At least 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured since Tuesday after armed men attacked three villages in the central Bambari region of the Central African Republic, local residents who fled their homes told AFP.
Ousted Egypt president Mubarak freed from detention
Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said.
Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds
Kenya, a pioneer in mobile money, on Thursday began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects.
South Africa finalising action plan against racism, says Zuma
Amid a surge in racism, the South African government is finalizing the National Action Plan against Racism and Related Intolerance, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.
‘Africa needs good governance, not economic models’
The plenary session, comprising Mo Ibrahim of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Pierre Guislain (Africa Development Bank) and Abebe Aemro Selassie of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday blamed African governments for...
Survivors recount Ghana tree fall tragedy that killed 20
He was swimming with his friends on Sunday afternoon at the popular tourist destination of Kintampo Falls, when a massive tree crashed into the water, crushing everyone around him.
Pope begs God's forgiveness for Church sins in Rwanda genocide
Pope Francis on Monday begged for God's forgiveness for "the sins and failings of the Church and its members" implicated in the 1994 Rwanda genocide that killed around 800,000 people.
10 killed in latest Kenya drought clash
At least 10 people have been killed in the latest clashes in drought-hit Kenya between rural communities fighting over pasture to graze their animals, police said Monday.
Row erupts over mystery break-in at South Africa judge offices
Burglars targeted Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's offices early on Saturday, stealing 15 computers containing sensitive information about 250 judges, officials said.