Air balloon crash in Egypt kills one, leaves 12 injured

A tourist was killed and 12 other people injured when...

Somalia PM fires three key ministers

Somalian Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has sacked his ministers...

Ethiopia to free all political prisoners

Ethiopia will release politicians jailed on charges including involvement in...

11 die in suicide bombing in Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an...

Zambia’s foreign minister quits amid party feud

Zambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has resigned, he said...

Strong quake shakes Algeria

A strong 5-magnitude earthquake jolted northern Algeria on Tuesday night,...

Two die climbing SA Table Mountain

Rescuers have recovered the bodies of a tourist and his...

Egypt extends state of emergency

Egypt is to extend its ongoing state of emergency for...

New Year’s Day explosion kills three in Nigeria

At least three people have been killed after an explosion...

Seven die in Congo anti-govt protests

Security forces killed at least seven people in the Democratic...

Kenya road crash claims 30 lives

At least 30 people have been killed and dozens injured...

Congo orders internet cut ahead of anti-govt movement

Democratic Republic of Congo’s government on Saturday ordered telecommunications providers...

New Liberian President seeks foreign investment

Liberian President-elect George Weah has declared the country open to...

Egypt jails Morsi, 19 others for insulting judiciary

A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi...

Tanzania threatens to shut churches after Magufuli criticism

Tanzanian authorities have threatened to shut down churches which mix...

Football star wins presidential polls in Liberia

Former football star George Weah has defeated Vice President Joseph...

Gunman attacks Egypt church, 10 die

At least 10 people have died after a gunman opened...

Morocco, Niger ink cooperation deals

Morocco and Niger signed 16 cooperation agreements to bolster bilateral...

Assailants burns Congo President’s property

A home belonging to Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph...

Ex-footballer in Liberia presidential run-off

Liberians are to choose a new president in a run-off...

Counterclaim of truce breach in S Sudan

South Sudan’s army clashed with rebels in an oil-producing region,...

Tunisia bans UAE airlines from landing

Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia, it said...

Mnangagwa names ex-army chief as party VP

Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed retired army boss...