Two children, parents buried by debris after heavy ongoing rains trigger landslides in western county. A family of four has been buried alive in western…View More Family of four buried alive by landslides in Kenya
Former President Jacob Zuma faces 16 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering related to 1990s arms deal. South Africa’s embattled former President Jacob Zuma is…View More South Africa ex-president Zuma to face corruption trial
Without a party or much funding, Saied has emerged as a frontrunner to lead Tunisia thanks to his ‘utopist’ programme. Kais Saied is perhaps unlike…View More Tunisia's Kais Saied: 'He's just not interested in power'
In our series of letters from African writers, Kenyan journalist Wahiga Mwaura says heads must roll when tragic events happen, yet very few officials seem…View More Letter from Africa: Why Kenyans never quit
Pop star-turned-opposition figure calls ban a ‘sham’ and says his opposition movement is ‘more than a red beret’. Ugandan pop star-turned-leading opposition politician Bobi Wine, has…View More Bobi Wine denounces Uganda's red beret ban as 'sham'
Government includes red beret in a list of insignia and attire designated as military clothing, banned for civilians. The Uganda government has designated the red…View More Uganda bans red beret, Bobi Wine's signature headgear
Government struggling to contain deadly rebellion that has spread from the West African country’s north to east. At least 29 people were killed in separate…View More Dozens killed in Burkina Faso attacks
Twenty-six candidates – many political heavyweights – will run in next week’s presidential vote. With the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi in late July,…View More Tunisia's presidential election: What's the big deal?
Nigeria withdraws from WEF gathering in Cape Town in the aftermath of attacks on foreigners in South African cities. Nigeria has pulled out of an…View More Nigeria pulls out of South Africa summit after deadly riots
After wave of xenophobic violence, many foreign nationals say they do not feel welcome and fear for their safety. Johannesburg, South Africa – Black smoke…View More South Africa migrant attacks: 'Why can't we live with peace?'
Bishops raised the alarm over efforts to ‘suffocate and assault’ some political parties ahead of the 2020 election. Catholic bishops in Burundi came under fire from…View More Burundi accuses Catholic bishops of spreading 'hatred'
Alaska GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary, helping Trump The Alaska Republican Party has canceled holding a presidential primary in 2020. In a statement Saturday, the…View More Zimbabwe abductions: Dozens of protest leaders missing
Mnuchin: No meeting planned between Trump and Iran’s Rouhani U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin) says President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with…View More Al-Qaeda Issues Rare Apology After Land Mine Kills Bus Riders
AU says three-month freeze lifted after Khartoum installed a civilian government and named a new cabinet. The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of…View More African Union lifts suspension of Sudan