Pistorius Handed Lesser Sentence of Culpable Homocide

South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius has been handed a lesser sentence surrounding the death of Reeva Steenkamp, sparking widespread disappointment. PRETORIA – Judge Thokozile Masipa’s verdict of...

Boko Haram Video Claims to Show Missing Girls

A new video footage has emerged showing a few of the many schoolgirls who have been abducted by Boko Haram.     ABUJA - Nearly 300...

Africa’s Silicon Savannah Unveiled

Richard Wanekeya, Correspondent (Africa)   NAIROBI – The ground breaking ceremony of Africa's Technocity locally know as Konza ICT City– a flagship project of Kenya’s development strategy...

Ivorian Government Refuses to Handover Former First Lady Simone Gbagbo to ICC

Mati Maravanyika, Editor (Africa)   IVORY COAST — The Ivorian government announced at a special cabinet meeting that it would be trying former First Lady Simone Gbagbo...

CAR Crisis: Chad Rejects UN Claims Of Market Shooting

Chad rejects the claims made that troops had killed 30 people and injured several others in an attack in the Central African Republic. BANGUI —...

Nigerian Hospital Closed after Alleged Police Assaults

Jennifer Ubah, Correspondent (Africa)   MAIDUGURI - Doctors shut down the main hospital in Nigeria’s north-eastern city of Maiduguri after claims were made that police had assaulted...

Egyptian court confirms death sentences for 183 protesters

An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for 183 supporters of the outlawed Muslim brotherhood CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Monday Confirmed death...

Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean disaster

Almost 650 migrants have died in what has been called the worst human trafficking disaster in the Mediterranean's history. ROME - Hundreds of people are...

Sailors Held Hostage by Somali Pirates Have Been Freed

Eleven sailors who were held hostage for four years have been freed, and have been reported to be safe, and on their way to...

Islamic Militant Group Boko Haram Kills 24 Vigilantes in Nigeria

Jennifer Ubah, Correspondent (Africa) MAIDUGURI — The murders happened during an ambush by Boko Haram. The ambushers were disguised in army uniform, say officials, and they surprised...