Mosque Bombing kills at least 50 in Nigeria

Some worshippers in a mosque were attacked by a teenage suicide bomber as they had gathered for prayers that morning, at a mosque located...

Concerns remain after the outbreak of Madagascar plague reduces

The effect of the Madagascar plague that had affected 12 districts in the past had started to reduce in recent times, WHO revealed. Over 1,200...

Kenyans falling victim to ‘Devil’s Breath’ criminals

Victim of drugging had home cleared out while under influence following meeting at petrol station By Magdalene Mukami NAIROBI, Kenya - When Ann Njeri left home one...

WHO reports fatal plague to have spread to Seychelles

The World Health Organization has reported that a probable plague case brought in from Madagascar in Seychelles is the source of the first outbreak...

UPDATE 2 – Burundi tense as army confirms 87 deaths

US warns its citizens to leave after violence claims the lives of at least 79 anti-government protesters and eight soldiers UPDATES WITH U.S. TRAVEL WARNING BUJUMBUR/...

At least 18 were killed when attackers attacked the restaurant in...

Suspected Islamic militants in Burkina Faso opened fire on a Turkish restaurant Sunday, killing 18 people in another attack on a popular restaurant among...

Somalia registers record livestock exports

Somalia has exported five million livestock to the Gulf countries in 2014, the highest number of live animals exported by the Horn of Africa...

Six killed in al-Shabaab attack in central Somalia

Attack targeted meeting aiming to form local administration as part of government plan to institute federal form of governance MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Six people were killed...

Kenya freezes accounts of suspected terror financiers

It suspended the Hawala informal cash transfer system used by Somali expatriates NAIROBI – The Kenyan government has frozen 86 bank accounts belonging to entities...

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...

Death toll in Ghana explosion, flooding rises

President declares three days' mourning after 150 killed in petrol station explosion, flooding in Accra ACCRA, Ghana – A petrol station explosion and flooding in...

$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...

Zimbabwe: 2016 budget fixed at $4 billion

Strategy in place to clear arrears with IMF and other international lenders By John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa presented the country's $4 billion 2016...

Turkey donates $265K to Burkina Faso election regulator

Turkish ambassador to Ouagadougou said the donation is to help the country's electoral commission to secure free and fair elections OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Turkey has...

Nigeria’s Buhari: Fourth time’s the charm

He had lost three presidential elections before, After losing three presidential races, Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, has finally clinched Nigeria's top post. The...