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...

Uganda struggles to boost trade with South Africa

Ugandan exporters must improve product quality, improve conformity to standards to increase exports to neighboring country By Halima Athumani KAMPALA - Ugandan business has had little...

Burundi remains tense as army confirms 87 death toll

Burundian army spokesman says Friday clashes have killed at least 79 anti-government protesters and eight soldiers BUJUMBURA, Burundi – The situation in Burundi remained tense...

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...

AU Commission, Islamic charity to promote cooperation

The African Union Commission (AUC) and Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), an NGO, signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday calling for broad-based development cooperation. AUC...

20 female political prisoners raped in Egyptian prisons: NGO

Revolutionary Coalition for Egypt’s Women says 62 female political prisoners still being held behind bars on ‘fabricated’ charges since coup CAIRO – More than 2,000...

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...

“Fluid, unpredictable, but Mugabe remains in power”: what will happen next...

Harare: It was an amazing week in Zimbabwe. A man, who once considered untouchable, Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former vice president, was dismissed and expelled...

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...

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...

5 appear in Kenya court for university killings

At least 148 people were killed in the attack NAIROBI  – Five Kenyan men appeared in court on Tuesday for alleged involvement in last week's...

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...

Chinese-South African firms sign deals worth $930 mln

Deals with South African firms comes before Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Africa where he is expected to announce economic aid BEIJING – Chinese...

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...

France promises to boost African Antiterrorism efforts

The newly elected French president last weekend guaranteed solid help towards another multi-national armed drive towards battling radicals within the western region of the...