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58 days ago
East Congo militia kills 30 civilians
East Congo militia kills 30 civilians

An ethnic Nande militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed about 30 civilians, mostly Hutus, local sources said.

58 days ago
19 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army
19 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

Two days of fighting between Ugandan forces and a tribal militia has killed at least 19 people, a government official said.

25 November 2016, 9:21pm
Islamic State claims deadly attack on Egyptian soldiers
Islamic State claims deadly attack on Egyptian soldiers

The Islamist terror group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a checkpoint in Sinai that killed at least 12 soldiers.

25 November 2016, 8:06pm
Angolan police nab 749 illegal DRC diamond miners
Angolan police nab 749 illegal DRC diamond miners

Angolan police detained 749 people from the DRC and charged them with crimes that include illegal immigration and illegal diamond mining.

25 November 2016, 8:05pm
Zim records 7000 child sex abuse cases in 8 months
Zim records 7000 child sex abuse cases in 8 months

Zimbabwe has recorded more than 7000 child sexual abuse cases from January to September 2016 alone, the Tourism Minister said.

25 November 2016, 09:16am
Vintage plane rally moves on from Ethiopia
Vintage plane rally moves on from Ethiopia

Aviators in vintage planes who were detained in Ethiopia are now free to continue their journey, organisers say.

25 November 2016, 08:35am
Zim's lone protest pastor granted free bail
Zim's lone protest pastor granted free bail

A Harare magistrate has dismissed an application for removal from remand by Pastor Phillip Mugadza.

24 November 2016, 09:53am
Anger as 'hyena' gets 2 years for 'sexual cleansing'
Anger as 'hyena' gets 2 years for 'sexual cleansing'

Malawi human rights bodies say the sentencing of a "hyena" is a failure of justice for women and girls in Africa. [VIDEO]

24 November 2016, 09:11am
Amnesty: Nigeria military kills 150 pro-Biafra separatists
Amnesty: Nigeria military kills 150 pro-Biafra separatists

Nigeria's military has killed at least 150 protesters in a campaign to repress demands to create a Biafran state, Amnesty International says.

24 November 2016, 08:42am
Gift of Givers still working to free SA man in Mali
Gift of Givers still working to free SA man in Mali

Johannesburg - Gift of the Givers said on Wednesday it was still battling to secure freedom for hostages being held by al-Qaeda ...

24 November 2016, 08:20am
Zim protester Mugadza assaulted, seeks treatment - lawyers
Zim protester Mugadza assaulted, seeks treatment - lawyers

Lawyers representing lone protester and Remnant Church leader Patrick Mugadza say he has been assaulted by police officers.

24 November 2016, 07:38am
Pilot missing in Africa air rally reported safe
Pilot missing in Africa air rally reported safe

A British pilot who went missing while flying a 1943 plane from Sudan to Ethiopia has been found safe, the organisers of a trans-Africa air show say.

23 November 2016, 9:25pm
Riek Machar denied entry to Ethiopia, returns to SA
Riek Machar denied entry to Ethiopia, returns to SA

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to South Africa after he was denied entry to Ethiopia because of lack of proper documentation.

23 November 2016, 1:18pm
Poverty forces 4 200 Zim children to marry
Poverty forces 4 200 Zim children to marry

More than 4 200 children in Zimbabwe dropped out of school to get married this year.

23 November 2016, 11:05am
UK court hears case on behalf of 40 000 Nigerians
UK court hears case on behalf of 40 000 Nigerians

A legal case on behalf of more than 40 000 Nigerians against global oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has started in London.