Nigerian Muslim group aims to help Boko Haram victims

Nigeria's Muslim Public Affairs Center launches campaign to help Boko Haram victims by Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's Muslim Public Affairs Center (MPAC) has launched a...

Thailand seizes 2nd large consignment of African ivory

511 elephant tusks found hidden in bags of tea leaves shipped from Kenya. BANGKOK - Just one week after Thai police seized the largest consignment...

S. African girl heading to join Daesh removed from plane

A South African minister confirmed Monday that a 15-year-old girl had been removed from a plane in Cape Town on suspicion she was heading to join Daesh...

6 killed in political violence in Nigeria’s Rivers

At least six people have been killed in politically-motivated violence in Nigeria's oil-rich Rivers state, police said Saturday. LAGOS  – "At about 7:30pm yesterday, some unknown armed...

‘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...

Suicide bomber targets mosque in Nigeria’s Kano State

Blast kills bomber, said to be a female teenager, injures several others LAGOS, Nigeria – A suicide bomber – said to have been a teenage...

Over a million Africans displaced in one year: UN body

Among the million Africans fleeing their homes, there are 500,000 people from South Sudan, 190,000 from Burundi and 300,000 from Libya, a UN official...

Ethiopia export revenue 35% below stated target

Ethiopia's export revenue in the first eight months of the current fiscal year hit $1.92 billion, a 35.1 percent drop from the projected $2.96...

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...

Kenya says asked UN to relocate 600,000 Somali refugees

Kenya said on Saturday that it gave the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) three months to move Somali refugees from the northeastern...

South Africa: Judgment reserved in Pistorius appeal case

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal is set to decide whether a trial judge erred in properly applying the law in Pistorius’s manslaughter conviction BLOEMFONTEIN,...

Medic gets 25 yrs jail over Cambodia HIV outbreak

Yem Chrin re-used syringes on hundreds of people leaving more than 270 from young children to the elderly testing positive for the virus By Lauren...

Slain Garissa attacker son of gov’t official: Kenya

The father said his lawyer son disappeared a year ago. NAIROBI – Kenyan authorities have identified one of the slain attackers of Garissa University as...

Accreditation begins as Nigeria votes in presidential polls

Nigerian voters are queued to have themselves accredited as polling stations open across the country's 36 states for Saturday's presidential and parliamentary elections. "We are...

Robust global inventories drive world food prices down : FAO

Ample supplies, lower energy prices and a strong dollar were all factors in lower food prices, FAO says ANKARA - Global food prices fell in...