Workers at gold mines in Burundi

Workers are seen at a gold mine in the Kirekura region of the Cibitoke, Burundi on August 28, 2015. People who work at the...

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...

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...

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...

Eleven dead in clashes between armed groups in DRC

The clashes took place between Rwandan rebels and a local Mai-Mai militia BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo – At least 11 people have been killed in...

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...

Nigeria wants child bride’s murder case dropped

She is accused of poisoning her husband LAGOS – Nigerian authorities on Wednesday asked a court to drop murder charges leveled against a 15-year-old child...

At least 18 dead in northeast Nigeria suicide blast

Suspicion immediately fell on Boko Haram militants who are waging a violent insurgency in the northeastern region By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria -- A female suicide...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

Armed groups in CAR agree to release all children

An estimated 6,000 to 10,000 children are currently associated with the country’s armed factions, UNICEF spokesman says. GENEVA - UNICEF said Tuesday that leaders of armed...

Suicide bomb blasts kill 16 in northeast Nigeria

Attackers target residential area in provincial capital as part of suspected bomb campaign by Boko Haram By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - At least 16 people...

Nigeria rescue raises hope among families of abducted girls

The news of rescuing scores of girls from a Boko Haram stronghold in northeastern Nigeria has raised hopes among families of schoolgirls abducted by...