An appeals court in Senegal ruled to uphold the life imprisonment of former Chad's President Hissene Habre for crimes against humanity and war crimes, local media reported Thursday, citing sources.
Sudan's Tinder profile has him down as a mammal who likes the great outdoors and loves to travel. However there is one other thing that makes this profile different from the rest, Sudan is a northern rhino who lives in Kenya and desperately needs to find a mate.
Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said that Ankara will contribute $1 billion for humanitarian assistance to ease the political crisis in Yemen.
Over two dozen people were killed in a traffic accident in Kenya.
The World Health Organization has commenced field testing on the first ever malaria vaccine, to determine whether it is possible to cure infected children in impoverished Africa.
The family of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the so-called Lockerbie Bomber who was convicted of exploding Pan Am Flight 103 in the 1980s, is launching a fresh effort to posthumously clear his name.
Chinese investment in Djibouti can turn the smallest country on the African Horn into a Mecca for tourists, according to Osman Abdi Mohamed, managing director of the National Tourism Board. Sputnik takes a look at the recent developments in Djibouti.
Are you eating sunflower seeds? Like, right now? Quick, spit them out you idiot! A new study has shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with aflatoxin, a mold that is one of the most dangerous contaminants in the world food supply.
Dividing Libya into two separate states would increase instability and threaten the region as well as Europe, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday.
The majestic giraffes of Africa are in trouble, and environmental groups have lodged a formal request with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to reclassify the animals as an endangered species before the iconic long-necks undergo a “silent extinction.”
It seems that everywhere people go, trash is left behind. Space, it turns out, is no exception, as recent reports point to a growing problem with dangerous manmade bits orbiting the Earth at extremely high speeds.
The Uganda Peoples' Defense Forces started leaving the Central African Republic as their foe "no longer poses any significant threat to Uganda’s security".
Eleven volunteers have been successfully transported from Africa to the United States to test a new bio-containment system, the US Department of State reported.
A Nigerian anti-corruption agency received a tip on Wednesday leading them to an empty apartment where $43 million was stashed.
US Africa Command said in a release that US military did not conduct any counterterrorism strikes in southwest Somalia on April 14 contrary to what the media has reported.
A car bomb exploded on Sunday near the Aden Adde Airport in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu, media reported.
UN human rights experts have called on the Nigerian government to rescue the 195 girls that had been kidnapped by Boko Haram extremist group, a Daesh's offshoot in Africa.
Thousands of South Africans participated in the rally in country’s capital Pretoria protesting against President Jacob Zuma, according to local media.
The number of children that were used by the Boko Haram militant group in "suicide" attacks during the Lake Chad conflict has risen to 27, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a report.
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