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...

S Sudan rebels accuse govt of ceasefire violation

A South Sudanese rebel group accused government troops of attacking...

President not connected to businessman: S Sudan

South Sudan denied on Friday that a businessman sanctioned by...

Uganda lifts presidential age limit

Uganda's parliament has approved a constitutional change that will allow...

Kenya nightclub fire kills two

At least two people have been killed as a fierce...

Zambia revokes appointment of Chinese as police

Zambia's police force has scrapped plans to employ eight Chinese...

Gaddafi's son 'to run for Libyan presidency'

Late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam, who is...

SA ruling party elects Ramaphosa as new leader

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril...

Ethiopia ethnic clashes toll hits 61

At least 61 people have been killed in clashes between...

Kenya launches upgraded depot to relieve size cargo transport

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the upgraded Inland Container Depot...

Libya’s coast guard rescues over 250 migrants

Libya’s coastal guard has rescued more than 250 illegal migrants...

South Africa takes tough decisions for economy

South Africa will take “necessary tough decisions” to stabilise public...

10 illegal miners killed in police clash in Nigeria

Residents say more than 10 illegal miners have been killed...

South Africa ruling party to announce leader

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) will announce current...

Terrorist sniper kills 2 army men in Libya's Benghazi

Two of Libya's eastern-based army soldiers were killed on Wednesday...

Mass child rape: Congo militiamen get life term

A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of...

13 cops die in Somalia suicide bombing

A suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside...

Mozambique president sacks four ministers

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has sacked four ministers, including those...

Boko Haram attack kills two in Cameroon

At least two people, including one civilian, have been killed...

Journalist killed in front of kids in Somalia

A Somali broadcast journalist was killed by a car bomb...