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Gunman kills 10 in attack on Egypt...

Gunman kills 10 in attack on Egypt...

Africa

Fri, Dec 29 2017

Officials said they were searching for a possible second gunman who may have escaped

Zimbabwe ex-military chief named ruling...

Zimbabwe ex-military chief named ruling...

Africa

Sat, Dec 23 2017

Another senior military officer has also been appointed ZANU-PF political commissar, a position equivalent...

Zimbabwe military chief looks set for...

Zimbabwe military chief looks set for...

Africa

Tue, Dec 19 2017

Monday's announcements came hours after army chiefs declared an end to their military intervention and...

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election...

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election...

Africa

Tue, Dec 19 2017

Jacob Zuma's presidency, tainted by corruption and scandal, has badly tarnished the ANC's image both...

Suicide bomber kills 18 at police academy...

Suicide bomber kills 18 at police academy...

Africa

Thu, Dec 14 2017

The militant Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack and gave a higher death...

South African court rules Zuma appointment...

South African court rules Zuma appointment...

Africa

Sat, Dec 9 2017

The ruling is a stinging rebuke for President Jacob Zuma, who is due to step down in 2019 after more...

14 UN peacekeepers killed in Congo...

14 UN peacekeepers killed in Congo...

Africa

Fri, Dec 8 2017

Five Congolese soldiers have also been killed in the attack in eastern Congo

Nigerian state gets ‘happiness’...

Nigerian state gets ‘happiness’...

Africa

Wed, Dec 6 2017

The remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is known for measuring its success by Gross National Happiness...

Libyan Embassy: Media coverage on slave...

Libyan Embassy: Media coverage on slave...

Africa

Mon, Dec 4 2017

Libya is a major crossing point for migration across the Mediterranean Sea

HRW: DR Congo govt recruited rebels...

HRW: DR Congo govt recruited rebels...

Africa

Mon, Dec 4 2017

M23, a mostly ethnic Tutsi rebel group, was defeated in November 2013 at the hands of Congolese and UN...

Twin suicide bombings kill at least...

Twin suicide bombings kill at least...

Africa

Sun, Dec 3 2017

The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometres south of the Borno State capital, Maiduguri,...

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa names senior military...

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa names senior military...

Africa

Fri, Dec 1 2017

Mnangagwa named Patrick Chinamasa as finance minister, Air Marshal Perrance Shiri land minister and Major...

Zimbabwe court says military takeover...

Zimbabwe court says military takeover...

Africa

Sat, Nov 25 2017

In an apparent reference to Mugabe's wife Grace and her supporters, it said the court ruled on Friday...

Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills...

Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills...

Africa

Fri, Nov 24 2017

The attackers set off a bomb and also fired gunshots

Mnangagwa, the 'Crocodile,' sworn in...

Mnangagwa, the 'Crocodile,' sworn in...

Africa

Fri, Nov 24 2017

Taking his oath of office, the 75-year-old former security chief known as ‘The Crocodile’ vowed to uphold...

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in...

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in...

Africa

Wed, Nov 22 2017

Robert Mugabe is among the last of a generation of African leaders who led their countries to independence...

Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe's...

Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe's...

Africa

Wed, Nov 22 2017

Mugabe's tenure ended in an announcement at a special joint session of parliament where MPs had convened...

Robert Mugabe resigns as president of...

Robert Mugabe resigns as president of...

Africa

Tue, Nov 21 2017

The 93-year old clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF...

Zimbabwe parliament starts impeachment...

Zimbabwe parliament starts impeachment...

Africa

Tue, Nov 21 2017

South African President Jacob Zuma and his Angolan counterpart, Joao Lourenco, will travel on Wednesday...

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in...

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in...

Africa

Tue, Nov 21 2017

In recent months, Boko Haram activity has been concentrated on the far north of Adamawa state, around...

Impeachment motion looms against...

Impeachment motion looms against...

Africa

Tue, Nov 21 2017

A military takeover last week was followed by huge street protests against the authoritarian leader,...