Africa

Cyclone Idai: Rescue efforts on, 15,000 stranded in Mozambique

Many people here are subsistence farmers, whose food for the year ahead was destroyed by the cyclone and the ensuing floods.

Mozambique

Death toll jumps in Mozambique storm as 15,000 await rescue

Cyclone winds and floods kill more than 400 in southeastern Africa as rescuers scramble to save victims in Mozambique.

Death toll jumps in Mozambique storm as 15,000 await rescue

Africa

Gabon's Ali Bongo set for return after long illness abroad

President convalescing in Morocco will return this weekend for third time since suffering a stroke five months ago.

Gabon's Ali Bongo set for return after long illness abroad

Africa

Liberia former first lady in UK court for torture charges

Agnes Taylor, the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor, denies string of torture offences, which date back to 1989-1991.

Africa

'Women, babies trapped in trees' after deadly Mozambique storm

Six days after Cyclone Idai, rescuers scramble to save hundreds stranded by floodwaters amid fears death toll will rise.

'Women, babies trapped in trees' after deadly Mozambique storm

Zimbabwe

'Thank God family is OK, but what about those missing?'

President visits survivors in Chimanimani hospital as locals warn of residents still being missing after weekend rains.

Zimbabwe: Hard-hit town reels from cyclone as Mnangagwa vows aid

Africa

Nigeria election outcome puts hopes for democracy in doubt

More than half of the newly elected members of parliament have no previous legislative experience.

Africa

Eritrea's secret prisons: UAE-run facilities discovered

Al Jazeera investigation obtains satellite images showing a UAE-controlled secret prison inside a military base.

Africa

Mozambique in mourning after cyclone kills hundreds

President Filipe Nyusi said the deadly cyclone has killed more than 200 people and damaged buildings and roads.

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Death tolls rises to 200 people in Mozambique

The number of people killed when cyclone Idai hit Mozambique has doubled and is expected to rise further.

War & Conflict

US air attacks killed or wounded civilians in Somalia: Amnesty

Rights group says it has evidence nearly two dozen civilians killed or wounded in US military air raids in Somalia.

US air attacks killed or wounded civilians in Somalia: Amnesty

Africa

'Major humanitarian' crisis after cyclone slams southern Africa

UN says 2.6 million people affected as rescuers struggle to reach victims trapped on rooftops and trees in remote areas.

Zimbabwe

Anxious Cyclone Idai survivors assess losses in Zimbabwe

The country's estimated death toll is 98 and is expected to rise with many people still missing.

United Nations

'A lot is needed': UN calls for urgent aid for SE Africa

UN agencies launch appeal for immediate funding, logistical aid for those affected by Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa.

'A lot is needed': UN calls for urgent aid for SE Africa

Cyclone

Cyclone, flooding cause widespread damage across Southern Africa

Death toll rises to 215 as the cyclone tore through Malawi into central Mozambique before hitting Zimbabwe.

Cyclone, flooding cause widespread damage across Southern Africa