Council official calls for holding ‘consultations’ with view to appointing new heads of top state institutions
Government troops intensify operations to clear Boko Haram from northeastern Borno state
Congolese security forces battle unidentified militant group in Kasai-Central province
The disputed leader of Nigerian group Boko Haram releases a video denying claims of his death
French President Francois Hollande has acknowledged his countrys 'culpability in abandoning Algerians who fought alongside French colonial forces in Algeria’s war for independence
The rebel leader of South Sudan, Riek Machar has vowed to wage a war against the government
Once the EU receives the list, it will take about 20 days to study the names of the proposed candidates and check them against available databases, one of the diplomats said.
The soldier said he was caught up in a Boko Haram ambush and colleagues were killed. A bullet hit him in the leg and he hadn't seen combat since.
China-funded railway set to slash Ethiopia’s export-import costs
The Democratic Republic of Congo has seen violent clashes this week between security forces and demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Joseph Kabila.
8 journalists arrested, stripped, beaten by police during demonstrations this week, alleges reporters rights group
Fighting rages between troops and Boko Haram fighters in northeastern Borno
Gambia's interior minister, fired two days ago, has absconded to Sweden
Monday's and Tuesday's protests against President Joseph Kabila leave 32 people dead including four policemen
Italian security team heads to southern city of Ghat to aid ongoing search efforts by Libyan authorities
Chibok became synonymous with the Boko Haram conflict when fighters abducted 276 girls from the Government Secondary School (GSS) on the evening of April 14, 2014, sparking global outrage.
Work has stopped at a British gas plant after workers protested work conditions in Tunisia
Opponents of President Robert Mugabe say threats to prosecute people 'abusing' flag during protests are 'insane'
1 soldier dies in blast, and 3 security personnel injured, days after a similar attack killed 8 soldiers
Egyptian officials have previously voiced fears that Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam would threaten its share of Nile water
'Several militants' have been killed in the gunbattle, according to military