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...

20 female political prisoners raped in Egyptian prisons: NGO

Revolutionary Coalition for Egypt’s Women says 62 female political prisoners still being held behind bars on ‘fabricated’ charges since coup CAIRO – More than 2,000...

Kenya detains 5 suspects over university attack

Kenyan police have arrested five suspects over a deadly university attack in the northern Garissa town, which left 151 people dead. NAIROBI  –"So far, five...

‘Aurion’: The 1st all-African video game

It might not be the first African-made video game, or the first to be inspired by African culture, but "Aurion" is the first all-African...

Turkish warship docks at Sudanese port

A Turkish warship docked Tuesday at Sudan's Red Sea coastal city of Port Sudan as part of a regional tour. KHARTOUM  – This is the...

Daesh’s shadow falls across Africa

Notorious militant group, which remains in control of vast swathes of Iraq and Syria, is no longer just a Middle Eastern phenomenon By Safwene Grira TUNIS,...

Female voters in Kenya could discern the outcome of the presidential...

It appears that the most neglected bloc in the fight for Kenya’s presidency is the most important. The 55 years old President Uhuru Kenyatta,...

2 killed in attack on market in southeastern Somalia

At least two people were killed and five others injured on Saturday in an attack with a grenade in Afgoye, a town of the...

“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...

$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...

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...

Curfew imposed in Nigeria’s Bauchi after attacks

Militants had attacked several areas of the state since yesterday BAUCHI, Nigeria (AA) – Authorities in Nigeria's northern Bauchi State on Sunday imposed a 24-hour curfew...

Economic hardship overshadows Easter in S. Africa

Many will not be able to travel back home to join families for Easter JOHANNESBURG  – Many South Africans will miss out on the traditional...

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,...

Mortar attack kills three civilians in Somalia

-Attack in Mogadishu believed targeting government offices, local media reports MOGADISHU, Somalia - Three people were killed and 10 injured in a mortar attack in...