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Islamist group "proud" to be holding seven French hostages
ICC says Kenya is the most challenging situation their office has had to deal with.
Newly-elected president Xi Jinping heads to Africa this weekend as his resource-hungry country's influence on the continent soars.
A new vaccine that has raised hopes of becoming a potent new tool in the battle against malaria seems to stop working in children after four years.
A spokesman for Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) said that Philippe Verdon had been executed on 10 March.
Analysts say Zimbabwe’s referendum for a new constitution has been received with mixed reactions.
A bout ferrying about 166 people has capsized in Gabon, Nigeria, killing at least 45 people.
The United States is working with the DRC to send warlord Bosco Ntangada to the International Criminal Court.
Brazil's ex-president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva predicted that Africa would not waste its chance to prosper through the 21st century.
The International Criminal Court has called for the swift transfer of wanted warlord Bosco Ntaganda to The Hague.
Almost 95 percent of Zimbabweans voted in favour of a new constitution that would trim President Robert Mugabe's powers and pave the way for new elections.
Four aides to Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai have been charged with breaching the official secrets code.
The first results have started emerging after Zimbabweans voted on a new constitution on Saturday.
The German defence minister is meeting with German troops in Mali deployed to support French and African soldiers fighting Islamist rebels.
The Aviation Ministry in Nigeria has lifted a brief flight suspension against Dana Air, the airline involved in the country's deadliest plane crash in the last 20 years.
More than 20 people were killed in a suicide bombing in Nigeria with Christians seemingly being the target.
DRC rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda has handed himself over to the US embassy.
News reports say The Zimbabwean newspaper has been raided, sparking fears of a media crackdown.
An explosives-laden car, that apparently was targeting a truck full of Somali government officials, hit a civilian car and exploded, killing at least seven people.
A Somalian journalist has been released after he was imprisoned for being accused of "falsely" interviewing a woman who alleged she had been raped by soldiers.
Karim Wade, son of former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has been given one month by the nation's anti-corruption court to explain how he's amassed his wealth.
After the controversial arrests of Tsvangirai's senior officials, Mugabe heads to Rome to attend the inauguration of Pope Francis.
Top lawyer and four officials from Prime Minister Tsvangirai's party were detained one day after Zimbabwe's constitutional referendum.
The country's main political parties, including Mugabe's ZANU-PF, are in favor of the proposed law changes, making the majority needed for a "yes" vote a near certainty. would like to send you push notifications.
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