Out of Rwanda
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to resign following the "sham election" on August 8.
A humanitarian crisis of near genocidal proportions is taking place in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, yet the world’s reaction is confined to mere condemnation instead of sanctions or direct intervention.
A Swedish national is to face trial in September in Stockholm for his alleged role in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.
I’m 94 years old, I fought in the Second World War and I have a serious warning about where 2017 is headed
I am an old man in the apogee of my days and that’s why I know we are on the cusp of war – if not in North Korea then somewhere else – simply because of the way we have allowed society to become. As a young man in uniform, I witnessed destruction, and I can’t stand impotently by while it happens again
Grace has returned to homeland after the South African government granted her diplomatic immunity, helping her escape prosecution over allegations of assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.
The vice governor of Ituri province Pacifique Keta announced on Friday that the landslide in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged.
Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe claims she hit 20-year-old Gabriella Engels with an extension cord in an act of self-defence.
Kenya’s opposition coalition went to the Supreme Court late on Friday to challenge the results of a presidential election which it says was rigged.
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday said that police have put out a "red alert" at South African borders for Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, in case she attempted to leave the country.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20bn to $50bn in the US and Europe by 2025, in industries including renewable energy and petrochemicals.
The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached one million, the United Nations says, marking a grim milestone for what has become the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis.
Egypt is trying to consolidate its relations with crucial African capitals
Hakainde Hichilema, 5 others released as prosecution dropped at last minute
Concern shifted Wednesday to the estimated 600 people still missing and thousands made homeless in Sierra Leone by deadly floods in the capital, as aid groups scrambled to coordinate a response.
’People are digging by hand’ - Goal’s country director on rescue effort in aftermath of Sierra Leone flooding
Hundreds have died as a result of mudslides and flooding in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.
Hundreds of white supremacists carrying burning torches and chanting Nazi-era slogans rallied in Virginia on Friday night before violently clashing with counter-protesters.
The Court of Appeal of Lithuania has decided to extradite to the United States a Lithuanian scam artist identified as Evaldas Rimasauskas, who conned $123 million out of FaceBook and Google by sending fake emails.
An agreement has been struck with Kinshasa for the repatriation of the body of veteran Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, who died aged 84 in Belgium in February, his family and political party told AFP Friday.
At least two people were shot dead in Kenya during overnight protests against the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta by opposition supporters who believe the vote was rigged, according to police and a health official.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected in Kenya, defeating veteran opposition leader and longtime rival Raila Odinga in a tense contest.
The Deputy Inspector of Police in charge of Administration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda, on August 10, toured various Rwanda National Police (RNP) peacekeeping units serving under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA), and urged them to stay focused and maintain their readiness on their mission.
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 140 mobile money services across 39 countries, accounting for over half of the 277 such mobile deployments globally, and there are now seven markets in the region – Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe – where more than 40% of adults are active mobile money users, according to the GSMA.
Sitting president Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a wide margin but opposition leaders repeat their claims of fraud
A Catholic church in Somaliland reopened after 30 years on July 29 but was closed a week later under pressure from the local Muslim population.
IEBC will announce final results from the presidential race ton Friday, chairman Wafula Chebukati has said.
Removing Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa is the “best thing” that could happen to the country, the Communist Party said before lawmakers vote in a motion of no confidence against the leader.
Presidential candidates Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have cast their votes and are both sure they will be declared winners after Tuesday’s general election.
Dissatisfied with the work of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, its member and a former chief Hague Tribunal prosecutor has announced her resignation.
The threat of controversy and unrest looms over Kenya’s elections, which will be held on 8 August. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a whisker in the most recent opinion poll. His main challenger, Raila Odinga, has repeatedly alleged that Kenyatta plans to rig the elections.
The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis was "deeply saddened" by Sunday’s gun attack on a church in southern Nigeria in which at least 11 people were killed.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda on the occasion of re-electing him as a president of the republic.
A unit of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) has arrived South Sudan according to the Spokesperson of United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS.
Statement by the spokesperson following the Presidential elections in Rwanda
Facebook rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has seen supporters of rival candidates trade bitter words online.
Al-Shabab militants have retaken a strategic town linking Somalia’s capital to the western regions of the country.
The Police in Delta have arrested a commercial sex worker who allegedly stabbed her client to death during an argument at Destar Hotel, Asaba, Delta
Russia plans to resume contracts with Libya agreed by former leader Muammar Gaddafi. The infrastructure projects have been frozen since Gaddafi’s assassination and the breakout of civil war.
Violence and arson broke out on Thursday at the biggest South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan, which houses tens of thousands of people, a security official said
The Statue of Liberty was the focus of a monumental exchange between a White House adviser and a reporter after Donald Trump backed an immigration policy favouring the better-educated.
“This brutal murder has sent a chill down the spine of many Kenyans and raised the spectre of violence” - Muthoni Wanyeki
Kenyan government officials threaten journalists to prevent broadcasting of live election results
Concrete measures must be taken to address climate of fear