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97 migrants arrested near Tripoli

Meanwhile, some 97 migrants were arrested near Tripoli on Friday. People traffickers use Libya's remote desert borders with Egypt Sudan, Niger and Chad to...

Zimbabwe prison set alight by inmates over poor food

Harare - At least one prisoner was killed and 23 prisoners were injured, seven of them seriously, during a three-hour long riot at a...

UN human rights chief condemns Albino murders

The UN human rights chief has condemned the widespread killings of albinos in some African countries.  Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein warned there is a...

Edgar Lungu Recovering after surgery in South Africa

(Reuters) - Zambia's new President Edgar Lungu has undergone surgery in a South African hospital to correct a narrowing of the oesophagus which caused...

African states want U.N to set up Boko Haram trust fund

African states want the United Nations to set up a trust fund to finance a force to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria and called...

Kenya Attack: 3 People Killed As Gunmen Ambush Mandera Governor’s Convoy

At least three people, including two policemen, died on Friday in an attack on Mandera County Governor Ali Roba's convoy. The vehicles were travelling...

Zimbabwe Nationalises Diamond Mining

Zimbabwe is planning to merge all diamond mining companies, including the local unit of Rio Tinto, into one big firm in which the state...

Floods kill dozens in Angola

Sixty two people are reported to have died in violent torrential floods in the Angolan city of Lobito. Thirty five of those dead are children. President...

ISIS accepts Boko Haram’s allegiance pledge

  Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance to the Islamic militant group ISIS,has been accepted. ISIS accepted the pledge in a recorded audio message which is however...

Lupita Nyong’o in Uganda working on ‘The Queen of Katwe.’

  Kenyan actress and Oscar award winner Lupita Nyongo is currently in Uganda shooting her new film Queen of Katwe, which will partly be filmed...
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