Egypt's population stands at nearly 95 million

Egypt said Saturday its population stands at nearly 95 million,...

Libya bans entry of US citizens in retaliation

Libya's interim government on Wednesday announced it would ban entry...

UN launches fresh push to end Libya crisis

UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame launched a...

Ugandan MPs brawl during debate

Chaotic scenes broke out in Uganda's parliament as MPs debated...

Three cops die in Nigeria zoo attack

Three policemen have been killed by gunmen who attacked a...

Uganda seeks backer for geophysical survey

Uganda is looking for external assistance with an aerial geophysical...

UN peacekeepers in Congo hold record for rape, sex abuse

She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the...

Buhari sees Myanmar crisis as genocide

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday likened the violence in...

Nigerian Journo wins Komla Dumor award

Amina Yuguda, a journalist from north-eastern Nigeria, has won the...

Ethnic clashes displace 50,000 in Ethiopia

The humanitarian crisis has worsened in catastrophic drought-stricken Ethiopia, where...

Congo forces kill 37 Burundi migrants

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot...

Taxi war: Three more cars torched in S Africa

A violent feud between South African metre taxi drivers and...

Children smoking shisha sparks outrage on Twitter

Children as young as 11 years smoking shisha at cafes...

Nigerian state governor imposes curfew

A dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in the main commercial...

IS ambush on Egyptian police convoy kills 18

At least 18 policemen have been killed in an attack...

Al Shabaab storms Somali military base, killing 10

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town...

Tanzania opposition MP shot, wounded

Tanzania’s opposition Chief Whip in Parliament Tundu Lissu, a fierce...

Al-Shabab militants attack Somalia army base

Al-Shabab fighters attacked a military base near Somalia's southern port...

Kenyan President slams judiciary after poll verdict

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday the country has...

Kenya’s SC cancels presidential election results

Kenya's Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month's...

Zuma’s son denies corruption

The son of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has denied...

White farmers convicted in S Africa coffin case

Two white South African farmers who forced a black man...

Congo landslide death toll 'likely to rise over 200'

The death toll from Wednesday's landslide in north-eastern Democratic Republic...