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Mauritania joins Niger in ending modern-day slavery

Mauritania has vowed to ramp up its fight against slavery, becoming the second African country to approve a United Nations treaty designed to give...

Zimbabwean ranger kills Italian family he mistook for poachers

An Italian father and son have been shot dead by a ranger in a wildlife park in Zimbabwe, the parks and wildlife agency said...

Egypt’s justice minister sacked for saying he would arrest prophet Muhammad

Egypt’s prime minister has sacked the justice minister, Ahmed al-Zind, after he was criticised for saying he would jail Islam’s prophet Muhammad himself if...

Sierra Leone’s leader conducts major cabinet reshuffle

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has conducted the biggest cabinet reshuffle of his nine-year tenure, sacking four ministers and his army chief as...

Zimbabwe to feed school children in drought-hit regions

Zimbabwe’s government will start a school-feeding programme in the country’s areas that have been worst hit by the drought. The country’s cabinet has reportedly approved...

Morocco offers help in probe into Cote d’Ivoire deadly attacks

Morocco on Monday offered to provide intelligence assistance in investigations into Sunday's terror attacks in Cote d'Ivoire. Two soldiers and six assailants were killed in...

Mobile phone software helps detect plant disease outbreaks on time

Researchers in Uganda have developed technology that will help farmers detect disease outbreaks on time. Over 70% of Ugandans work in the agricultural sector...

Two Italians Killed in Zimbabwe Mistaken for Poachers

An Italian man and his son were killed in Zimbabwe’s national park after presumably being mistaken for poachers, local media reported Monday. Claudio Chiarelli and his 20-year old...

FIFA bans three South African football officials over match-fixing

FIFA’s ethics watchdog has banned three South African football officials following the findings of an investigation by the an independent ethics committee into match-fixing...

Investigations underway following deadly Cote d’Ivoire attack

Cote d'Ivoire's police and forensic investigators are examining the scene of the Grand Bassam beach attack that killed 16 people, including two Ivorian special...
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