Out of Rwanda
South Sudan government has deported three American journalists over visas issues, a spokesman for the foreign ministry said.
First Republican president Kenneth Kaunda has reminded Africa not to abandon the patriotism that its founding fathers exhibited when they stood by each other to liberate the continent from colonial bondage despite geographic locations.
It has long been believed that the smartphones in our pockets are actually making us dumber; but now there is evidence for it.
Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing death, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International in a damning report launched ahead of a high-level donor summit in the Ugandan capital Kampala on 22-23 June.
The Zimbabwean government is reportedly repossessing farms from "unproductive land reform beneficiaries and redistributing it to land-hungry Zimbabweans".
16 persons and injured 13 on Sunday night and Monday morning, The attacks were carried out by female bombers.
President Jacob Zuma hosted his Congolese counterpart in a bilateral meeting
Investigators have widened a corruption probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
Two police officers and three civilians were killed on Friday by al-Shabaab militants in northeastern Kenya near the porous border with Somalia.
Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school, residents said.
A suicide car bomber detonated near the gate of a police station in the Somali capital Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding several others.
A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with sellers torching the hair off carcasses, butchers chopping slabs of canines and cooks frying up dishes, dispelling rumours that authorities would ban sales this year.
An 80-year-old farmer in Eastern Ghana who has 12 wives and over one hundred children, and is still exploring for more women – almost committed incest with his own daughter after proposing to her. According to reports, the aged man has within 40 years given birth to over 100 children with 12 women, all of who are married to him in a polygamous marriage.
More than a million people displaced in less than a year, thousands killed and dumped in mass graves. But no one seems to care about the displacement crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Actress and UN refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and children.
A UN tribunal has agreed to review its appeals judgement against a former Rwandan minister found guilty of genocide crimes, a case blocked for months by the detention of one of the court’s top judges.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s justice minister said on Monday that his government would not admit an independent investigation into violence in its Kasai region which has been called for by a top UN human rights official.
President Edgar Lungu says Zambia yearns to learn from the achievements Rwanda has made through enhanced economic cooperation adding that there is room for the two countries to further bilateral ties for the mutual benefit of the citizenry.
Five female suicide bombers killed 12 people and wounded 11 in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, police said on Monday.
A school in Samburu West in kenya was closed indefinitely on Monday after pupils attacked their teachers with rungus, citing harassment.
Cuba’s not happy about President Donald Trump’s "coercive methods" as US sets up restrictions on trade and travel
The Cuban government of Raul Castro has criticised President Donald Trump’s new restrictions on US ties to the country, saying they are "destined to fail".
Suspected radicals from the al-Shabaab terrorist group reportedly shot dead a Christian teacher at an elementary school in northeastern Kenya. A Muslim teacher tried to save another Christian by offering to sacrifice himself for the other.
A quick-thinking male nurse in a remote part of the Democratic Republic of Congo — who had not been paid for at least a year — is one of the “little miracles” that helped prevent the latest Ebola outbreak from turning into a repeat of the deadly West Africa epidemic, according to Canada’s leading Ebola expert.
The gathering in Paris also shined the spotlight on ethical fashion and beauty brands.
Sudan has renewed its support for rebel troops as they carry out raids along the border with South Sudan, the latter’s military said Thursday.
The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) issued a statement yesterday calling for the “immediate arrest and surrender” of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi – the son of former Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi who was toppled in 2011 – following allegations he was released from the custody of the Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Brigade in Zintan, western Libya.
A former Congolese rebel commander told war crimes judges Wednesday the "horrific events" he saw during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide shaped him to vow to do everything he could to prevent "it happening again".
NGOs celebrated when the courts set aside the refugee status of a Rwandan alleged war criminal last month. But what happens next is anybody’s guess. KRISTEN VAN SCHIE reports.
After an 11-hour-long battle, Somalian security forces have finally ended the siege at a Mogadishu restaurant early Thursday. The seige, however, resulted in the loss of 19 civilian lives.
Demand for a form of traditional Chinese medicine is putting the donkey population at risk in South Africa and other parts of the continent.
China welcomes Uganda’s clarification that two Chinese nationals allegedly involved in an ivory trafficking case are not diplomats, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
The United Arab Emirates have expelled a Somali national who was taking part in an annual Quranic competition. Ismail Madar, who was representing Somalia, told journalists in the Gulf state on Tuesday that authorities told him his participation had ended in the recitation contest that began last week.
A massive fire raced through a high-rise apartment building in West London early Wednesday, leaving an unknown number of people dead and dozens more hospitalized.
The Manchester Arena suicide bombing occurred partly because of poor UK security cooperation with Libyan authorities, security officials from the North African state claim.
The son of toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been released from captivity by the Abu Bakr al-Siddiq militants following a request from the Tobruk-based government in eastern Libya. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, senior Middle East expert Jacques Neriah explained why Gaddafi’s release may have important implications for country’s future.
East African leaders at a summit meeting held in Addis Ababa on Monday called for the revitalization of the 2015 South Sudan peace accord, saying the peace agreement is the only political solution for the country.
About 15 people are missing after a seven-storey building collapsed in a residential area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, rescue services said on Tuesday, and authorities said they had asked its occupants to leave before it came down.
He was arrested just before an anti-corruption protest in Moscow.
With a Labour surge in the General Election under his leadership, could Jeremy Corbyn do what looked unthinkable before the campaign and become the next Prime Minister?
Police in Mozambique Tuesday warned that bald people could be the targets of ritual attacks, after the brutal killing of two men whose body parts were to be used in witchcraft.