A military vessel and a helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali refugees, killing at least 42 people, according to a UN agency.
Plans under way to declare the Ethiopian federal police, regular and vocational training centre a museum in honour of struggle icon Nelson Mandela.
The first hijacking off Somalia’s coast in five years has ended with eight crew members of a Sri Lankan oil tanker released without ransom payment.
Describing the famine as "government-made," George Clooney said South Sudan's political elite are fanning ethnic tensions ...
The Nigerian army has rescued 455 civilians held hostage by the Boko Haram terror group northeast of the country.
Pay-per-view broadcaster MultiChoice has refuted claims that some of its services in Zimbabwe have stopped.
The view that ‘419’ makes Nigeria a global cybercrime player is misplaced, says Suleman Ibrahim.
Outgoing AU chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will officially hand over the torch to her successor, former Chadian prime minister Moussa Faki Mahamat.