Rare interviews with captured members of a jihadist group terrorising northern Mozambique point to low morale in their ranks and to an insurgency that is losing steam in the face of Rwandan forces.
“I don’t sing to avenge my family, but because other innocent people who know nothing about politics continue to die,” says imprisoned Congolese rapper Idengo.
The leaders of Mozambique and Tanzania met Friday to discuss the Islamist insurgency that Maputo has called in regional forces to help suppress.
Trucks bearing badly-needed food aid were stuck at a checkpoint outside Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray region for a second day Tuesday, aid workers said, as the government and rebels blamed each other for stalling the deliveries.
Mutinous troops in restive Burkina Faso arrested President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Monday and detained him in army barracks a day after staging an uprising, security sources told AFP.
Berta Soler, who leads the Ladies in White protest movement, was held ahead of a regular demonstration in support of political prisoners, former dissident Angel Moya confirmed to AFP. Long considered the only opposition group the Cuban government allows to march regularly, the Ladies in White movement is made up of the relatives of jailed […]
At least 70 people were killed in an air strike on a prison as Yemen’s long-running conflict suffered a dramatic escalation Friday that drew condemnation from UN chief Antonio Guterres.
Words are not enough to describe the fun and passion in their eyes as Nigerian refugee girls cheer on their side at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Growing up, Arega Tekeba’s fondest memories involved the feasts his father would prepare for Ethiopia’s Orthodox epiphany festival Timkat – the way he would lead their family in song while roasting a freshly-slaughtered sheep. But those memories are now acutely painful.
DR Congo police said Tuesday they had arrested suspects in the murder of the Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio who was killed in an ambush on his vehicle a year ago.
The influential son-in-law of Kazakhstan’s ex-president resigned as head of the leading business lobby Monday not long after public anger at perceived corruption in the Central Asian country boiled into a deadly crisis.
Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said Tuesday that a contingent of Russia-led forces would begin leaving the troubled Central Asian country in two days, with the pullout to take no more than 10 days.
Mourn, or move on? A year after the mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, lawmakers are trying to heal the deep rifts left behind by the insurrection that sought to overturn the election results.
Jim Wood has thought a lot about it and he just does not believe that Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election.
Libya’s parliament committee in charge of overseeing the country’s first ever presidential election scheduled for Friday has concluded that it will be impossible to hold the vote on time.
The SAHRC is worried about another possible wave of unrest in KZN, after the courts decided Jacob ZUma must return to jail earlier today.
Police in the restive Solomon Islands on Tuesday pursued charges against a leading member of the opposition over deadly riots that rocked the country last month.
Gunmen linked to Libyan military chief Khalifa Haftar clashed overnight in the country’s south, authorities and local media said Tuesday, with medics reporting one person dead.
Suspected criminal gang members attacked a village in Nigeria during market day, killing at least eight people, residents said on Monday.
Ugandan troops will spend no more time in the Democratic Republic of Congo helping to fight rebels than “strictly necessary”, President Felix Tshisekedi pledged on Monday.
Clashes between fishing and herding communities in Cameroon’s far north region were sparked by disputes over access to water.
The Niger soldiers had “defended themselves ferociously” killing dozens of the attackers before being overwhelmed by their numbers
The Myanmar junta has long justified its power takeover by alleging fraud in last year’s elections, which Suu Kyi’s party swept in alandslide