Mandela's autobiography sequel launched in SA

The new instalment of Nelson Mandela's autobiography, Long Walk to...

Two injured in Cape Town airport shooting

Two men were injured in a drive-by shooting at South...

Kenya election official resigning before new vote

A Kenyan electoral commissioner has announced her resignation and says...

Cairo 'most dangerous' megacity for women: Survey

The Egyptian capital Cairo has been described as the ‘most...

Somalia car bomb death toll rises to 276

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital...

At least 230 dead in Somalia blasts

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the...

Somalia car bomb death toll mounts to 85

The death toll from two bomb attacks that tore through...

Attack at Kenyan boarding school leaves six dead

At least five students and a security guard have been...

Cargo plane crashes off Ivory Coast, at least four killed

At least four people were killed on Saturday when a...

Kenya police ‘kill’ two protesters

Police in Kenya shot and killed two opposition protesters, who...

Liberia election: George Weah takes early lead

Partial results from Liberia's presidential election show former football star...

Deadly ‘supercell thunderstorm’ hits SA

Moored ships were blown away as a "supercell thunderstorm" swept...

Malawi curfew over ‘vampire' killings

At least five people have been killed in southern Malawi...

Kenya's Raila Odinga pulls out of October’s poll re-run

Kenyan main opposition leader Raila Odinga will not participate in...

Diarrhea outbreak in Ethiopia infects 127

An Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) disease in Ethiopia's second largest...

Tunisia health minister dies after taking part in charity run

Tunisia's health minister has died of a heart attack after...

Sudan to extend ceasefire till December

Sudan will extend a unilateral ceasefire with rebels until the...

Two die in Ghana gas station explosion

Two people were confirmed dead after an explosion at a...

US eases economic and trade sanctions on Sudan

The US is lifting most of the economic and trade...

Clashes leave four dead in Colombia

At least four people were killed and 14 others injured...

Three US troops die in Niger ambush

Three US soldiers have been killed and two others wounded...

Blasts hit two Ugandan MPs' homes

Two Ugandan members of parliament say their residences have been...

Eight die in Cameroon independence protests

Soldiers shot dead at least eight people and wounded others...