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16 days ago
Gunfire erupts across Ivory Coast as unrest hits Abidjan
Gunfire erupts across Ivory Coast as unrest hits Abidjan

Gunfire broke out in several Ivory Coast cities as a revolt by military personnel demanding higher wages and bonuses appeared to gain momentum.

16 days ago
Ghana swears in Akufo-Addo as president
Ghana swears in Akufo-Addo as president

Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in as Ghana's president in a ceremony attended by dozens of African leaders.

16 days ago
Kenya Wildlife Service on high alert following spate of poaching incidents
Kenya Wildlife Service on high alert following spate of poaching incidents

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers and other security agencies are on high alert across the country after an apparent increase wildlife crime.

17 days ago
ECOWAS to take 'major decision' on Gambia
ECOWAS to take 'major decision' on Gambia

West African leaders will take a "major decision" on the political impasse in Gambia at a meeting in Ghana, a Nigerian presidential spokesperson said.

17 days ago
SA must re-evaluate its ties with Al-Bashir: SACP
SA must re-evaluate its ties with Al-Bashir: SACP
Politics

SACP deputy secretary Solly Mapaila has urged the South African government to review its relations with Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir.

17 days ago
UN must act to free Saharawi Republic: Zuma
UN must act to free Saharawi Republic: Zuma

President Zuma says the new UN chief must act to guarantee the attainment of self-rule and determination for the people of ...

17 days ago
Nigeria's Chibok girls are kept silent
Nigeria's Chibok girls are kept silent

The few Chibok girls who have escaped from the clutches of Boko Haram have found themselves not completely freed.

17 days ago
Tallying the deaths in Libya in 2016
Tallying the deaths in Libya in 2016

Over 1500 people died in violent incidents, including bombings and shootings in Libya during 2016, according to a Libyan NGO report.

18 days ago
In Lake Chad children starve while mothers sell sex to survive
In Lake Chad children starve while mothers sell sex to survive

The International Red Cross says the insurgency by Boko Haram, which has driven thousands from their homes, is forcing women into prostitution.

18 days ago
US court hears lawsuit over Namibia genocide
US court hears lawsuit over Namibia genocide

Descendants of the Herero and Nama are suing Germany for what they called a genocide campaign in the early 1900s that led to more than 100 000 deaths.

18 days ago
Nigerian soldiers find another Chibok girl
Nigerian soldiers find another Chibok girl

Nigerian soldiers have found a schoolgirl who was one of more than 200 pupils kidnapped from their school by Islamist militants Boko Haram in 2014.

18 days ago
Anti-government protesters to stand trial in Harare
Anti-government protesters to stand trial in Harare

More than 100 people will stand trial in Harare in connection with last year's anti-government demonstrations.

18 days ago
Grace Mugabe in legal battle with diamond dealer
Grace Mugabe in legal battle with diamond dealer

Grace Mugabe has defied a Harare High Court order and remains in occupation of three expensive properties she took over from a diamond dealer.

19 days ago
Female suicide bombers gunned down in Nigeria
Female suicide bombers gunned down in Nigeria

Civilian self-defense fighters killed three girl suicide bombers who allegedly targeted a bustling market day in northeastern Nigeria.

19 days ago
Egyptian arrested for slashing throat of liquor store owner
Egyptian arrested for slashing throat of liquor store owner

Egyptian police have arrested a man suspected of slashing the throat of a liquor shop owner in Alexandria, just 24 hours after the murder.