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Africa

Zimbabwe President Mugabe's wife says he could run in election 'as a corpse'

Mugabe's wife has accused some ruling ZANU-PF party officials of plotting to take over from him.

17 Feb 2017 9:08 PM

Lions found poisoned and beheaded in South Africa: police

In the latest incident police on Friday discovered three lion carcasses, two of them without their heads and paws.

28 Jan 2017 6:29 PM

28 die as car bombs hit Somali hotel

The attack came shortly before the election commission announced that a presidential vote would take place on February 8.

26 Jan 2017 6:43 AM

Gunmen storm hotel in Somali capital after car bomb, 12 killed

Four al-Shabab attackers were also killed in the attack on Dayah hotel, which is often frequented by government officials.

25 Jan 2017 1:29 PM

Nigeria botched air strike may have killed up to 236 people

The strike happened while humanitarian workers were distributing food in Rann, where some 20,000 to 40,000 people had sought refuge.

22 Jan 2017 10:14 AM

Gangrape video of 16-year-old Somali girl goes viral, sparks outrage

The video clip shows the victim being stabbed, tortured and raped.

19 Jan 2017 4:12 PM

Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, kills over 100

Military commander Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor confirmed the accidental bombardment in northeast Rann, near the border with Cameroon.

17 Jan 2017 11:10 PM

Descendants of slaves on a voodoo pilgrimage in Benin

The cars, motorbikes and women in wrap skirts with tribal scars on their cheeks head to the Gate of No Return monument.

12 Jan 2017 3:48 PM

Nigeria: Mob lynches suicide bomber after she fails to detonate bomb

The incident happened moments after her accomplice had successfully managed to detonate her vest but killed only herself.

27 Dec 2016 12:06 PM

South Africa: 'Dead' man found alive in mortuary fridge

Msizi Mkhize was declared dead at the accident scene and taken to a mortuary but was found breathing the next day.

15 Dec 2016 4:22 PM