Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari needs a “longer period of rest” in London, but there is “no cause” for worry over his health, his office says.
It’s that time of day — just before 18:00 to be exact — when Ahmed Maher must leave his family and spend the night in a tiny room in the local police station.
A Kenyan woman, 22, was reportedly gang raped by two men who then slashed her with a panga, before tying her “with ropes to a railway track so that she could be crushed by a train”.
Humanitarian groups in Nigeria’s town of Dikwa are trying to bring aid to at least 57 000 people forced out of their homes by Boko Haram Islamists, whose insurgency has devastated the remote region since 2009.
Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, have ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life in a new survey.
An unsmiling President Robert Mugabe blew out the candles on his 93rd birthday cake on Tuesday amid news the EU had renewed sanctions on him and his wife Grace.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has vowed the government would ensure that aid reaches areas hit by famine after three years of war that has restricted access for humanitarian workers.
Clashes between Sudan’s government and rebels in South Kordofan province smashed a months-long lull in fighting, the two sides have said.
Mozambican former first lady Graca Machel’s daughter has won a high-profile domestic violence case against her ex-boyfriend, a landmark victory in a country where abuse of women is growing.
Nigerians who have been starved of electricity access turn to solar as a US-backed project launches nationwide.