Investigators likely slain by Congolese militia: UN probe

Michael Sharp, an American, and Zaida Catalan, a Swedish-Chilean dual national, were found murdered in March in the Democratic Republic of Congo while on a UN mission.

Health crisis fears as Sierra Leone mudslide bodies pile up

Emergency response teams raced to dig out survivors and dispose of bodies but the central morgue is overwhelmed.

Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding

With 600 people still missing in Freetown, President Ernest Bai Koroma described the humanitarian challenge ahead as 'overwhelming'.

Libyan marine rescue zone aims to 'organise' NGOs: navy

Several NGOs including Doctors without Borders (MSF), Germany's Sea-Eye and Britain's Save the Children have since suspended their operations.

Kenya's Odinga to approach Supreme Court over 'rigged' elections

Odinga has charged that last Tuesday's election was rigged in favour of incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta through the hacking and manipulation of the electronic vote counting system.

Grace Mugabe still in SA, invokes diplomatic immunity

Grace Mugabe is still in South Africa and has not handed herself over to police as promised, but has invoked diplomatic immunity from prosecution.

Suspense as Kenya awaits next move on poll dispute

Opposition leader Raila Odinga claims the elections were rigged, and is yet to announce his way forward.

Zambia opposition leader freed, treason charges dropped

Hakainde Hichilema and five others were released from prison on Wednesday morning, according to their United Party for National Development.


Five times Grace Mugabe lost it

The Zimbabwean first lady appears to have a history of violence accusations.


MAP: Deadliest African floods over past two decades

Here are Africa's most deadly floods over the past two decades.

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