The United Nations’ top human rights official in South Sudan says no one has been detained in connection with recent killings of civilians in the western town of Wau.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived for a short visit to Djibouti, a strategically important country on the Horn of Africa which hosts the United States’ only permanent military base on the African continent.
A Zimbabwean thief, who got stuck in a chimney has been sentenced to 36 months in jail.
The Italian born author and conservationist, Kuki Gallmann has reportedly been shot by herders who invaded her privately owned ranch in Kenya.
Moroccan and US forces are among nearly 1 300 troops from across the world taking part in a major military exercise in southern Morocco, the American embassy and military officials have said.
Spanish police say they have arrested a 43-year-old Egyptian man for allegedly belonging to an international terror organisation
The gloves are off as the plot to oust the ruling Zanu-PF political commissar, Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere intensifies.
The UN’s World Food Programme says a food shipment meant to feed about 112 000 people has been stopped at the Burundi border.
Thirteen people have been indicted over the murder of Uganda’s second most prominent policeman, killed outside his house last month, police say.
The first public hearing into the June 2015 attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse that killed 38 foreign tourists has been set for next week, says the court.