Oppositions in Zimbabwe protest, calls for electoral reforms

Thousands of Zimbabwean opposition MDC Alliance supporters on Tuesday took to the streets of the capital Harare demanding broader electoral reforms to ensure free...

Ethiopia accepts peace deal with longtime rival Eritrea

Ethiopia has announced it will fully accept the terms of a peace agreement with neighboring Eritrea in a major step toward calming deadly tensions...

Madagascar president names Ntsay as new PM

Madagascar's president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Monday named Christian Ntsay as the country's new prime minister. Former Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly Solonandrasana announced his resignation Monday...

South Sudan ready for peace talks with rebel leader Machar

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is ready for peace talks with his longtime political rival and rebel leader Riek Machar, a presidential spokesman said...

Haftar led army starts 2nd phase of battle to liberate Libya’s...

The commander of the Libyan eastern-based army announced on Monday the beginning of the second phase of the battle to liberate the eastern city...

210 escapes prison in Niger State, north-central Nigeria

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazau has confirmed that 210 inmates escaped from the Minna Maximum Prisons in Niger State according to Channels television. The...

Madagascar’s PM resigns after court ruling

Madagascar's Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly Solonandrasana announced his resignation Monday morning after the decision of the High Constitutional Court last week which asked him...

Confessional statement allegedly linking Nigeria senate president to robbers

Nigerian media is awash with the reported invitation extended to Nigerian Senate president, Mr. Bukola Saraki by the Nigerian police, the police asked Saraki...

Treated like Trash: Story of Guinea migrant crushed by truck in...

Mouctar Diallo came to New York City from Guinea seeking a life “for the better.” Then he entered the bruising world of Sanitation Salvage. In...

Malema to S. Africa youths; You cannot be a domestic worker...

EFF leader Julius Malema has reminded the youth that they are responsible for ushering in a revolution. "You must do what you believe in," he...

Dozens of oppositions supporters injured in Mali protests

The UN has called for calm in Mali after dozens of people were hurt during banned opposition protests in Bamako, two months ahead of...

Lebanese tourist faces trial in Egypt for insulting Egyptians

The Egyptian prosecution on Sunday ordered the transfer of a Lebanese tourist to criminal court over posting a video clip insulting Egyptians after allegedly...
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Algeria complains to EU over journalist’s remarks about president

Algeria has complained to the European Union after a journalist of Algerian origins harshly criticised ageing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in a video shot at...

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara says may run again in 2020

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said he is free to stand for a third term in the 2020 presidential election under the country’s new...

Scores of migrants dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, officials said...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to investors ZANU-PF will remain in power after polls

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa told foreign investors on Friday that his ruling ZANU-PF party would still be in power after the July elections and...

Nigeria Super Eagles world cup jersey sold out in 3 minutes

Hundreds of supporters queued outside London's Nike Town store upon its release this morning as they vied to be one of the lucky few...

Mugabe snubs Zimbabwean parliament again

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe failed to appear before parliament for the second time on Monday to clarify a statement he made in 2016...

Libyan factions agree to hold elections on Dec 10

Rival Libyan factions agreed on Tuesday to hold parliamentary and presidential elections on Dec. 10, an advisor to Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Seraj said...

10 persons including children beheaded by Islamists in Mozambique

Ten people including children were beheaded in a village in northern Mozambique in a weekend attack blamed on suspected Islamists, local sources said on...