Moroccan protesters set five police cars on fire, wound and clashed with police.
Nigeria's president told the parents of 110 abducted schoolgirls on Wednesday he had ordered all military and security agencies to search for them.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday pledged his government's commitment towards establishing a thriving economy and an e-society, a fast growing sector.
A Malian militia said on Wednesday it had obtained a sport utility vehicle abandoned by U.S. special forces in neighboring Niger during a deadly ambush last October, and offered to return it to the United States. Four U.S. special forces members and at least four Nigerien soldiers were killed in the raid in the western […]
President Cyril Ramaphosa is continuing his engagements with South Africa's international partners as he settles into his new position.
Opposition supporters in Guinea protested and erected barricades in the capital Conakry and the mining towns of Boke and Kamsar on Tuesday, disrupting some shipments of the aluminum ore bauxite, reports Reuters.
Nigeria's presidency says it plans to negotiate for the release of 110 girls abducted from a school in the northeastern town of Dapchi last month, rather than use a military operation to free them by force.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari sacked the head of an amnesty programme for former militants in the country’s oil and gas-producing heartland, amid allegations of graft. Funding of the former Niger Delta militants under the 2009 amnesty has been key to maintaining relative stability in the southern region and preventing attacks on energy facilities in Africa’s […]
Namibia’s health minister said on Tuesday it had recorded its first case of listeriosis, the biggest recorded outbreak of which has killed over 180 people and infected almost 970 in neighbouring South Africa. Bernard Haufiku told Namibia’s parliament the victim was a 41-year-old man who was fighting for his life in hospital in the capital […]
The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has to demolish a market to allow for the expansion of Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu.
Exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi said on Monday he would return to Democratic Republic of Congo by June to lodge his candidacy for a presidential election in December to replace President Joseph Kabila.
Exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi launched a campaign Monday to be elected president in polls scheduled for December, unveiling his new “Together for Change” party in South Africa. “We will fight the battle to take power — and we will win,” said Katumbi at a meeting of several hundred supporters at a hotel outside […]
Chad's President Idriss Deby welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Presidential Palace in N'Djamena, Chad on Monday.
Amnesty International Southern Africa regional director has bemoaned the low levels of prosecution of cases involving attacks on people with albinism.
The Zambian government launched the crackdown on the sex toys last month, threatening offenders with heavy jail terms.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is pleased that his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader, Raila Odinga, have agreed to a unity accord.
Libya’s coastguard and an international charity ship picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers, trying to take advantage of calm seas, launched a flurry of boats towards Italy.
If you've ever dreamt of playing alongside Afro-jazz legend Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi, just drop into his studio in Zimbabwe and pick up an instrument.
Libya's coastguard and an international charity ship picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers trying to take advantage of calm seas launched a flurry of boats towards Italy.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has welcomed the announcement by President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga that the two leaders had resolved to bury their differences .
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on his first-ever Africa tour as Washington's top diplomat, on Saturday cancelled his programme in Kenya because he was feeling unwell, officials said.
Adamu Gashuama is the father of Aisha Gashuama, a 12 year old girl who is also one of the 110 school girls that were kidnapped last month by suspected Boko Haram militants from a school in Dapchi village, Yobe state.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that he had shared his concerns with Kenya’s president about the importance of democracy and said the government should not stifle the media and threaten the courts. “We believe that there are actions that need to be taken in Kenya and that they need to […]
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga have met and agreed to unite the East African nation after months of a political stalemate that threatened to tear the country apart following a fractious general election in 2017.
Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies and his deputy, Bulelani Magwanishe are expected to attend the African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday.
Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shock waves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take on the ruling ZANU-PF in this year's election.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s new mining code, which has been fiercely opposed by international companies, will be signed into law without changes, the prime minister of the central African country said on Thursday. After a nearly six-hour meeting between President Joseph Kabila and international mining executives in Kinshasa on Wednesday, the government issued a statement […]
A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday, sentenced a serial rapist, who was facing 10 counts of rape, to 72 years in prison.
Tension is mounting in Zimbabwe, as reports indicate that workers at former President Robert Mugabe's residence in Harare were taken in for questioning by soldiers on Wednesday morning.
Zimbabwe opposition parties and civil society formations want the Constitutional Court to find that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's take over from long-time President Robert Mugabe was unconstitutional.