up to five spectators at a football...

UN labels C African corpse protest as ‘propaganda’

The UN says protesters who placed corpses in front of...

Mozambique to hold polls in October 2019

Mozambique will hold presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections on October...

Military plane crashes in Algeria; over 250 dead

More than 100 people were killed when an Algerian military...

Kenya bus plunge kills 17

A Kenyan official says a bus has plunged into the...

Nigeria’s Buhari confirms he’s running in 2019

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed that he will seek another...