Nigerian army lifts ban on UNICEF’s operations in northeast

Nigeria's military has revoked its earlier decision to suspend activities...

Ramaphosa vows to fight corruption

Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South African, vowed on Thursday night...

Fire destroys voting machines in Congo

Fire has gutted an electoral commission depot in Kinshasa, capital...

Tanzania to build dam at heritage site

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has signed a deal for the...

Mozambique busts '30,000 ghost workers'

Proof-of-life tests in Mozambique have revealed that 30,000 ghost workers...

Congo’s Kabila ‘may seek re-election in future’

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila says he will...

Fifteen civilians die in ethnic attack on Mali village

Fifteen civilians from the Fulani community were killed last week...

Second deadliest Ebola outbreak hits major African city

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to...

Sudan gold mine collapse kills three miners; 10 still trapped

Three miners were killed and 10 were trapped underground when...

Mediterranean refugee rescue ship ends operation

The last refugee rescue ship working in the Mediterranean Sea,...

US military strike kills four al Shabaab militants in Somalia

The US military said it killed four militants in an...

Libyans protest against US air strike in southern Libya

Dozens of Libyans protested on Tuesday against a US air...

Libyan State Council stresses importance of polls, constitution

The head of Libya's Higher Council of State (HCS) Khalid...

Nigerian president Buhari denies death rumour

Nigeria’s President Buhari has denied claims that he had died...

IMF agrees new loan programme for Sierra Leone

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) board has approved a new...

Airstrike kills 11 terrorists in southern Libya

At least eleven terrorists were killed in an airstrike near...

Zimbabwe to get new parliament building

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to break ground for...

Islamic extremists are now using drones: Buhari

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari said that Islamic extremists have begun...

Tanzania 'prefers Chinese aid to West's'

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has said he prefers Chinese to...

Gunmen kill cleric, nine followers at Somalia religious centre

Al Shabaab gunmen and a suicide car bomber struck a...

Dozens die as Uganda party boat sinks

At least 29 people are now known to have died...

French forces kill top jihadist in Mali

One of Mali's top jihadist leaders has been killed in...

Cruise boat capsizes in Uganda, killing 10

At least 10 people have died after a cruise boat...