Mass burials continued Thursday for the hundreds of victims of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital as the threat of more rain loomed, hurting recovery efforts.
A war crimes court Thursday said a Malian ex-jihadist caused 2.7 million euros in damages when he destroyed Timbuktu's fabled shrines in 2012.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has begun relocating more than 33,000 Congolese refugees from over-crowded reception centres in northern Angola.
Facing the threat of disease, people in Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, in one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory.
The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.
Six civil servants attached to Uganda’s Ntungamo District Local Government have been suspended for alleged indecent dressing.
Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model, South African police said Wednesday, confirming she had not fled the country.
Kenya plunged into a political crisis after the opposition rejected what it said were plans by the electoral commission to declare President Uhuru Kenyatta the victor in Tuesday’s election, calling it a “charade.”
Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has declared seven days of mourning across the country with immediate effect.
Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people.
Rescue workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, its chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya told Reuters on Tuesday.
Kenyan police and tax authorities on Wednesday raided the office of a pro-democracy organisation that has raised questions over preparations for the Aug. 8 disputed elections.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Abia State has boasted that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu would be the last governor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rule the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that while 75 per cent of Nigerians live in abject poverty, National Assembly members have refused to cut down their earnings.
The Senate has assured that it would give Nigerians the best in the ongoing amendment of the Electoral Act.
The Federal Government has obtained $770million loan to provide water to some states of the federation in order to reduce waterborne diseases and provide water to farmers for irrigation purposes, it was learnt yesterday.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday said ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may be called off within one week.
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has claimed that star striker Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench last weekend “to protect him” rather than as a punishment.
The Moroccan Football Federation has announced it will bid to host the 2026 World Cup.
Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro is capitalising on local outrage by holding an “anti-imperialist’’ protest on Monday over President Donald Trump’s military threat.
Mr Albert Elama, Head of Administration, Etsako-East Local Government Area of Edo, on Sunday said no fewer than 108,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets were set for distribution in the area.
“There is no mark for effort. Every mark is about result. What results did he get. The results are very shameful and he should not be talking about what he did or what he did not do on corruption. I think he should just be asking for forgiveness,” Oni stated