Mali militant attack kills six

Islamist militants armed with rockets and explosives raided the headquarters...

Libyan militia takes control of radical Islamist city

Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar says that his forces now...

Nine die in Nigeria oil tanker fire

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

15 die in Nairobi market fire

Fifteen people died and dozens were injured when fire swept...

Mnangagwa suspects political faction behind rally blast

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he suspected dissidents from his...

At least 86 die in Nigeria in communal clashes

At least 86 people have been killed in attacks in...

Nigeria imposes curfew as 70 die in communal clashes

Nigeria imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Sunday in...

Three kidnapped Turkish engineers freed in Libya

Three Turkish engineers kidnapped last year in the southern Libyan...

Explosion rocks Zimbabwe president's rally

An explosion has hit a rally attended by Zimbabwe President...

Explosion at Ethiopian PM’s rally kills one

An explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia’s reformist new...

Blast strikes new Ethiopian PM’s rally

An explosion has shaken a rally for Ethiopia’s new PM...

S Sudan rules out rebel leader Machar’s participation in govt

South Sudan offered to allow a rebel representative to join...

Congo opposition leader Bemba expected home in July

Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose war crimes convictions were...

Algeria blocks internet to prevent cheating in school exams

Algeria has turned off its internet nationwide during high school...

S Sudan rebel leader in Ethiopia for talks with president Kiir

South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Ethiopia on...

Kenya orders release on bail of 43 suspects in $100m graft case

A Kenyan high court judge ordered on Tuesday the release...

Plane crashes in Madagascar, killing all five on board

An airplane belonging to a private company crashed in Antananarivo...

Explosive device attack kills eight Kenyan police officials

Eight Kenyan police officials were killed in the eastern part...

Suicide blasts in Nigeria kill at least 31

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in...

Nicaragua agrees during crisis talks to allow probe of deadly unrest

In a surprise announcement, Nicaragua's influential Catholic bishops late Friday...

Police kill man who stabbed dead two people at SA mosque

South African police say a man with a knife fatally...

S Sudan rebel leader agrees to hold talks with president

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation...

Six million struggling to get food in Africa’s Sahel: UN

The UN humanitarian chief has warned that nearly 6 million...