Last month, Somali pirates hijacked an oil tanker, the first commandeering of a vessel since 2012.
03 Apr 2017 2:45 PM
Nigeria's military in the past year has rescued thousands of Boko Haram captives while liberating towns and villages from their control.
31 Mar 2017 10:57 AM
Kathrada was among those tried and jailed alongside Nelson Mandela in the Rivonia trial in 1964.
28 Mar 2017 10:52 AM
The most affected regions of the country are in the south where floods cut off access to health clinics.
27 Mar 2017 6:24 PM
The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.
21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM
A multinational force has been fighting Boko Haram extremists in the Lake Chad region amid one of Africa's largest humanitarian crises.
21 Mar 2017 4:26 PM
The manager of South Supreme Airlines said he did not have any information except that there were 40 passengers and 5 crew members.
20 Mar 2017 7:45 PM
The diamond was presented to President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday before being locked in Freetown's central bank vault.
17 Mar 2017 11:50 AM
Mubarak was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to murder 239 demonstrators during the 18-day revolt.
14 Mar 2017 4:07 PM
After the police was informed, they set up a roadblock at a toll plaza and found the baby in a car.
14 Mar 2017 1:18 PM
Most of the dead are women and children.
13 Mar 2017 9:12 PM
Paul Ryan says he fully expects the analysis to find less coverage since the GOP plan eliminates the government requirement to be insured.
13 Mar 2017 1:53 PM
Trump spoke over phone separately with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-Ahn.
07 Mar 2017 11:53 AM
Since December, floods have killed 246 people, injured 128 and left nearly 2,000 homeless, a Zimbabwean minister said.
05 Mar 2017 6:17 PM
In 2011, some 260,000 people starved to death due to famine in Somalia.
05 Mar 2017 10:26 AM
The youth lived normally for a week and when neighbours asked about his parents, he said they had gone to neighbouring town to visit family.
01 Mar 2017 7:30 PM
South Sudan has been engulfed by civil war since 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his rival of plotting a coup.
27 Feb 2017 11:16 AM
Shops and homes owned by foreigners have been looted and torched in recent weeks.
24 Feb 2017 3:23 PM
Mugabe's wife has accused some ruling ZANU-PF party officials of plotting to take over from him.
17 Feb 2017 9:08 PM
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