IS militants storm Libya election commission, killing 12

Suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya’s electoral commission...

C Africa church attack claims 15 lives

At least 15 people, including a priest, have been killed...

Blasts at Nigeria mosque kill 24

At least 24 people are reported to have been killed...

Icebergs can help solve SA water crisis, say Marine experts

Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs...

10 S Sudan aid workers released a week after abduction

Ten aid workers who went missing in South Sudan last...

Plane crashes near oil field in Libya, killing three

Three crew members of a transport plane have lost their...

Egyptian court jails 13 cops for taking part in strike

An Egyptian court has sentenced 13 policemen to between three...

‘Jihadist attacks’ leave 40 Tuaregs dead in Mali

Suspected jihadists killed 40 Tuaregs, mostly young men, in two...

47 drown fleeing Congo clashes

At least 47 people drowned when their boat capsized as...

Nigeria military repels Boko Haram attack

Nigerian forces repelled an attack by Boko Haram militants in...

S Sudan president rejects calls to step down

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has rejected opposition calls for...

Nigeria church attack leaves 16 dead

Semi-nomadic herdsmen armed with guns carried out an attack on...

Angola fires army chief, spy boss in anti-graft move

Angolan President Joao Lourenco sacked the chief of staff of...

Thousands protest against new election laws in Madagascar

Thousands marched in Madagascar’s capital on Monday to protest against...

Uganda plans tax on social media use

Uganda plans to slap a new tax on social media...

‘Terrorist group’ attack crude oil pipeline in Libya

A Libyan crude pipeline owned by the al-Waha oil company,...

SA’s Ramaphosa cuts UK visit short to deal with protests

South Africa’s president has cut short a visit to Britain...

Kenya suspends land allocation as nine injured in attacks

Kenya suspended a land distribution programme on Thursday after nine...

Eastern Libya army chief survives bomb attack; one dead

A car bomb hit a convoy of the chief of...

Nigerian cops fire teargas at Shi’ite Muslim protesters

Nigerian police fired teargas at hundreds of Shi’ite Muslim protesters...

Kenya election officials resign, pressure mounts on chairman

Three Kenyan election officials resigned on Monday, increasing chaos at...

Somaliland jails poet over Somalia unity calls

A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced...

Bitter rivals’ handshake stirs up Kenyan politics

A surprise handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader...