Africa

Ruto slams 'selfish' idea to scrap president term limit

Ruto slams 'selfish' idea to scrap president term limit

"There should be no restriction on the number of presidential terms, not even to...

Ghana's finance minister faces censure vote

Ghana's finance minister faces censure vote

The governing New Patriotic Party, however, has instructed its lawmakers to abstain...

Court drops $60m corruption case against Kenya VP

Court drops $60m corruption case against Kenya VP

Recently, the public prosecutor has been under fire for dropping corruption charges...

South Africa civil servants go on strike over wages

South Africa civil servants go on strike over wages

The government's final offer of 3% was rejected by the union, who remained steadfast...

Tanzanian airport reopens after deadly crash

Tanzanian airport reopens after deadly crash

Tanzanian airport the first passenger plane was scheduled to touch down at the airport...

Burkina Faso PM reshuffles ministers amid protests

Burkina Faso PM reshuffles ministers amid protests

Traders' associations opposed Donatien Nagalo's selection as the country's trade...

DR Congo rebel forces kill two, kidnap 10 others

DR Congo rebel forces kill two, kidnap 10 others

The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo claims that neighboring Rwanda...

French air investigators arrive for Tanzania probe

French air investigators arrive for Tanzania probe

Two significant European aviation companies, Airbus and Leonardo, built the aircraft...

Kenya Airways' pilots call off strike

Kenya Airways' pilots call off strike

The employer's decision to stop the pilots' contributions to a retirement fund has...

Museveni condemns Europe's 'hypocrisy' on climate goals

Museveni condemns Europe's 'hypocrisy' on climate goals

He claimed that efforts to encourage the use of clean energy in African countries...

Burkinabè leader visits troops in troubled region

Burkinabè leader visits troops in troubled region

The 24 October attack on a military camp in the town, one of the worst on the armed...

Mali denies northern region under jihadist control

Mali denies northern region under jihadist control

The IS has been accused of massacring hundreds of civilians in Menaka since March,...

Nigeria train service to resume after March attack

Nigeria train service to resume after March attack

According to Nigeria's Transport Minister Mu'azu Sambo, there is enough security...

Africa's push for gas divides climate change summit

Africa's push for gas divides climate change summit

New gas fields, according to the International Energy Agency, are incompatible with...

Ex-Ivorian star Didier Drogba denies becoming Muslim

Ex-Ivorian star Didier Drogba denies becoming Muslim

Later, the cleric Mohamed Salah took down the article and claimed that although...

Kenya Airways threatens to dismiss striking pilots

Kenya Airways threatens to dismiss striking pilots

The pilots claim that unless their demands are granted, the strike will continue...

Tanzania to hold funeral service for plane crash victims

Tanzania to hold funeral service for plane crash victims

Albert Chalamila, the regional commissioner for the area, has announced that the...

Somalia prohibits use of the name al-Shabab

Somalia prohibits use of the name al-Shabab

Al-Shabab has responded by threatening to punish anyone who followed government...

DR Congo president calls for vigilantes over attacks

DR Congo president calls for vigilantes over attacks

The president also noted the failure of diplomatic efforts to defuse tensions with...

Fire consumes a section of Kenya's Mount Longonot

Fire consumes a section of Kenya's Mount Longonot

A part of the park's vegetation was turned to ashes by a similar fire outbreak the...

Cut corruption to curb Ghana crisis - ex-president

Cut corruption to curb Ghana crisis - ex-president

The cedi is the worst-performing currency in the world when compared to the US dollar,...

UN votes for Western Sahara talks to resume

UN votes for Western Sahara talks to resume

Morocco and the Polisario Front, which is supported by Algeria, contend for the...

US orders its diplomats to leave Nigerian capital

US orders its diplomats to leave Nigerian capital

The US issued a similar warning for South Africa on Wednesday, advising residents...

Ghana traders strike to protest against inflation

Ghana traders strike to protest against inflation

President Nana Akufo-administration Addo's has attributed the issues to external...

Toddler killed in rare giraffe attack

Toddler killed in rare giraffe attack

There is little information about the catastrophe, the police told the BBC that...

Violent clashes in Chad amid protests against junta

Violent clashes in Chad amid protests against junta

According to government-supporting news outlet Alwihda, irate protestors attacked...