Ultraviolent Abubakar Shekau’s Boko Haram faction this week released video of policewomen captured in northeast
West African nation marks former holiday as dark reminder of dictator Yayha Jammeh, now recently fallen
1,617 suspected cases reported in ongoing epidemic in northcentral Kwara state
UN peacekeeping force in DRC says reduction is part of new military strategy
Al-Shabaab suspects thought to be planning new attacks after Kenyan president ordered police to shoot militants on sight
381 cases of waterborne disease reported in various hospitals, says Kenyan health minister
Sudan is on the U.S. list of a state sponsor of terrorism since 1993
Photojournalist-turned activist Boniface Mwangi vying for parliamentary seat in next month's general election
Gordhan joined a growing number of activists in the ruling African National Congress (ANC) along with anti-apartheid veterans and business leaders who have appealed for Zuma to leave office.
Gun battle in former tourist destination of Lamu County rages for hours
The Borno Elders Forum of retired military and civilian officials, all ethnic Kanuri, said it was "time they (Boko Haram) put down their arms" and they should "repent and rejoin the larger society".
Kidnappings are frequent in this eastern part of the DRC, related to communal conflict between the Nande and Hunde tribes on one hand and ethnic Hutus on the other. The two priests come from the Nande ethnic group.
The man was parked on a street in the capital Pretoria at night when his vehicle was set alight and he suffered severe burns, Uber Africa said in a statement.
Police say female bomber detonates IED strapped to her body at mosque in Maiduguri city
The ship was carrying 37 people, including crew, and was on its way to the city of Bakassi for refuelling when it sank on Sunday morning, Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo said in a statement.
Gunfire was heard coming from the barracks at Korhogo, a city in the north of the country, at around 1:00 am (0100 GMT), Adama Coulibaly, a local carpenter reached by phone said.
In May, The Gambia's justice minister announced that Jammeh had plundered the meagre state coffers before leaving for exile in Equatorial Guinea in January after 22 years in power. He promised a commission would trace the cash.
1,800 migrants died in Mediterranean Sea since beginning of 2017
Yahya Jammeh ruled Gambia for 22 years and was accused of stealing millions from state coffers.
South and central Somalia have been without Internet access since June 25
A government official was also shot