Thousands of families caught up in South Sudan’s famine are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the River Nile.
ISIL has claimed responsibility for a foiled bomb attack on an Algerian police station, the group’s AMAQ news agency reports.
Thousands of supporters have joined Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to celebrate his 93rd birthday.
Launching a funding appeal, the UN says drought, chronic poverty and Boko Haram Islamic militants have led to the emergency.
The unrest in Pretoria broke out despite a condemnation of anti-foreigner violence and call for calm from President Jacob Zuma.
Authorities have recovered the bodies of 74 migrants, which were washed up on beach near the western Libyan city of Zawiya. Mohamed al-Misrati, a
Amid tight security Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has been inaugurated as the new President of Somalia.
The bodies of 74 migrants are found by volunteers off the coast of northern Libya
Gianni Infantino, President of football’s world governing body, arrived in Johannesburg on Tuesday to attend a two-day FIFA summit.
Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation
Lions in the Nairobi National Park are being fitted with tracking collars.
Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.
Egypt’s top court has upheld death sentences for ten men convicted for their roles in the country’s worst football related violence.
The fate of a crocodile species considered as Africa's newest and rarest is being tied to a zoo in the heart of Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan, which faced an uncertain future not long ago.
The song ''Dans la sauce,'' which literally means ''In the soup,'' was popular among Cameroonians who saw the team's steady progress in the competition as a way of putting all opponents in the 'victor
There were violent clashes inside South Africa’s parliament on Thursday, (February 9), as members of the Economic Freedom Fighters, (EFF), were forcibly removed.
Brawls have broken out inside South Africa’s parliament after opposition MPs were thrown out of the chamber during President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation…
A directive to close the camp and forcibly repatriate refugees was issued last year, but the high court said the decision was tantamount to an act of group persecution.
This is the coverage of the just ended AFCON in Gabon. The line ups, the scores, match statistics, goals, man of the match and the fans were all covered in our LIVE blog.
Avram Grant has quit as manager of Ghana after two years in charge revived Black Stars' fortunes.
Joost van der Westhuizen, South Africa's scrum half at the 1995 World Cup, has died aged 45 from motor neurone disease.