Pride, apprehension as UN hands over Liberia securityAs Liberia's security forces take over Thursday from UN peacekeepers for the first time since civil war ended 13 years ago, national pride is mixed with fears the underfunded…
Several killed in Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotelAt least 11 people were killed Saturday in an attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu that was swiftly claimed by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab militants.
Congolese opposition leader Katumbi sentenced to jailEmbattled DR Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi, who last month quit the country, was sentenced to three years in jail Wednesday over a real estate dispute.
Libyan loyalist forces face IS group counter-attack in SirteForces aligned with Libya’s unity government said they had made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte on Tuesday as they battle to oust Islamic State (IS) group…
ICC jails DR Congo's Bemba for war crimesThe International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in jail after he was convicted of a slew of rapes and murders…
ICC to sentence DR Congo's Bemba for war crimesThe International Criminal Court on Tuesday will hand down its sentence against former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba after he was convicted of a slew of rapes and…
Central African Republic
Deadly fighting breaks out in Central African Republic’s capitalTwo people died of gunshot wounds in fighting in the capital of Central African Republic on Monday as the sound of fire from machine guns and heavier weapons resounded across…
Video: 'Even to die is better than going back,' say Niger's migrantsThe outskirts of Agadez in northern Niger are lined with migrant ghettos and secretive smugglers' squats, usually off limits for TV cameras.
Egyptian investigators start analysing flight recorders from crashed EgyptAir planeInvestigators have begun examining the black box flight recorders of an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, hoping to establish the cause of the…
Egyptian court gives ex-president Morsi life sentenceAn Egyptian court Saturday sentenced former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to life in prison in an espionage trial in which six of his co-defendants were handed death penalties.
Search teams find 'black boxes' from doomed EgyptAir flightBoth cockpit voice recorders from the crashed EgyptAir plane have now been found by search teams, Egyptian investigators said Friday.
South Africa marks 40th anniversary of Soweto uprisingThe day was a key moment in the long campaign to end South Africa's apartheid system. Forty years ago, when black students in Johannesburg's Soweto township marched in protest,…