Out of Rwanda
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to move towards a ceasefire Syria, following a "very good" phone conversation.
“Wonderful” and “dictator” aren’t two words you usually see together.But that was the phrase Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni chose when asked how he sees his legacy after staying in power for more than three decades.
A 23-year-old North West University student has become one of the youngest on the continent to achieve PhD.
Any suspension in the elections – scheduled for December 2017 – could spark violence, warn analysts.
UNITED Nations refugee agencies have appealed to Angola to keep its borders open to accommodate thousands fleeing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tanzania has joined its East African Community (EAC) partners— Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi— in increasing the pace in harmonisation of local product standards, ready to take advantage of the soon to be introduced Free Trading Area next December.
The former British prime minister says he will ’get his hands dirty’ in a bid to fight against Britain’s exit from the European Union.
President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House.
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has signed a decree setting August 23 as the date for general elections, state radio reported on Wednesday.
A Zambian court refused on Wednesday to throw out treason charges against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, a case that has stoked political tension months after contested elections.
Since violence broke out between Kamwina Nsapu rebels and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo in August 2016 at least 600 people have been killed, 216,000 displaced and U.N. investigators have discovered 40 mass graves.
The U.S. will conduct a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile test Wednesday, according to an announcement from the Air Force.
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.
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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.