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    11 boys die in Uganda boarding school fire

    Agence France-Presse . Kampala | Updated at 07:52pm on November 12, 2018

    Eleven boys perished and another 20 suffered severe burns in a fire that gutted their dormitories in Uganda while they slept, police said Monday. Henry...

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    79 school pupils abducted in anglophone Cameroon

    Agence France-Presse . Yaounde, Cameroon | Updated at 12:18am on November 06, 2018

    Gunmen kidnapped 79 school students on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, security and government...

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    The fate of Africa seems irreversible

    Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2018

    HEADLINES this week from western mainstream media paint an Africa-China financial crisis brewing. On the contrary, Chinese and African news reveals a ‘win-win’ financial atmosphere...

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    Melania kicks off Africa tour in Ghana

    Agence France-Presse . Accra | Updated at 02:15am on October 03, 2018

    US First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday kicked off her first major solo trip in Ghana’s capital Accra, aiming to cast a positive light on...

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    Melania Trump carves solo path in Africa visit

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:37pm on October 02, 2018

    Melania Trump left Washington —and her husband's shadow -- Monday for a four-country tour of Africa that will give the glamorous and at times enigmatic...

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    Africa / Search for Tanzania ferry disaster survivors goes on as toll tops 161

    Reuters . Dar Es Salaam | Updated at 09:40am on September 21, 2018

    The death toll from a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to 126 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with the search to...

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    At least 20 killed in Mali after truck falls into river

    Reuters . Bamako | Updated at 11:49am on September 13, 2018

    At least 20 people were killed in central Mali when a truck fell into a river after a suspected brake failure, the Malian government said...

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    Death toll rises to 48 in Boko Haram troop attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 04:46pm on September 03, 2018

    The death toll in a Boko Haram attack on a Nigerian army post on the border with Niger has risen to 48, military sources said...

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    Tributes pour in for former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:10am on August 19, 2018

    From his native Africa to the United States, tributes poured in from top leaders around the world Sunday after UN chief, Nobel peace laureate, and...

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    Africa looks for answers after WC

    Reuters . Rabat | Updated at 12:05am on July 22, 2018

    African football will conduct a soul-searching session at a two-day symposium in Morocco after all five of the continent’s sides failed to get over the...