12 killed in attack in northeast Kenya – Media

Twelve people were killed in an attack in Mandera in northeast Kenya on Tuesday by suspected Islamist militants from the Somalia's al Shabaab group,...

Britain warns of possible terrorist attack in South Africa

The British government said on Monday there is a high threat of attacks against foreigners in shopping areas in South Africa, days after a...

Niger’s Issoufou reveal plans to not seek third term

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said Saturday that he would not amend the constitution to allow him to seek a third term after his second...

African leaders tackle piracy, illegal fishing at Lome summit

Stemming the astronomical losses caused by crime in the oceans surrounding Africa is the focus of a major continental summit on Saturday in the...

US considers support in Nigeria fight against Boko Haram

U.S. Africa Command has asked Washington to send a small group of military advisers to Nigeria to assist its military's fight against the Islamic...

Nigeria’s economic crisis affecting other African nations – Benin President

The Benin Republic President, Patrick Talon, on Tuesday confessed that the downturn in the Nigerian economy is adversely affecting his country and other African...

South African poet, activist Breytenbach to be awarded in Poland

A jury in Warsaw on Monday named South African writer and anti-apartheid activist Breyten Breytenbach as the recipient of the 2017 Zbigniew Herbert International...

West Africa oil projects face yet longer delays than rivals as...

Oil firms have put major projects in West Africa on hold because of low prices - as they have across the globe - but...

See Boko haram mocking African Special Forces in a new video

The Boko Haram insurgent group has released a new video showing its attack on African Forces and the seizure of some war equipment. The lead...

Ethiopia Airlines lands Dreamliner at Kaduna airport

The Ethiopian Airlines successfully landed its aircraft at the Kaduna International airport today, hours before the planned shutdown of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,...

Tutu’s daughter loses church licence after marriage

Desmond Tutu's daughter has been forced to give up her duties as a priest in South Africa's Anglican church after she married a woman,...

Fundraiser: Drogba, Eto’O to lead friendly match among Africans

Former African football stars will be on parade in Nigeria come April 8, as Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’O lead the pack of West...

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