'Just give me cigarettes': South African survivor of 1918 flu 'soldiers on'

Most people his age have passed on but 116 year-old Fredie Blom of South African.

Ethiopia's new gun control law: The key details

Ethiopia’s parliament passed a new gun control law amid rising deadly violence across the country..

'Mory Kante lives on': tributes for icon who took African music global

Guinean singer Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the.

Derek Chauvin: police who forced George Floyd to breathe his last

44-year-old police officer Derek Chauvin is the man seen in a viral video holding his.

Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed lauds early filling of controversial massive dam

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday lauded the “historic” early filling of a massive.

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

The mysterious deaths of several hundred elephants in northern Botswana within a short period of.

Burundians react to death of president Nkurunziza

Sadness, gratitude and respect were some of the emotions that greeted news of the death.

Nigeria: Niger Delta Avengers claim responsibility for southern Niger attacks

The Niger Delta Avengers have claimed responsibilty for about five attacks targeting oil companies since.

Al-Shabaab attack Kenyan military base in Somalia

Al-Shabaab militants on Friday morning attacked a Kenyan military base in the Somali town of.

Libya crisis: Egypt slams Turkey's military deployment plans

Egypt on Thursday strongly condemned a vote by Turkey’s parliament to allow a troop deployment.