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The murder of a British soldier in London has once again put Africa's links with terrorism in the spotlight.
An American drone has crashed in Somalia, a US official said Tuesday, after Shebab militants claimed to have recovered the wreckage.
Tanzania's Maasai people have called for urgent action after being embroiled in a decades-long land dispute with government.
Minibus taxi drivers in Kenya have equipped their vehicles with Wi-Fi.
Somalia's government is investing in training veterinarians to become a regional hub for animal production.
The Ugandan government has rolled out a programme to educate families about a balanced diet.
A doctor accused of kidnapping Algerian children born to single mothers and selling them for adoption in France has been sentenced to 12 years in jail.
Ugandan police fired tear gas at journalists protesting on Tuesday at a week-long closure of key independent media.
The African Union (AU) would establish a new military force following a suggestion from South Africa.
Libya’s government has been urged to protect women’s rights and include women in decision-making.
Sudanese government troops clashed with rebels in the conflict-wracked state of Southern Kordofan and each side claimed it inflicted heavy losses on the other.
African Union chief and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has accused the International Criminal Court of being racist.
Analysts maintain the African Union needs to become relevant to ordinary Africans.
Mali's government announced on Monday that much-anticipated presidential elections will be held July 28
Tensions are rising over events at the Somali port city of Kismayo where Kenyan troops liberated the town from al-Shabaab militants.
The SADC praised Zimbabwe at the African Union summit and said it would support the Supreme Court's decision on an election date once one was selected.
Riot police and soldiers have been deployed amid high tension following the arrest overnight of the leader of a week-old strike by the country's medics.
Niger's president has said that Islamist attackers entered his country from southern Libya, and warned further attacks were being planned against Chad.
African leaders will pass a resolution Monday urging the International Criminal Court to refer back to Kenya the crimes against humanity cases against the country's top leaders.
As the continent celebrated Africa Day, West Africa bureau chief, Kwangu Liwewe met up with Nigerian singer, Femi Kuti who shared is thoughts on Africa's future.
Clashes between M23 rebels and the Congolese army have forced thousands to flee their homes, and seek safety in neighbouring Rwanda, where more problems await them.
Botswana has denied plans to remove hundreds of Bushmen from their land to make way for a wildlife park.
Leopards have become endangered species in Uganda.
Robert Mugabe has blasted Nelson Mandela's reconciliation policies and has labelled him "too much of a saint" in a television interview.
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