Liberia confirms fresh Ebola death

Liberia has announced the death of a 44-year-old woman who had recently tested positive for Ebola, delivering a blow to the country's hopes of...

Alleged extortion, bribes at Zimbabwe roadblocks

Police spokesperson Charamba denied claims and told AA checkpoints are necessary to fight crime HARARE (AA) – Zimbabwean police are coming under fire for alleged...

Malawi pleased over IMF funding resumption

IMF decided to release nearly $18.1 million in financial support to Malawi The government of Malawi has welcomed a decision by the International Monetary Fund...

Verdict in Wade’s son triggers Dakar clashes

Clashes erupted on Monday between opposition activists and police in Senegalese capital Dakar, hours after the Illicit Enrichment Court slapped the son of former...

Khartoum declaration opens door for cooperation: Ethiopia

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom has said that a ten-point declaration of principles – signed Monday by his country, Sudan and Egypt – would...

DRC wants UN mission to leave: Defense minister

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s defense minister has said that his government wants the local UN mission to leave the country, as talks...

At closure, Nigeria voter card collection hits 82%‏

Nigerians will elect new president and parliament on March 28 Nigeria's independent election commission concluded on Sunday the distribution of voter cards ahead of the...

Kenya, Tanzania resolve tourism standoff

Kenya reduced fights to Tanzania and banned its tour vehicles from accessing Kenyatta airport Kenyan authorities confirmed on Sunday that Tanzanian tour vehicles will be...

$250mn shortfall to affect S. Sudan aid operation: WFP

The WFP aims to assist 3 million people in South Sudan this year The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) warned on Sunday that a...

2 Somali soldiers killed in Mogadishu

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which police blame on Al-Shabaab MOGADISHU (AA) - Two Somali government soldiers were shot dead on Sunday. "The two...

AU, Somali forces seize strategic island from Shabaab

Kudhaa was captured by Al-Shabaab in late 2014 after a battle that left 90 people killed The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) and Somalia...

South Africa witnesses first interfaith marriage

South Africa witnessed on Saturday its first official interfaith marriage between a Muslim female and a Christian male. A reception was held on the occasion...

Boko Haram militants killed in attack on Nigeria’s Bama

Several Boko Haram militants were killed along with a Nigerian army soldier on Saturday when Nigerian troops foiled an attack by the radical group...

2 killed in attack on market in southeastern Somalia

At least two people were killed and five others injured on Saturday in an attack with a grenade in Afgoye, a town of the...

Johannesburg signs twinning deal with Ramallah

Johannesburg, South Africa's largest city, on Saturday signed a twinning agreement and a memorandum of cooperation with the occupied Palestinian city of Ramallah. The agreements...