9 Apr 2015  News
Residents of Somalia's capital on Thursday condemned as "collective punishment" Kenya's shutting down of money transfer services over suspected links to the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab.
9 Apr 2015  News
Zimbabwean former vice president Joice Mujuru on Thursday said she would fight her expulsion from the ruling ZANU-PF party after falling out with President Robert Mugabe.
8 Apr 2015  News
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday launched a wide-ranging attack on Western colonisation in Africa and recent intervention in the Arab world, as he made his first state visit to South Africa in 21 years. The veteran leader, 91, seized the opportunity of a televised press conference with President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria to lambast…
8 Apr 2015  News
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe visited South Africa on Wednesday in his first state trip to the country since 1994 as he seeks to drum up foreign investment to revive his nation's moribund economy.
8 Apr 2015  News
Rwanda's justice minister on Wednesday welcomed France's declassification of documents relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which Kigali accuses Paris of having an indirect role.
7 Apr 2015  News
Hundreds of Kenyans took to the streets Tuesday demanding greater security following last week's massacre by Somalia's Shebab Islamists, on the final day of mourning for the 148 people killed by the militants. The demonstrators waved placards and chanted slogans as they marched on the streets of the Kenyan capital and the northeastern town of…
7 Apr 2015  News
Libya's internationally recognised government has moved to divert revenues from the long-established state oil company and Central Bank to its own coffers -- in an effort experts warn is "risky" and likely to fail.
6 Apr 2015  News
A baby has died of Ebola in a part of Sierra Leone where the outbreak began, dealing a blow to the recovery weeks after the district had eradicated the virus, officials said Monday.
6 Apr 2015  News
Kenyan fighter jets on Monday bombed two camps of the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents in southern Somalia, the army said, days after the Islamists carried out their worst ever massacre in Kenya.
6 Apr 2015  News
Seven civilians were killed in an attack in Chad blamed on Nigerian Boko Haram rebels, officials said Monday. The Islamist militants ambushed people on their way to a market in Tchoukou Telia near Lake Chad on Friday, Dimouya Souapebe, the deputy prefect of Baga Sola told AFP.
5 Apr 2015  News
It is also expected to craft Africa’s common position on the 2015 post-development agenda. The Commission Chair said a range of sectors have already been identified with the potential for diversification, growth and industrialization, from the agro-food processing sector, to services including transport, financial services, ICT as well as the mining and energy sectors. Infrastructure backlogs, unless tackled decisively, she stressed, would continue to be a major drag on the continents’ growth. She noted in particular that the public infrastructure expenditure over the last few years has grown at faster rate than the general public expenditure.
4 Apr 2015  News
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday warned Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab fighters his government will respond to their killing of almost 150 students in the "severest way" possible.