Four people were killed in two separate suicide attacks in northeast Nigeria, local militia members have said, in the latest violence blamed on Boko Haram Islamists.
Algeria’s foreign ministry summoned the Moroccan ambassador to deny accusations by his country that Algiers had expelled 55 Syrians across their shared border, a statement has said.
Despite intense lobbying by industrialists, economists and the business community, officials in Zimbabwe have rejected the call to adopt the rand as its official currency.
A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization has said, with 360 000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020.
Senior US officials say pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has received a royal welcome from King Salman in Saudi Arabia for a visit to boost ties after months of tension.
It doesn’t matter how much sense it makes to ordinary Zimbabweans: Zimbabwe will NOT formally adopt the rand, the central bank governor says.
President Robert Mugabe’s party does not feel threatened by moves to form an election coalition, state-controlled papers say.
An Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt is meeting President Donald Trump at the White House.
Hoping for respite from Zimbabwe’s cash squeeze? It’s not coming any time soon if Zimbabwe’s central bank governor John Mangudya is to be believed.