Somalia suicide blast injures seven soldiers

A suicide car bomb explosion at a military base in...

Somalia militant attack kills US soldier

A US special forces soldier has been killed in an...

Burundi President rules out 2020 run

Burundi’s long-serving President Pierre Nkurunziza has promised to step down...

Egypt’s Sisi pardons 712 prisoners

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 712 prisoners, the...

Egypt raises price of drinking water

Egypt has raised the price of piped drinking water by...

Ethiopia parliament approves govt’s move to lift state of emergency

Ethiopia’s parliament approved on Tuesday the government’s decision to lift...

Zuma behind backlash against Ramaphosa, ANC ally says

South Africa’s former leader Jacob Zuma is impeding a crackdown...

Cattle thieves kill more than 20 people in Nigeria

Cattle thieves have killed more than 20 people in Nigeria's...

Egypt’s Sisi swears in for second presidential term

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been sworn in for a second...

Tanzania to issue mining licences through cabinet approval

Tanzania will issue large-scale mining licences only after cabinet approval,...

UN Security Council extends South Sudan sanctions

The UN Security Council voted on Thursday to renew some...

Algeria seizes 700kg cocaine on container vessel

Algerian authorities have seized more than 700kg (1,543lb) of cocaine...

Zimbabwe set to hold polls on July 30

Zimbabwe will hold its general elections on July 30, President...

Ethiopia releases Briton held on death row

British citizen Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege, who was being held on...

Mali’s president Keita confirms re-election bid

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced on state TV that...

Egypt arrests prominent rival leader

Egypt’s state security prosecutors ordered that a prominent opposition leader,...

Dozens die in Cameroon’s Anglophone region

More than two dozen people have been killed in one...

Uganda bus crash kills at least 22

At least 22 people, including three children, have been killed...

Cameroon court jails seven Anglophone separatists

A court in Cameroon convicted seven activists from the country’s...

River boat capsize kills 49 in Congo: Official

A boat tipped over in a river in northern Democratic...

Car bomb blast claims seven lives in Benghazi, Libya

At least seven people were killed and 10 wounded when...

Amnesty accuses Nigerian troops of ‘starving women rape’

Nigerian soldiers have raped women and girls who fled the...

SA kidnappers demand bitcoin ransom for abducted teen

A criminal gang in South Africa who kidnapped a teenage...