An Australian school teacher has reportedly been shot dead during a robbery in Kenya's capital.
Two people have been killed in Malawi after mobs felt they may have been vampires.
Two people are suspected of having died from the extremely fatal Marburg virus in Uganda as officials try and make sure there will be no outbreak.
Kenya's polls chief cast doubt Wednesday on his organisation's ability to hold a credible vote next week, as opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed to disrupt the...
Somalis have flocked to the streets to protest after a deadly attack in the capital Mogadishu that killed more than 300 people.
Chanting protesters have marched through the streets of Mogadishu after a huge truck bomb killed over 300 people.
A volunteer group is trying to help families reunite with those missing after the Mogadishu bombing that left at least 302 dead.
The death toll from a weekend truck bomb attack in Somalia stands at 302 but is expected to rise further.
Police might have gained the upper hand on Melbourne's so-called Apex gang - but the issue of youth crime remains. A promising rapper and academic think they have...
At least 300 people have been killed and hundreds have been injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, making it the...
Hospitals are overwhelmed a day after a truck bomb targeted a crowded Mogadishu street, killing more than 300 people.
A cargo plane hired by the French military has crashed in the sea off the Ivorian city of Abidjan as it was coming in to land, killing four and injuring six.
A suicide truck bomb in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has killed at least 90 people and injured 120.
The first commercial flight is departing for St Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of the nation's repeat poll, saying there has not been enough reform to electoral processes.

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