Airstrike hits Somalia's capital, targeting Shabaab

An air strike hit a village south of Somalia’s capital...

Congo human crisis 'worse than middle east’

Conflict has forced 1.7 million people to flee their homes...

Listeria outbreak kills dozens in South Africa

At least 36 people have died in South Africa after...

UN peacekeeper dies in CAR militant attack

A UN peacekeeper was killed and three others were wounded...

SA, Morocco to restore ties after 13 years

South Africa and Morocco will resume diplomatic ties more than...

Zimbabwe truck accident kills 21

At least 21 people died in Zimbabwe’s northwest province after...

Egyptian lawyer gets prison for inciting rape

An Egyptian court has sentenced a lawyer to three years...

13 Nigerians die in 'Boko Haram suicide attack'

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 13...

Report finds 512 died in Somalia bombing

An emergency committee investigating the terrorist atrocity found that t512...

Zimbabwe army men get key cabinet jobs

Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa has named his cabinet, appointing...

Tanzania faces country-wide power outage

Tanzania was hit by a country-wide blackout early on Thursday...

Egypt forces shoot dead 11 suspected militants

11 suspected militants have been killed by Egyptian security forces...

Security tightened over Kenyatta inauguration

Security has been tightened in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, ahead...

Survivors recall Egypt attack

They arrived in five SUVs, took positions across from the...

31 dead in Libya migrant boat capsize

At least 31 migrants have died after their boat capsized...

31 die as boat capsizes off Libya

At least 31 migrants died after their boat sank off...

Moroccans pray for 'mercy' rain

The king of Morocco called for all mosques in the...

Egypt vows forceful response after deadly attack

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond with...

Egypt mosque attack: Death toll rises to 235

Death toll in a bomb and gun attack on a...

Mnangagwa becomes Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe's new leader,...

Mnangagwa to take oath as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa is to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president,...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe gets immunity from prosecution

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe will not be held liable...

Libya deports 124 illegal migrants

Libya's Anti-Illegal Immigration Department has deported a total of 124...