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...

“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...

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...

Russia defends oil refinery deal with Uganda

Uganda recently awarded a Russian company a contract to build a $4-billion oil refinery KAMPALA – Russia's ambassador to Uganda has defended a recent deal...

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...

Africa moves to solar power at the speed of light

Statistics show that over 600 million Africans do not have access to electricity; solar power offers a new opportunity By Felix Nkambeh Tih and Esma Ben...

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/...

Burkina Faso may close borders for general election

Election is scheduled for this upcoming Sunday OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso is setting up checkpoints at the country’s borders and will eventually look to close...

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...

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...

‘Hell on Earth,’ Terrors of a Syrian War

Advancements in moving picture technologies — not simply electronic capturing with data, however ever-compartmentalized lens as well as sensor— has initiated ground-breaking novel proportions...

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...

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...

Triple suicide bombings kill 30 in Lake Chad

Chadian security sources blame bomb blasts on Boko Haram N'DJAMENA, Chad - At least 30 people have been killed and 80 others injured after a...