Africa

Cholera kills 97 in Nigeria's northeast

More than 3,000 cholera cases have been recorded in the states of Yobe and Borno over the past two weeks.

Cholera kills 97 in Nigeria's northeast

Tanzania

Survivor found alive in ferry air pocket in Tanzania

Victim saved on third day of search operation as death toll from the MV Nyerere ferry disaster passes 200.

Africa

Nigeria's young daughters are sold as 'money wives'

Girls as young as five are being sold to settle their parents' debt as part of a tradition known as 'money marriages'.

Africa

Hopes fade for missing in Tanzania ferry disaster

Rescue efforts continue as death toll hits 136 after boat suspected of carrying too many people capsized.

Tanzania: Death toll increases in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Africa

eSwatini goes to polls as political parties remain banned

More than 500,000 voters will elect 55 members to parliament with the final authority remaining with the powerful king.

eSwatini goes to polls as political parties remain banned

Tanzania

Tanzania ferry capsize: Dozens killed as rescue effort suspended

At least 44 people killed in incident on Lake Victoria as number of passengers on-board the ferry remains unknown.

Tanzania ferry capsize: Dozens killed as rescue effort suspended

Opinion

What is behind Sudan's cabinet reshuffle?

Amid deepening crisis, President Omar al-Bashir is trying to buy time ahead of the 2020 elections.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Uganda

Bobi Wine vows freedom fight after police 'escort'

Authorities in the East African country deny opposition legislator was arrested and say he was just 'escorted' home.

Ugandan pop star MP Bobi Wine arrested on arrival

Africa

Nigeria suspends relaunch of national airline

The relaunch has been suspended for strategic reasons and had nothing to do with politics, aviation minister said.

Nigeria suspends relaunch of national airline

Rwanda

The mixed tale of women's empowerment in Rwanda

Rwanda's push for gender equality hailed by some, but others call it 'smokescreen' for government repression.

The mixed tale of women's empowerment in Rwanda

South Sudan

Rights group accuses South Sudan of 'war crimes'

Witnesses say soldiers and militiamen targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, and killing male infants.

Rights group accuses South Sudan of 'war crimes'

Liberia

Liberia investigating disappearance of $100m in bank notes

Newly printed money vanished as it was being transported to the central bank, according to officials.

Liberia investigating disappearance of $100m in bank notes

Uganda

Ugandan pop star lawmaker Bobi Wine set to return home

The politician returning home after receiving treatment in the US for injuries suffered during alleged state torture.

Bobi Wine: Ugandan pop star-turned-politician to return home

This is Europe

La Nouelywood: The banlieues of France

Residents of a French housing estate get behind the camera to challenge negative stereotypes of multicultural banlieues.

Africa

Zimbabwe opposition walk out of Mnangagwa’s first speech

They accuse the president not being legitimately elected after a disputed vote and of wasting public money.