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21 January 2016, 8:53pm
Blast outside Mogadishu eatery
Blast outside Mogadishu eatery
Africa

A car bomb exploded at the entrance of a beach-side restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

21 January 2016, 8:50pm
Lesotho PM lashes out at Zuma
Lesotho PM lashes out at Zuma
Africa

Pakalitha Mosisili has launched an unprescedented attack President Zuma, accusing him of practising double standards.

20 January 2016, 10:39pm
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?
Africa

As the fifth anniversary of Egypt uprising approaches, the toughest security crackdown is a clear sign that authorities are worried.

20 January 2016, 12:09pm
Prosecutors seek trial for LRA warlord
Prosecutors seek trial for LRA warlord
Africa

War crimes prosecutors will seek to convince the ICC to put infamous LRA commander Dominic Ongwen on trial.

20 January 2016, 12:07pm
Jobless man ‘commits suicide’
Jobless man ‘commits suicide’
Africa

Tunisian police clashed with protesters demanding employment just days after a young jobless man committed suicide.

20 January 2016, 12:07pm
UN seeks $1.3bn in aid for South Sudan
UN seeks $1.3bn in aid for South Sudan
Africa

The UN is seeking $1.3bn in humanitarian aid for South Sudan, where two in ten of the population were driven from their homes.

20 January 2016, 12:06pm
Sudan vows to tackle Islamic State
Sudan vows to tackle Islamic State
Africa

The head of Sudan's powerful NISS vowed Islamic State group jihadists would not be allowed to use the country to cross into Libya.

19 January 2016, 9:41pm
Cellphone makers linked to child labour
Cellphone makers linked to child labour
International

An Amnesty International report claims that electronic giants including Apple, Samsung and Sony may be linked to child labour in Africa.

20 January 2016, 06:00am
President at crossroads
President at crossroads
News

Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi still has a choice: war criminal or peace bringer, writes Catherine Gegout