Sudan intelligence request to disband Umma party declined

Sudan's Political Parties Affairs Council on Sunday rejected a complaint filed by the National Intelligence and Security Service urging the dissolution of the Umma...

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...

China, South Africa sign deals worth $6.5 billion

'Relations between South Africa and China are at their best ever,' says South Africa's Zuma By Hassan Isilow PRETORIA, South Africa - China and South Africa...

Dozens feared dead as explosion rocks Nigeria’s Yola market

By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) As many as 25 people are believed to have died as a suicide bomber blew himself up Thursday night...

Taliban leader wounded in gunfight: Afghan official

Mullah Mansour 'critically' wounded in shootout, Afghan official alleges, while Taliban spokesman dismisses assertion as baseless KABUL, Afghanistan – Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has...

Cameroon sends 500 troops to fight Boko Haram

Deployment will join recently established Multinational Joint Task Force FAR NORTH REGION, Cameroon - At least 500 Cameroonian troops have been deployed to Chad to...

Khartoum declaration opens door for cooperation: Ethiopia

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom has said that a ten-point declaration of principles – signed Monday by his country, Sudan and Egypt – would...

Kenya freezes accounts of suspected terror financiers

It suspended the Hawala informal cash transfer system used by Somali expatriates NAIROBI – The Kenyan government has frozen 86 bank accounts belonging to entities...

Nigeria: 9,000 refugees return home from Cameroon camps

Hundreds of Nigerian refugees, who fled Boko Haram attacks, are continuing their journey back home 'voluntarily' from camps in Cameroon ABUJA, Nigeria - Hundreds of...

Nigerian presidential vote results expected Monday

The election commission said claims of irregularities were being investigated LAGOS (AA) - Nigeria's independent electoral body asserted on Sunday that the results of the...

‘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...

US imposes sanctions on Burundi officials

Move follows political fallout after president successfully ran for third term WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday authorized the sanctioning of Burundi officials implicated...

Daesh ‘sets up recruiting agents’ in Ghana

Minister claims radicals trawling universities for potential fighters by Umaru Sanda Amadu & Hatice Kesgin ACCRA, Ghana – Daesh has agents in Ghana to recruit fighters, one...

US: Taliban should lay down arms, join peace process

-‘They really need to lay down their arms, help Afghanistan become a stable country,’ says US commander BERLIN – U.S. commander of the NATO-led Resolute...

Demonstrations against xenophobia and racism in Cape Town

A group of students shout slogans and hold banners during an anti-xenophobia demonstration against the alleged racist attitude of the administration of the Stellenbosch...