Around 2 000 migrants were plucked to safety off the coast of Libya in the latest series of rescue operations in the Mediterranean, ...
A HRW report accusing Congolese soldiers of killing 18 people while serving as UN and AU peacekeepers in CAR was slammed as “biased.”.
“War veterans must know that it is the politics that leads the gun, not vice versa,” says Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe.
Malaria in eastern DRC is “out of control” with many parents letting their sick children die at home, a medical charity said.
For Africans residing in India racism is a daily battle in a country where their dark skin places them at the lower end of ...
A broadcaster in Sweden is raising questions about whether Italian authorities arrested the wrong man in a major people-smuggling investigation.
Somalia's al-Shabaab militant group said it rammed a suicide car bomb into an AU military base and killed 43 Ethiopian soldiers.
Liberia was free of Ebola, meaning there are no known cases of the deadly tropical virus left in west Africa, the health ministry said.
Six children died while being baptised in Muriwo village, police said, adding that the organisers of the event had tried to flee before being caught.
The first of an expected 2 000 troops from Chad began arriving in Niger following a deadly attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Bosso.
Somalia al-Shabaab militants reportedly stormed into a base used by Ethiopian troops in the latest assault on soldiers serving with AMISOM.
Zimbabwe, which has not had its own currency since 2009, has been hit by the shortage of its main circulation currency - the US dollar since March.
A new case of yellow fever has been detected in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a spokesman for the World Health Organisation said.
Six children from the same family died during a baptism ceremony near Sadza, a town about 150 kilometres south-east of the capital Harare.
The newly-reconciled leaders of South Sudan have called for a SA-style truth commission to heal the scars of a gruesome war.