During 4-day visit, rights chief is expected to address allegations of rights violations, sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers
Army claims to have retaken strategic town on Cameroonian border from notorious militant group
Nuclear power increase may help RSA solve its problem of electricity shortage, regular power cuts
A car bomb has exploded at the headquarters a day after an Italian firm announced the discovery of one of biggest gas fields in the Mediterranean.
Attackers say in statement that AMISOM troops had fled the base, situated 80 kilometres southwest of Mogadishu
'The situation among internally displaced people is particularly worrying', UN aid chief says
Nigerian army Colonel says armed group tarnishes image of Islam
A new clause in the constitution will be put to public vote limiting the presidential term to a maximum of two after CAR descended into violence
Fresh battles in eastern Benghazi have claimed the life of four soldiers as government troops and opposition groups vy for control
Following three-day trial, ten convicts are executed Saturday morning by firing squad
Thousands are reportedly driven from their homes amid violent land disputes between rival clans in Kenya’s Rift Valley
Suspected cases also reported in Bakul, Dunmagari and Gallari states, according to government statement
Ceasefire aimed at ending a brutal civil war in South Sudan came into effect on Saturday evening, hours after fresh clashes between government forces and rebels
Oil-producing Libya has turned into a major transit route for refugees fleeing conflict and poverty to make it to Europe.
Protesters say mass graves have been found in Muslim-dominated areas in Kenya, while bodies have been discovered in rivers and forests
South Sudanese President has ordered all government to troops to cease fighting with a 72 hr deadline that will take effect on Saturday evening.
AU and Khartoum enjoy good relations as African leaders have supported Sudan's president in his battle against ICC
With porous borders and disease outbreaks inside and around Uganda, authorities are using Twitter to speed up response times
Despite agreement being signed it still must be implemented on the ground
A 20 year old African refugee has overcome tribulation to gain first place in the Greek university entrance exams.
A year after being elected as the only female Muslim MP in the Malawi national assembly, Aisha Mambo has vowed to help other Muslim women take a seat in parliament