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262 illegal immigrants evacuated from Libya to Niger

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that 262 illegal immigrants were evacuated Monday night from ...
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Ethiopia jails ex-head of military company over corruption

Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed ...
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DR Congo Ebola outbreak expected to last for more six months

The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to ...
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Pope Francis to visit Morocco March next year

Pope Francis plans to visit Morocco in March next year, a two-day trip that is likely to highlight the plight ...
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Malusi Gigaba steps down as South Africa’s Home Affairs minister

South African Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba succumbed to pressure to quit after a court found he’d lied under oath ...
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Former Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina denies election bribery claims

Madagascar’s former president Andry Rajoelina on Monday rejected allegations by EU observers that he bribed local officials in return for ...
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Tunisia PM Youssef Chahed faces confidence vote amid political tensions

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed is facing lawmakers in a marathon debate ahead of a vote of confidence needed to ...
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Kenyan governor escapes questioning over academic papers

The Supreme Court will not allow Wajir Governor Muhamad Abdi Mahamud's rival to cross-examine him on his academic certificates in determining ...
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Nearly Half of African Leaders in France for Paris Peace Forum

On the 100th anniversary of the Armistice Day, leaders converged in France for the Paris Peace Forum, which aims to ...
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Ethiopia arrests senior military officers over corruption allegations

Ethiopia's Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said on Monday that 27 senior military figures had been detained over the weekend over ...
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