Somalia and breakaway state Somaliland hold talks
The leaders of Somalia and breakaway state Somaliland are meeting for talks Sunday in a renewed effort to mediate strained ties...
Somalia blast kills at least 10 on bus
At least 10 people died and 12 were wounded when an explosive device ripped through a minibus outside the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, the government said.
Al-Shabaab militants attack US-Kenya military base
Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region
Consolidating Nigeria’s strides for a prosperous new decade
With these words, President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians of a brighter future ahead in his well-publicised new year message on January 1.
Kenya landslides kill a dozen people
At least 12 people were killed in Kenya when their homes were swept away in a landslide during ferocious rainstorms, local government officials said Saturday.
Kenya, Somalia, agree to normalise ties after tensions
Kenya and Somalia have agreed to "normalise" relations and start reissuing travel visas to each other's citizens after a long-running dispute over marine borders strained ties between the neighbours.
Global index finds climate change driving ‘alarming’ hunger levels
Central African Republic topped an annual world hunger index on Tuesday as aid agencies warned that climate change was making it increasingly hard to feed the world. Aid agency Concern Worldwide, which co-compiles the Global Hunger Index, said progress towards a 2030 zero hunger target agreed by world leaders was “under threat or is being reversed”.
South Africa president calls for tolerance towards migrants
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday urged South Africans to be tolerant of migrants following recent xenophobic violence, as hundreds of refugees camped outside UN offices demanding to be removed the country, fearing for their safety.
Deadly parcel from South Africa
In the colonial era, it was normal to see whites brutalizing and oppressing blacks as aptly epitomized by the atrocious Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and other similar obnoxious acts. Although colonialism has effectively ended in Africa, the chilling news from the Rainbow Nation simply shows that the equation has changed.