The head of Kenya's Olympics committee says the country may choose not to attend the Rio Olympics as concerns over the Zika virus grow.
Australian Jocelyn Elliot, who has been released by jihadists, has told reporters she hopes her husband would be freed soon so they can continue their work
Two armed ethnic groups have clashed with guns and knives in the Democratic Republic of Congo leaving 29 people dead.
Tunisia has built a wall along its 200km border with Libya in an effort to keep out Islamist militants.
A bomb was responsible for blasting a hole in a plane that was forced to make an emergency landing in Somalia this week, the government says.
An African militant group says it will release one of the two Australians kidnapped in Burkina Faso last month.
A militant group linked to al-Qaeda has said it will release one of two Australians kidnapped in Burkina Faso in January.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in most rural parts of the country severely hit by a drought, with 26 percent of the...
Al Shabab militants in Somalia have seized control of a key port town after African Union troops withdrew.
About 42 people are unaccounted for after a mine collapsed in South Africa, despite police saying that 76 have been rescued.
The latest cases of rape add to more than 20 allegations of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.
A man who was killed in a small explosion on a passenger plane over Somalia may have been sucked out of the plane, with his body falling to the ground.
Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least 65 people near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri.
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