Out of Rwanda
Two videos of the killing were viewed hundreds of thousands of times before being removed by the social network 24 hours later.
A Silicon Valley “flying car” startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a “personal flying machine” this year.
At least 27 persons were killed on Tuesday in Kenya when an oil tanker collided with a bus on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, authorities said.
As Chelsea and Victor Moses edge closer to the Premier League, we profile the top five African talents who have already clinched the title with the Londoners.
The United Nations said on Monday it was horrified by a video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to show the brutal killing of two U.N. investigators.
Zambia’s main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government on Monday of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political suppression.
President Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering and thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources.
Man risks life to protect Congo’s wildlife
North Korea has warned it is prepared to sink an American aircraft carrier, as Japanese navy vessels joined a US "armada" for exercises in the western Pacific.
At least 20 children have been killed in a bus crash outside the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said this afternoon, as paramedics treated the injured at the scene.
Al-Shabab militants have warned parents in Somalia against sending their children to secular schools and universities. The Al-Qaeda-affiliated group issued the directive in a 26-minute recording released on Thursday.
Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi, has described micro finance as a potent tool for poverty alleviation and wealth creation.
In a country riven by increasing divisions, Thursday’s shooting on Paris’ Champs Elysées, which left one police officer dead, has the potential to upend an already contentious and unpredictable election.
World No 2 tennis player Serena Williams will have a baby in the autumn, her representative has confirmed.
Morgan Tsvangirai and former vice-president Joice Mujuru have signed a memorandum of understanding on talks to form a coalition to challenge Zanu (PF)
Nakasero Market traders have closed their shops and striking against the unfair competition by Chinese merchants, who import substandard goods and moreover run retail shops.
16 United Nation staff members, initially taken hostage by unarmed South Sudanese refugees at a camp in eastern Congo (DRC) have been released unarmed.
The U.S. military is sending “dozens” of additional troops to Somalia for training with the Somali National Army and African Union peacekeepers.
Three hundred UK troops and millions of pounds in foreign aid will be poured into South Sudan as famine grips the world’s newest country.
Opposition leaders in Democratic Republic of Congo called on national authorities on Monday to investigate a report by Reuters last week that most of the money paid by Congolese citizens for new passports goes overseas.
A young girl is living her life in Rwanda. Thousands of kilometres away, one Auckland school is working to make that life better.
“Mother of all bombs” is really scary, it weighs ten tons and has unprecedented explosive capabilities, if we exclude the nuclear bomb. The bomb is designed to penetrate barricades and invade dungeons and tunnels. There is no hope for anyone in the targeted place. It is like a ruthless programmed earthquake.
A US married couple are in shock after a DNA test revealed that they are biological twins.
China and Russia dispatch ships to shadow Donald Trump’s ’armada’ as it approaches North Korean waters
Russia and China have dispatched spy vessels to shadow a US aircraft carrier group heading to North Korean waters, Japanese media said, amid rising tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions.
On Sunday evening in Ankara, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim stood on the balcony at the headquarters of his Justice and Development Party, or AKP, and hailed a referendum victory that will put him out of a job.
Out of 15 African countries which held elections in 2016, power changed hands only eight times. That’s according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. All eyes are set for the remaining elections this year.
The troops arrived in their dozens in Somalia’s capital city in early April from the 101st Airborne Division in Ft. Campbell, Kentucky.
Joseph Kabila, the president, has appointed Bruno Tshibala, a dissident from the main opposition coalition, as prime minister.
North Korea has warned Donald Trump that it is prepared for war and is ready to use its "powerful nuclear deterrent".
The police, on Wednesday, charged Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, with treason for allegedly obstructing the motorcade of President Edgar Lungu.
Authorities are examining whether the Islamic State is responsible for explosions that hit the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, media reported. A letter citing Allah and IS has been found near the attack site.
A suicide bomber has blown himself up at a military academy west of Somalia’s capital, killing at least five soldiers, a military officer says.
Burundian opposition leader and former rebel chief Agathon Rwasa has said he fears for his life and has asked the government to speed up talks to end a crisis that began in 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza said he wanted a third term.
The Rwandan police and military peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Abyei (UNSFA) and Haiti (MINUSTAH), on Friday, joined the rest of Rwandans and friends of Rwanda to pay tribute to over one millions innocent lives that perished during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
At least 44 people were killed and over 100 injured in Palm Sunday bombings on two Coptic churches in Egypt. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, and Egypt’s president has declared a national state of emergency.
A MASSIVE MANHUNT is underway in search of a “highly-dangerous” Wisconsin man who US authorities said robbed a gun shop and sent a lengthy manifesto to President Donald Trump.
Sudan is facing an "emergency-like situation" with nearly 1,500 South Sudanese crossing into the country each day to flee famine and war, a top Sudanese official said Thursday.
At least seven people have been killed and ten wounded in a car bomb attack at a restaurant near the Somali ministry of internal security in Mogadishu.
President Joseph Kabila has pledged to hold elections in 2017 and end a brutal insurgency in the center of the country, while warning foreign powers from attempting to interfere in his nation’s affairs.
Catholic priests have reportedly gone into hiding in the Kasai province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, following a series of violent attacks on Church properties.