Gunshots heard in hotel and office complex in Nairobi

A fire and sustained gunfire sent workers fleeing for their…

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Gbagbo acquitted of war crimes

The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo…

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Islamic State insurgents overrun northeast Nigerian town

Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents overran the town of…

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Gabon’s president returns home

President Ali Bongo returned to Gabon on Monday after a…

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Senegal blocks popular opposition candidates from presidential race

Senegal’s two best known opposition figures have been barred from…

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Congo under mounting foreign pressure for vote recount

Democratic Republic of Congo faced growing pressure from African neighbors…

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Protests break out in Zimbabwe as economic crisis spirals

 Protesters barricaded roads and burned tires in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare…

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Tanzania court rejects plea to halt draft law curbing opposition

Tanzania’s High Court on Monday rejected a petition from some…

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Gabon’s Bongo names new prime minister after thwarted coup attempt

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, who has been out of the…

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Congo ruling coalition wins legislative majority

Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s ruling coalition…

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Congo should recount presidential election vote: Southern African bloc

An influential African bloc urged Democratic Republic of Congo on…

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Breakthrough Made in Treating Ebola Virus

In northeastern Congo, more than 600 people have fallen ill…

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Zimbabwe President Doubles Price of Gas as Fuel Crisis Bites

Zimbabwe’s president has more than doubled the price of gasoline,…

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40 killed by bullets in Sudan

          As angry protests pile pressure on Sudanese President Omar…

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Ugandan officers charged with abducting Rwanda refugees

.” Eight Ugandan security officers have been charged in a…

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Former U.S. envoy advised Sudanese military plotting to overthrow al-Bashir

The former U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan Princeton Lyman was…

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Dozens feared dead in Nigeria as leaking oil tanker explodes

An overturned oil tanker exploded in Nigeria while dozens of…

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Army Chief Orders Another Court Martial for Maj. Gen. Stephen Buay Rolnyang

A new order from the Chief of the South Sudan…

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DR Congo presidential runner-up asks court to cancel result

Martin Fayulu, who came second in DR Congo’s presidential election,…

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Losing Congo presidential candidate to challenge results in high court

Losing Democratic Republic of Congo presidential candidate Martin Fayulu said…

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Security forces fire tear gas as more protests hit Sudanese cities

Security forces fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who marched…

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DR Congo presidential election: Joy and dismay as Tshisekedi named winner

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the presidential election in…

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NRM youth protest against UK Parliament discussion on Uganda

A section of youth claiming to be National Resistance Movement…

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Political Sergeant Bobi Wine’s co-accused collapses in court

One of the suspects charged with treason over the alleged…

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South Sudan activists decry Juba ban on media coverage of Sudan unrest

Human rights activists in South Sudan have protested against a…

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Opposition group, Lou-Nuer community condemns Machar’s land transfer order

A South Sudan opposition groups has condemned and criticized a…

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Sudan police use tear gas as protests kill three

Sudanese police used tear gas to disperse “illegal” protests against…

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Catholic Church rejects Congo vote result, loser decries ‘coup’

Congo’s Catholic Church, one of the country’s most respected institutions,…

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Felix Tshisekedi: Opposition leader named winner in DR Congo poll

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of…

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Nigerian military frees editor held over Boko Haram article

Nigeria’s military has released an editor two days after detaining…

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Congo riot police deploy at Electoral commision

Riot police deployed at the electoral commission’s headquarters in Kinshasa…

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Sudan: Crowds rally for Bashir as police tear gas rival protest

Police tear gas anti-government protesters in Omdurman as President al-Bashir…

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