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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

$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...

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...

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...

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...

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...