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Suspected jihadists kill 10 Mali soldiers: security source

A UN peacekeeper was killed, 4 others wounded when a mine exploded as their convoy passed through central Mali.

21 Apr 2019 6:20 PM

One week after Bashir ouster, Sudan 'revolution' still unfinished

Sudan on Thursday marks one week since the army ousted president Omar al-Bashir after protests against his 30-year rule.

18 Apr 2019 10:34 AM

WHO estimates around 150 casualties in battle of Libya's Tripoli

At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.

15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM

112 Chibok girls still missing, five years after Boko Haram kidnapping

Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago.

14 Apr 2019 1:03 PM

Sudan revels as Dictator Omar al-Bashir, is forced out of power

Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising.

11 Apr 2019 7:10 PM


Sudan President Omar al-Bashir removed from power

Protests erupted in Sudan, Khartoum calling for President Omar al Bashir’s resignation and urge the army to stand by the people.

11 Apr 2019 11:39 AM

Rhino Hunter killed by elephant, eaten by pride of lions

Five suspected poachers entered Kruger National Park in South Africa last week to kill rhinos, in the end only four left the park alive.

08 Apr 2019 2:38 PM

US guide abducted in Uganda returned safely after ransom paid

Mike Walker, manager of Wild Frontiers Safaris, said US tourist Kimberly Endicott and experienced guide Jean-Paul Mirenge, were 'back safe'.

08 Apr 2019 9:29 AM

Richest man in Africa withdrew USD 10 million just to look at it

'When you're young your first million is important, but after, the numbers don't mean much,' Dangote, a manufacturing tycoon said.

07 Apr 2019 8:26 AM

More floods likely as death toll rises to over 700 in Africa, says UN

Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people.

24 Mar 2019 12:17 PM


Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417: Government

The death toll in Mozambique has climbed to 417 after a cyclone devastated swathes of the southern African country.

23 Mar 2019 5:19 PM

At least 60 killed in Ghana bus collision: Police

Police commander Joseph Antwi Gyawu said the crash happened at about 2:00 am (local time) in the Bono East region.

22 Mar 2019 5:12 PM

Problems amount as aid agencies struggle to rescue Mozambique cyclone victims

Aid workers raced on Wednesday to help survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in three southern African countries.

21 Mar 2019 12:16 PM

Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

The death toll from a cyclone in Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors.

20 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

1,000 killed in monster cyclone in Mozambique

Emma Beaty, coordinator of a grouping of NGOs known as Cosaco, warned of the peril from dams filled to the brim by the floodwater.

20 Mar 2019 12:54 AM


Over 1000 dead as cyclone 'Idai' strikes Zimbabwe, Mozambique

A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 1000 people with scores more missing and caused destruction.

18 Mar 2019 6:08 PM

Ethiopian minister says black box still in good shape after crash

Ethiopia's transport minister says the black box from the plane crash one week ago is in good condition.

18 Mar 2019 1:17 PM

Ethiopia crash investigation will need 'considerable' time

Identifying the cause of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash model will take 'considerable time' an Ethiopian government minister has said.

17 Mar 2019 9:14 AM

At least 24 dead, dozen others missing in Zimbabwe cyclone

At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed Mozambique.

16 Mar 2019 2:59 PM

Ethiopian Airlines confirms plane crash probe has commenced in Paris

An investigation has begun in Paris into the cause of last week's crash of a Nairobi-bound Boeing jet which killed all 157 passengers.

15 Mar 2019 4:30 PM