'Civilians killed in UN attack' - DRC governor

The governor of North-Kivu province in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo says five civilians were killed in a UN helicopter attack against rebel positions.

No new cases of Ebola in a week

Three western countries at the centre of the Ebola epidemic have recorded their first week with no new recorded cases of Ebola since the beginning of the outbreak in 2014.

Court dismisses challenge to Kagame's third-term bid

Rwanda’s Supreme Court has dismissed a legal bid to challenge constitutional changes that would see President Paul Kagame run for a third term.

Study forecasts drop in African mobile phone users

The number of Africa’s mobile phone users is expected to slow sharply over the next five years, according to a new study.

Burkina coup plotters fail to report for duty: government

'Not all members of the former RSP have yet reported to their stations. There are still people who are at large. There are weapons that have yet to be found,' said a spokesman.

Nigerian army lies, propagates: Boko Haram in new video

'They lied that they have confiscated our arms, that we have been chased out of our territories, that we are in disarray and that they killed our leader,' said a militant.

Death toll in Nigeria suicide blasts at 17

Nobody claimed responsibility for the attacks but Nigeria has stepped up efforts to end a six-year insurgency by Boko Haram, the IS linked group has killed thousands.

African teams eye 2018 World Cup semi-finals

CAF qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup gets under way this week, and African teams are hoping to survive the first round’s two legged-ties as their immediate short-term goal.


How 2015 Nobel Prize drug might rid Africa of ancient scourges

The drug that led to two scientists wining the Nobel Prize for Physiology or medicine has made a significant difference for those suffering from elephantiasis and river blindness.


MMA fighter Themba Gorimbo has dark days behind him

eNCA Senior Executive Producer and MMA enthusiast Simon Stephens wrote on MMA fighter Themba Gorimbo’s story and chats about the dark days this fighter has overcome.