Out of Rwanda
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.
A bloody cabinet reshuffle has left South Africans divided and reeling.
Sen. John McCain has said President Trump’s lack of action after Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s chemical attacks on the Syrian people is a “disgraceful chapter in American history.”
At least 70 people were killed on Tuesday when regime warplanes carried out a chlorine gas attack in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, according to the opposition National Coalition.
Lawyer representing genocide convict Vincent Murekezi in the extradition case has faulted two Malawi Ministers in their involvement in the matter as he successfully applied for a judicial review at the High Court in Lilongwe.
Michael Jones, 46 from Kansas, starved Adrian, one of eight children in his care, to death and then fed his body to pigs
An explosion in a metro station in the Russian city of St Petersburg has killed at least five people and injured up to 50, according to breaking news reports.
Pirates have hijacked an Indian commercial ship off the coast of Somalia and the vessel is heading toward the shore, a former government anti-piracy official said on Monday.
The government of Tanzania plans to transfer the excess 7,463 secondary school arts subjects teachers to primary schools which are facing a serious shortage.
President Jacob Zuma has sparked new anger after firing a respected finance minister, further deepening a rift in the ruling party.
President Donald Trump has boosted the US military’s authority to step up air strikes in the fight against Islamist insurgents in Somalia, the Defense Department said.
A rebel in charge of communications for warlord Joseph Kony has surrendered to Ugandan forces, the military said today, shortly after the U.S. indicated it was pulling out of the international manhunt for one of Africa’s most notorious fugitives.
She got the office in the West Wing last week, and now she’s getting the title to go with it.
Somali Parliament on Wednesday approved a new cabinet appointed by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire a week ago.
The Trump Administration’s budget proposal for next year includes drastic cuts to a myriad of social services and programs, to environmental protection, education, public housing, and the arts and science.
The complainant was travelling in an autorickshaw when several men pulled her out and beat her up.
Police on Tuesday confirmed the discovery of the bodies of two Europeans and one Congolese in the Central Kasai province in the area where two UN experts and four Congolese were kidnapped about two weeks ago.
Burundi and Belgium have vowed to rehabilitate bilateral relations that had faced "turbulences" since 2015, the Belgian ambassador to Burundi said Tuesday.
The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world’s top emergency donor.
The bishops of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have withdrawn from their role as mediator between the government of President Joseph Kabila, who has remained in office beyond his constitutional term limit, and the opposition, which has called for new elections.
Poor students in Burundi are taking action over the government’s decision to abolish scholarships.
At least six people died and 12 others were injured when a church building under construction collapsed at Muramba in Bubanza province, 35km west of the Burundian capital Bujumbura, local administration authorities said.
Rwandan president says Jewish state’s existence not an ‘infringement’ on others, highlights both countries as victims of genocide
The International Criminal Court has awarded symbolic reparations of $250 each to nearly 300 people who lost relatives, property or livestock or suffered psychological harm in a deadly attack on a Congolese village in 2003.
More than 200 migrants are feared dead after the latest shipwreck off the Libyan coast, according to Proactiva Open Arms. The Spanish aid organization’s spokesperson, Laura Lanuza, said Friday that at least 240 lives had likely been lost.
A group of non-government organizations (NGOs) on Friday called on African leaders to find practical solutions to protect and assist Somali refugees and asylum seekers facing ongoing conflict and a humanitarian crisis in Somalia.
Ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention,and returned to his home in the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis. his lawyer said.Mubarak had been cleared for release earlier this month after a top court finally acquitted him of involvement in protester deaths during the 2011 revolt that ousted him.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) may not seem such an exclusive club to many of its own citizens. After all, a few of its members – Swaziland and Zimbabwe spring to mind – systematically violate the club’s ostensible rules, regarding respect for democracy, the rule of law and governance especially, without evident fear of expulsion.
The 23rd anniversary of the genocide against Tutsi due on April 7 will be marked with focus on fighting genocide ideology while building on current country’s progress, Rwanda’s National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) said on Wednesday.
last Friday, Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed President Paul Kagame with a grand ceremony at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. They were joined together by the two first ladies, respectively Peng Liyuan and Jeannette Kagame.
Burundi has acceded to the Agreement for the Establishment of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), making it a participating state of the continental trade finance bank.
A former Congolese vice president has been sentenced to an extra year in prison and fined 300,000 euros ($324,000) for interfering with witnesses in his trial at the International Criminal Court.
Judges at the International Criminal Court may Friday award the tribunal’s first monetary sums to victims of war crimes, with lawyers estimating some $16.4 million in damages were caused by a 2003 attack on a Congolese village.
Feasible or ineffective?
Police say one woman slightly injured but no other damage reported after blast from ‘homemade’ device
Failings to ensure first peaceful transition of power in DRC could spark rise of insecurity and instability.
Vincent Murekezi is facing a fresh extradition bid following the signing of an Extradition Treaty between Rwanda and Malawi recently as the State has filed an application for his removal.