Small plane crashes in eastern Congo, killing at least 27 people

At least 27 people died when a small plane crashed into a densely populated…

Ugandan government proposes death penalty for homosexual relations, activists protest measure

The Ugandan government's plan to reintroduce a bill that could impose on…

Tunisia polls suggest shocking victory for new politicians

The first polls in Tunisia's presidential election suggest a shocking victory for…

Papa: Poverty is not inevitable

Pope Francis insisted on Sunday that poverty is not inevitable and that the poor…

TICAD 7 Yokohama: Japan Offers Help to 5 African Countries

The Japanese government has announced new support measures focusing on human resource development for…

Russia presses “inadequate” nuclear energy use in Africa, critics say

Russia is trying to gain influence in Africa and make billions by selling nuclear technology from…

Violence forces 1,9 million children to drop out of Africa

More than 1,9 million children are forced out of school in West Africa and…

Zimbabwean comedian hides after kidnapping and beating

One of Zimbabwe's best-known comedians and political satirists is hiding after being kidnapped from…

Sudan forms sovereign council for transition to civil government

Sudan generals and protest leaders formed on Tuesday the sovereign council that…

Sudan begins migration to civil government

Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are expected to sign a historic agreement…

Tanker truck explosion kills 60 in Tanzania

At least 60 people died and 70 were injured after a tanker truck exploded in Tanzania…

UN: Ebola's arrival in eastern DRC poses serious risks

The arrival of Ebola in the main city of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo…

Hunger affects 820 millions in the world, according to UN report

More than 820 million people worldwide are still hungry, according to…

Number of endangered rhinos "up by 1.000%" in Tanzania

The number of endangered rhinos in Tanzania has increased by 1.000% after the repression of…

Boat with immigrants sinks in Tunisia, only 4 rescued

More than 80 migrants have disappeared and only four were rescued after their boat capsized…

Air attack kills 44 immigrants in Libya detention center

An air strike hit an immigrant detention center near the Libyan capital of Tripoli…

Ethnic militia behind coup attempt in Ethiopia

A failed blow to the Ethiopian state of Amhara has left five senior officials dead, including…

Ethiopian army chief shot dead by bodyguards

A failed coup in Ethiopia's state government in northern Amhara led four people to…

Ethiopia has been offline and no one really knows why.

Internet disruptions that prevented many Ethiopians from accessing online services came on the seventh day, causing…

Global warming causes more droughts and floods in Africa

Global warming can bring many episodes of severe drought as well as increased flooding…

11 killed by explosions in Somali capital

A couple of explosions rocked Somalia's capital and left 11 dead, the…