Zimbabweans vote in first election since Mugabe's removal

Zimbabweans go to the polls on Monday in the first...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe rejects Mnangagwa in election

Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe on Sunday emerged to address...

Malians vote in presidential election

Malian voters were due to decide on Sunday on whether...

Tweets scorn Egypt's Sisi in renewed online criticism

Egyptians renewed online criticism of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on...

Egyptian zoo comes under criticism for painting donkeys like zebras

An Egyptian zoo has come under criticism after being accused...

Pence meets with Ethiopian PM, praises reform efforts

US Vice President Mike Pence met with Ethiopian Prime Minister...

Malians to elect president amid spiralling violence

In the five years since Malians last chose a president,...

S Africa opens door to future Russian nuke deal

South African cannot afford large-scale expansion of its nuclear power...

Congo declares end of Ebola outbreak

Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared that...

Kenya demolishes slum of 30,000 to make new road

The homes of about 30,000 people have been demolished in...

Suicide attack hits Nigerian mosque, 11 dead

At least 11 dead bodies were evacuated following a suicide...

Somalia’s al Shabaab storms army base, killing 27 soldiers

Somalia’s al Shabaab group said on Monday its fighters had...

Gunmen shoot dead 11 taxi drivers in South Africa

Gunmen have shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg...

‘N Korea, Eritrea account highest rates of modern slavery’

North Korea and Eritrea have the world’s highest rates of...

Ethiopia appoints ambassador to Eritrea

Ethiopia has appointed its first ambassador to Eritrea in two...

First Ethiopian flight in 20 years lands in Eritrea

The first flight in 20 years from Ethiopia to Eritrea...

Diversity of tribes not a weakness but strength: Obama

Former US President Barack Obama has urged Kenya’s leaders to...

SA copper mine fire kills five miners

Five miners died in a fire at a South African...

Tanzania's Magufuli orders strict conditions for prisoners

The president of Tanzania has called for prisoners to be...

Cameroon's president makes bid for seventh term

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya said on Friday he would run...

Nigeria to sign African free-trade agreement soon

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country will sign...

Egypt security forces kill 11 insurgents in Sinai

Egypt’s official news agency says security forces killed at least...

SA releases ex-president Zuma’s son on bail

Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African president Jacob...