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Watch: Sudan's singing protester Alaa Salah who fights for people

Salah said she does not come from a political background, and took to the streets to fight for a better Sudan. 

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India ups its aid for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

The 3 Indian Navy ships so far have been able to rescue 192 people & provide medical assistance to 1381 persons in medical camps.

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Greek man saved from Ethiopian Airlines crash by being two minutes late, calls it 'my lucky day'

The airport authorities explained that they wanted to question him because he was the only passenger booked onto the doomed flight who wasn't on board.

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Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Kenya crashes with over 150 on board

Abiy Ahmed's official Twitter account expressed condolences to families of those lost in an Ethiopian airline`s flight to Nairobi, without giving details.

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Several dead in Buhari rally stampede in Nigeria

Local media said panic broke out at the end of the gathering, held inside the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, when crowds tried to force their way through a locked exit. The incident claimed at least…

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17 people killed in twin attacks in DR Congo

The attacks came a day after opposition candidate Martin Fayulu visited Beni to launch his campaign

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Death toll from Uganda boat cruise accident jumps to 29

Police had said on Saturday at least 10 people were dead following the accident off Uganda's Mukono district, close to the capital Kampala. 

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Watch: Police scuffle with Zimbabwean opposition MPs

he scuffles between opposition lawmakers and police started ahead of the budget speech

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Several children including school principal abducted in Cameroon

The separatists have imposed curfews and closed down schools as part of their protest against President Paul Biya's French-speaking government.

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Dr Mukwege was informed about Nobel Peace Prize while conducting operation

Mukwege, 63, belongs to  Democratic Republic of Congo's (Dr Congo) and is popularly known as "Dr Miracle" for his surgical skills.

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Ivory Coast ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo freed after amnesty

The 69-year-old wife of former president Laurent Gbagbo was convicted over political violence that claimed several thousand lives in 2010-11.

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Germany: Police evacuates Frankfurt airport over security threat

T1 Terminal of Germany's Frankfurt airport has been evacuated, police said.

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Watch: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa survives blast at election rally

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally on June 23, his spokesman said, adding that he had been… Read Article

Death toll in Tunisian migrant ship accident rises to 60: International Organization for Migration

Security officials said the boat was packed with about 180 migrants, including 80 from other countries in Africa. Read Article

She stabbed her husband as he raped her. Now a court has sentenced her to death

The case throws the spotlight on the forced marriages in Sudan where the legal age of marriage is only 10 years and marital rape is legal

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