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...

Africa: Child suicide bombers rise 10-fold says UN

New report reveals huge two-year rise in minors carrying out suicide attacks in Lake Chad region By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria – UNICEF said on Tuesday...

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...

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...

S.Africa: Thousands protest against job cuts

-Labor activists say 8 million people of working age in South Africa are currently unemployed By Hassan Isilow JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Thousands of South African...

Hundreds march against climate change in South Africa

Activists urge South African government to reduce carbon emissions ahead of COP21 in Paris JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, - Hundreds of activists marched in Johannesburg on Saturday...

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...

Nigeria: Army says over 100 rebels killed in fighting

Government also claims to have seized top financier of Boko Haram insurgent group LAGOS, Nigeria - The Nigerian army has confirmed that seven soldiers and...

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...

Zimbabwe: Land sales to Mugabe allies irk war veterans

Former liberation war combatants in Zimbabwe have expressed anger over alleged illegal land sales that benefited President Robert Mugabe's allies. During a media briefing held...

South Africa: Oscar Pistorius granted bail

Pistorius’s legal team will appeal former athlete's murder conviction in constitutional court By Hassan Isilow PRETORIA, South Africa – A South African high court on Tuesday...

Eleven Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Attack is considered deadliest perpetrated by Nigerian armed group in Chad N´DJAMENA, Chad -  At least 11 Chadian soldiers and 17 Boko Haram militants have...

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/...

France pledges €2 billion for renewable energy in Africa

Projects would encourage use of solar, wind, hydroelectric and geothermal energy according to needs of each country: Hollande LE BOURGET, France -  France pledged on...

For Ivorian Muslims, Ramadan spirit will always triumph

Despite the sharp rise in prices and harsh climate, Ivorians welcome the Holy month of Ramadan with serenity. BOUAKE, Ivory Coast  - Ivorian Muslims, like other Muslims...