Zimbabwe's electricity woes are to worsen as the country's power utility ZESA has started implementing "Stage Two" power cuts.
A Nairobi court on Wednesday found three men guilty of abetting Somali jihadists who carried out a 2015 attack on Garissa University in northeast Kenya in which 148 people were killed.
Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday.
Sudan's ex-president Omar Al-Bashir has been charged with corruption-related offences, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April.
Standing near the shrine of the Sufi saint Sidi Boughanem in western Tunisia, Karim (whose name has been changed for his safety) points to the earth below his feet. “There are stairs under the ground,” he said.
South Africa and Mozambique defence have launched investigations after a fatal shootout between local soldiers and Mozambican border police.
An exiled Rwandan opposition leader claimed Tuesday that President Paul Kagame's government had used torture to coerce a terrorism confession from a rebel chief.
More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria has condemned the multiple suicide bombings in the volatile northeast that killed 30 people, including a community volunteer and injured 40 others.
Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died.
Ethiopia has remained East Africa's top recipient of Foreign Direct Investment at $3.3 billion US dollars in 2018.
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said. Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in […]
Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group.
Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, where football fans were watching a match on TV.
While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat.
Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April.
An Algerian investigating magistrate on Sunday conditionally released former finance minister Karim Djoudi as part of an ongoing corruption probe, the official APS press agency said.
A Somali journalists' association Sunday slammed the actions of police who it said threatened to shoot reporters trying to access the scene of a car bombing near parliament, and warned of a "worsening situation" for the country's press.
Tanzania's health minister issued an Ebola 'alert' Sunday after the disease, which has killed over 1,400 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), appeared in their shared neighbour, Uganda.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's new leadership is under mounting pressure to diversify the country's economy from its dependence on raw materials following the plunge in the price of cobalt.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, the country's acting prosecutor general told reporters on Saturday.
A roadside bomb hit a vehicle patrolling near Kenya’s border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 police officers onboard, the police spokesman said.
Thousands of protesters who had camped outside the army headquarters in central Khartoum for weeks were dispersed in an operation which left dozens dead.
A Kenyan lawmaker was charged Friday with assault after allegedly slapping a female colleague shortly before the reading of the national budget, police said.
Boko Haram jihadists have raided a military base in north-eastern Nigeria near the border with Niger, killing several troops and stealing weapons, military sources said Friday.
Increased funding and awareness campaigns are helping to slow the rates of violence against people with albinism in Africa, according to officials and campaigners.
Sudan's ruling military council Thursday for the first time admitted it dispersed a Khartoum sit-in, which left dozens dead, as US and African diplomats stepped up efforts for a solution to the country's political crisis.
Sudan's public prosecutor has charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir of corruption, the official SUNA news agency said on Thursday.
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) troops who will be serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they are ready for the mission.
Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure, Bobi Wine, on Thursday said he was ready to take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 elections despite a string of arrests seen as a bid to silence him.