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43 days ago
Italy: 2 000 migrants rescued off Libya
Italy: 2 000 migrants rescued off Libya

Around 2 000 migrants were plucked to safety off the coast of Libya in the latest series of rescue operations in the Mediterranean, ...

43 days ago
Congo calls HRW report on killings 'biased'
Congo calls HRW report on killings 'biased'

A HRW report accusing Congolese soldiers of killing 18 people while serving as UN and AU peacekeepers in CAR was slammed as “biased.”.

44 days ago
Succession: Mugabe warns veterans
Succession: Mugabe warns veterans

“War veterans must know that it is the politics that leads the gun, not vice versa,” says Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe.

44 days ago
Malaria ‘out of control’ in DRC, says charity
Malaria ‘out of control’ in DRC, says charity

Malaria in eastern DRC is “out of control” with many parents letting their sick children die at home, a medical charity said.

44 days ago
Africans in India battle racism
Africans in India battle racism

For Africans residing in India racism is a daily battle in a country where their dark skin places them at the lower end of ...

44 days ago
‘Wrong man arrested’ in people-smuggling case
‘Wrong man arrested’ in people-smuggling case

A broadcaster in Sweden is raising questions about whether Italian authorities arrested the wrong man in a major people-smuggling investigation.

44 days ago
Militants ‘kill 43’ in attack on AU base
Militants ‘kill 43’ in attack on AU base

Somalia's al-Shabaab militant group said it rammed a suicide car bomb into an AU military base and killed 43 Ethiopian soldiers.

44 days ago
Liberia ‘is again free of Ebola’
Liberia ‘is again free of Ebola’

Liberia was free of Ebola, meaning there are no known cases of the deadly tropical virus left in west Africa, the health ministry said.

45 days ago
Six children die during baptism in Zimbabwe
Six children die during baptism in Zimbabwe

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.

45 days ago
Chadian troops arrive in troubled Niger
Chadian troops arrive in troubled Niger

The first of an expected 2 000 troops from Chad began arriving in Niger following a deadly attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Bosso.

45 days ago
Al-Shabaab attack base of Ethiopian troops
Al-Shabaab attack base of Ethiopian troops

Somalia al-Shabaab militants reportedly stormed into a base used by Ethiopian troops in the latest assault on soldiers serving with AMISOM.

Travel News
45 days ago
Travelling to Zim? Take loads of cash
Travelling to Zim? Take loads of cash

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.

45 days ago
Yellow fever reported in Congo
Yellow fever reported in Congo

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.

45 days ago
Six children die during baptism ceremony in Zim
Six children die during baptism ceremony in Zim

Six children from the same family died during a baptism ceremony near Sadza, a town about 150 kilometres south-east of the capital Harare.

45 days ago
Sudans leaders call for SA-style TRC
Sudans leaders call for SA-style TRC

The newly-reconciled leaders of South Sudan have called for a SA-style truth commission to heal the scars of a gruesome war.