ADDIS ABABA (REUTERS) – The military was deployed in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday (July 1), as armed gangs roamed neighbourhoods in a second day…View More Military deployed in Ethiopian capital after more than 80 killed in protests
As fractions within the gov’t widen, the PM calls for disciplinary action against magistrate responsible for the arrest. The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of…View More DRC PM lashes out at 'arbitrary' detention of justice minister
Government says it will relax dusk-to-dawn curfew and lift a ban on inter-regional travel after two nights of unrest. The Senegalese government has said it…View More Senegal to ease some coronavirus curbs after protests escalate
How significant is Lazarus Chakwera’s win and what are the challenges ahead as he takes the reins of a divided country? Malawi opposition leader Lazarus…View More After historic election, what next for Malawi?
The arrest highlights tensions within the ruling coalition between President Tshisekedi and allies of his predecessor. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Justice Minister Celestin Tunda…View More DR Congo Justice Minister briefly detained
Maesaiah Thabane, wife of former PM Thomas Thabane, transferred to correctional facility after court revoked her bail. Police in Lesotho have arrested the country’s former…View More Lesotho's former first lady arrested in murder case
Local officials say at least 19 people killed in the eastern part of country in two separate attacks by ADF fighters. At least 19 civilians…View More Gunmen kill more than dozen civilians in eastern DR Congo attacks
TRIPOLI (AFP) – Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) on Sunday (June 21) denounced Egypt’s warning of military intervention in Libya, labelling it a…View More Libya unity govt says Egypt threat 'declaration of war'
Vital Kamerhe, President Tshisekedi’s chief of staff, found guilty of ‘diverting public funds worth 48.8m dollars’. The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s high court has…View More DRC president's top aide gets 20-year jail term for corruption
Demonstrators had first gathered in Bamako on June 5, decrying perceived government corruption and escalating violence. Large crowds have once again poured onto the streets…View More Mali protesters once again take to streets to demand Keita resign
Anastacio Matavele, 58, was shot behind the wheel of his car in the southern city of Xai-Xai before October’s elections. A Mozambican court has handed…View More Four Mozambique policemen jailed for poll observer's murder
At least 59 killed in attack believed to be in retaliation to the killing of fighters to prevent theft of herd animals. At least 59…View More Fighters kill dozens, raze village in Nigeria's Borno state
ANTANANARIVO (AFP) – Madagascar’s education minister was sacked on Thursday (June 4) after announcing a plan to buy sweets for students to take the edge…View More Bitter sweets: Madagascar minister fired over US$2.2m candy plan to go with coronavirus 'remedy'
Momodou Lamin Sisay, son of retired Gambian diplomat, was shot after a car chase in the town of Snellville, Georgia. The government of The Gambia…View More The Gambia seeks 'credible' probe into US police death of citizen