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China supports Tanzania’s trial of ivory smuggler

China on Wednesday voiced support for Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese businesswoman to 15 years in prison for smuggling elephant tusks. According to media reports,...

South African army leaves Cape Town suburbs after show of force

  Streets were quiet on Friday morning after a convoy of armoured vehicles and hundreds of soldiers deployed the previous day in Manenberg and Hanover...

Gambia’s Barrow to stay at his own residence until further notice

The Gambia’s new president Adama Barrow will be staying at his own residence until further notice while State House, Yahya Jammeh's former seat of...

Rwanda: New app developed to assist in delivery of justice on...

Rwanda has developed a new information and communication technology app that will help fast track the delivery of justice by community mediation committees (Abunzi)...

An ultra-modern cancer hospital in Rwanda offers free services

Butaro hospital’s ultra-modern cancer lab has received more than 6000 cancer patients since it opened its doors, reports KT Press. The 5.8 million USD Butaro...

2 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers killed in DRC

Suspected rebels ambushed a U.N. convoy in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, killing two peacekeepers and wounding 13 others. The attackers are believed...

#Events2016: 2016 a defining year for African art

African art is constantly evolving with artists all over the continent offering a different perspective and their individual styles. Let's now take a look at...

Riek Machar Gives Salva Kiir 12-Hour Quit Ultimatum

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar is now threatening to mobilise the ouster of President Salva Kiir if he fails to quit office by...

Iranian held by Somali pirates for over four years finally freed

An Iranian sailor that had been held hostage by Somali pirates for three and a half years has finally been freed, a former British...

President Conde meets opposition leader Cellou Diallo for talks

Guinean President Alpha Conde and opposition leader Cellou Diallo have met for talks. It's been two weeks since violent protests over alleged government corruption rocked...
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