At least 14 killed in Nigeria blasts

At least 14 people have been killed in three separate suicide bomb attacks in the north-east Nigerian city of Damaturu, according to officials.

British troops will be ‘welcomed with bullets’ in Somalia

The Islamist extremist group al-Shabaab has threatened to behead British troops being sent to Somalia to strengthen the African Union's AMISOM force.

Details of planned coup in Lesotho emerge at commission

Exiled opposition leaders have been testifying at the SADC commission on Lesotho, detailing their version of events that led to the 2014 attempted coup.

Burkina general, ex-Compaore minister charged over failed coup

The general behind Burkina Faso's failed coup was charged, together with a former top aide to ousted president Blaise Compaore, with "murder" and "attacking state security".

Poachers in Zim kill 14 elephants with cyanide - report

The elephants were killed between September 26 and October 2, after poachers mixed poison with bait.

Genocide charges against Rwandan priest 'dropped'

French judges have dropped genocide and torture charges against a Rwandan priest accused of participating in the 1994 genocide, a judicial source has told AFP.

Chad soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Eleven Chadian soldiers have died in an encounter with Boko Haram near Lake Chad, security sources have told AFP

Court grants order to seize former Nigerian oil minister's cash

A court has granted Britain's Crime Agency permission to seize funds from Nigeria's former oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.


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.