Egypt has safely transported two unique items, a funerary bed and a chariot belonging to the famed pharaoh King Tutankhamun from a museum in central Cairo to a new one on the other side of the city.
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has called for an immediate halt to the renewed sectarian bloodshed in the Central African Republic, warning that war crimes will be punished.
Authorities say two United Nations peacekeepers from Chad have been killed when their foot patrol was ambushed in the Kidal region of northern Mali.
The United Nations has raised questions about the Democratic Republic of Congo’s probe of the murder of two UN experts investigating mass graves, saying it appeared to have been done in haste.
Ten people have died and six are in a serious condition in hospital after drinking methylated spirits in central Morocco, the official MAP news agency has reported.
Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for one day of an opposition leader widely tipped to challenge President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in 2018 elections following a complaint he publicly made an obscene finger gesture
Nigeria’s economy has contracted for a fifth straight quarter, official figures showed, as low oil production dented overall output.
Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom was elected as the new head of the World Health Organisation, diplomats have said.
Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have opened an investigation into whether a former government minister may have played a role in inciting violence in the turbulent Kasai provinces.
A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has blown himself up at a military checkpoint in northern Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland, killing at least four people.