Africa

DR Congo to introduce second Ebola vaccine

DR Congo health officials say the vaccine, developed by Johnson & Johnson, is safe.

Egyptians protest against President Fattah al-Sisi

At leave five people have been arrested, reports show.

Nigeria shuts NGO 'for feeding militants'

Action Against Hunger denies the accusations.

Ben Ali: Tunisia's ousted ex-president dies in exile

Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia when he left office and was living there when he died.

Tunisian presidential candidate 'to stay in jail'

Karoui, 56, was detained last month on charges of money laundering and tax fraud.

Liberia school fire leaves 23 children dead

23 children have been killed in a fire at a boarding school in a suburb near the Liberian capital Monrovia.

Ethiopian crash victims want 737 MAX documents from Boeing

Nearly 100 lawsuits have been filed against Boeing by at least a dozen law firms

Kenyan sentenced to two years for conning Rwandans

Kinuthia's lawyer, Evode Kayitana said the sentence was unfair.

South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks

A special envoy from South Africa presented an apology to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari

Burundi musician Kidum 'confused by Rwanda ban'

Mayor of Rwanda's capital said in this instance permission had not been sough.

Dozens feared dead in DR Congo boat accident

At least 34 people are feared drowned after a boat sank in the River Congo.

Somali government slaps Jubaland State with more sanctions

This is in a bid to crippling it into submission and to tow the government line, local media reports

What next for former Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe?

Grace has been silent but centre-stage in Harare, as a furious tug-of-war has raged.

Ugandan MPs warned to 'eat and drink slowly'

Speaker also implored MPs and parliamentary staff not to drink excessively.

Zimbabwe 'settles row' over Mugabe burial site

This follows a row between the family and the state over the ex-president final resting place.

Kenya introduces world's first malaria vaccine

Homa Bay programme government's first step toward creating awareness of new vaccine.

Zimbabweans to view Mugabe's body amid burial dispute

Zimbabweans from all over the country are expected to flock to Harare to mourn him.