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
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
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
The video clip shows the victim being stabbed, tortured and raped.
19 Jan 2017 4:12 PM
Military commander Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor confirmed the accidental bombardment in northeast Rann, near the border with Cameroon.
17 Jan 2017 11:10 PM
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
The incident happened moments after her accomplice had successfully managed to detonate her vest but killed only herself.
27 Dec 2016 12:06 PM
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
Authorities estimate that 3,000 people have come to the Ngala camp in the past month, seeking shelter and food in a devastated region.
14 Dec 2016 10:37 AM
Kenya's Red Cross said the driver had lost control of the fuel tanker which then crashed into other vehicles and 'burst into flames'.
11 Dec 2016 9:20 AM
However, the state-run Nigerian News Agency reported that up to 200 people could have been killed.
11 Dec 2016 8:06 AM
His leadership, came under further pressure this month when a corruption probe unearthed fresh allegations of misconduct.
28 Nov 2016 3:05 PM
Millions of people died between 1996 and 2003 as conflict caused hunger and disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
16 Nov 2016 3:24 PM
Official terms pact as durable & ambitious.
16 Nov 2016 1:26 AM
The 6-month long state of emergency was declared on October 9, an unprecedented move by current govt.
12 Nov 2016 5:53 PM
Criticism of Zuma has spread in recent months, with calls for him to step down emerging from influential trade unions.
03 Nov 2016 6:59 PM
South Africa announced that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution.
22 Oct 2016 7:27 AM