Tunisia gunman trained in Libya jihadist camp: report

The death toll from the assault on the Imperial Marhaba beach hotel in the popular resort town of Sousse was revised down on Tuesday to 38 from a previously given 39.

Opposition parties claim political instability in Lesotho

SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa has met with Lesotho prime minister Phakalitha Mosisili and opposition parties amid a developing security crisis in the country.

A quick guide to Lesotho politics

As condemnations of the murder of a prominent Lesotho Defence Force commander pour in, we take a look at the complexities of the mountain kingdom's politics.

Tunisia estimates $515m loss for tourism this year after beach attack

The attack on the beach, which comes months after militants attacked the Bardo museum, is a huge blow to the country's vital tourism sector.

Cyril Ramaphosa dispatched to troubled Lesotho

Amid growing concerns at the deteriorating situation in that country, the president has sent his deputy to consult with the Mountain Kingdom's prime minister.

ICC prosecutor pleads for UN Security Council act on Darfur case

The Hague-based court issued an arrest warrant for Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who is accused of crimes including alleged genocide in the country's western Darfur prov

Suicide blast in Chad capital kills 11 during police raid

A police officer who participated in the raid said one of the militants was wearing an explosive belt and detonated it as police arrived.

First arrests following Tunisia attack

Interior Minister Najem Gharsalli has confirmed that Tunisia has arrested a group of suspects linked to the gunman who killed 39 people at a beach resort on Friday.


Tanzanian farmers to lose water access

Hydropower, which contributes about 57 percent of the electricity running through Tanzania's grid, has repeatedly suffered from water shortages due to recurring drought.


Regional anti-Boko Haram campaign raises rights abuse concerns

The detention for several months of 84 children in Cameroon highlighted concerns that the regional campaign against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is leading to rights abuses.