Polygamy persists across Africa

The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene...

Clan clashes kill over 50 in breakaway Somali region

Fighting between clans in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region has killed...

Gunmen kill 14 in eastern Congo’s Ebola zone

Unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 people, including two health...

Nigeria market violence leaves 55 dead

Sectarian violence sparked by a spat at a market has...

Abducted Tanzanian biollionaire returns home safely

Africa’s youngest billionaire, snatched a week ago off the street...

Tunisia floods claim five lives

Floods following heavy rains from Wednesday evening to Thursday in...

DR Congo inks deal for massive power project

The Democratic Republic of Congo has signed a $14 billion...

Airstrike kills 60 Somali militants, US military says

A recent US airstrike in Somalia killed about 60 al...

Nigerian militants kill aid worker after deadline expires

A medical aid worker held hostage in Nigeria since March...

Double suicide bombings in Somalia kill 16

At least 16 people have been killed and 50 others...

16 die in southeast Nigerian state oil pipeline fire: NNPC

Sixteen people were killed after a fire broke out on...

Eastern Uganda landslide kills 31

At least 31 people were killed when a landslide rolled...

Gunmen kidnap Africa’s ‘youngest billionaire’ in Tanzania

The man said to be Africa's youngest billionaire has been...

At least 50 die in Kenya bus crash

At least 50 people have been killed after a bus...

SA finance minister asks president to sack him

South Africa’s Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked President Cyril...

Cameroon goes to polls as Biya seeks seventh term

Cameroonians head to the polls on Sunday in an election...

Nigerian ex-minister announces presidential run

Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to...

Fuel tanker crash leaves 50 dead in Congo

Around 50 people died and another 100 suffered serious burns...

Cameroon president seeks seventh term

A large poster of President Paul Biya hangs like a...

30 suffer injuries in Egypt palm plantation fire

Egypt used air force helicopters on Saturday to fight a...

South Africa train collision injures hundreds

About 320 people were injured when a packed train travelling...

Drunk police officer kills two colleagues in Ethiopia

A drunk police officer shot dead two colleagues in the...

34 migrants die in Mediterranean shipwreck, UN says

At least 34 migrants have died in a shipwreck in...