Tanzania 'grenade' explosion kills six schoolchildren

At least six children have been killed and 25 others...

UN adopts resolution to combat Somalian pirates

The Security Council Tuesday adopted a resolution to condemn the...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe fires Vice President

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post,...

Migrant boat capsizes in Libya, killing 5

At least five migrants died and many others feared missing...

Senegal bus crash kills 25 people

Two buses in Senegal collided – thereby killing at least...

Congo clash kills seven, Renegade Colonel surrenders

Clashes between Congolese troops and supporters of a renegade colonel...

Libya navy rescues 200 illegal immigrants

The Libyan navy rescued 200 illegal immigrants from a rubber...

Zimbabwe police arrest American over ‘anti-government plot’

Police in Zimbabwe charged an American woman over a tweet...

Kenya's lecturers strike over salaries

Kenyan lecturers in public universities have launched a strike to...

Russia, Nigeria ink nuclear power plants deal

Russia has signed a deal to build two nuclear power...

US captures Benghazi attack suspect

US forces have captured a militant who is believed to...

UN calls for probe into Libya killing

UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Sunday called for...

Militant attacks rock Somalia again, killing 25

An Islamist attack on a hotel in the Somali capital...

Kenya’s streets calmer despite political unrest

Kenya’s opposition dominated areas were calmer on Saturday, a day...

Libya struggles with severe water crisis

Across Libya’s capital residents have started drilling through pavements to...

Burundi first country to leave International Criminal Court

Burundi has become the first country to pull out from...

Kenya holds poll despite boycott call

Kenyans vote on Thursday in a presidential election re-run overshadowed...

Kenya court to decide election re-run

Kenya's Supreme Court is to hold a last-minute hearing to...

Ivory seizures up, African elephants at risk: report

African elephant poaching declined for a fifth year in a...

WHO cancels Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe's...

Gunmen kill 13 Niger gendarmes

Gunmen on pick-up trucks and motorcycles coming from Mali killed...

WHO chief 'rethinking' Mugabe's appointment

The new head of the World Health Organization (WHO) is...

Cairo shootout: 55 police dead

At least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts,...