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France ‘helped Rwanda genocide suspects escape’ in 1994

Authorities in Paris helped suspects in the 1994 Rwanda genocide to escape while under French military protection, according to a diplomatic cable, rekindling Kigali's allegations...

S.Africa arrests bigwigs over Mandela funeral graft scandal

South Africa's elite police on Friday arrested over a dozen members of the governing party, including a provincial minister, over the theft of funds...

From flowers to vaccines, Kenya Airways sees new opportunity

With passenger traffic in a slump, airlines are turning to freight to fill the gap -- and Kenya Airways spies an advantage in the...

Nigeria police arrest protesters at symbolic Lagos tollgate

Nigerian police arrested a small group of protesters in Lagos on Saturday after they tried to hold a rally demanding justice for victims of...

In shadow of Tigray war, ethnic massacres roil western Ethiopia

On the night before Orthodox Christmas last month, Ethiopian priest Girmay Getahun donned a white robe and, Bible in hand, walked down the dirt...

Who’s left of the Kadhafi clan 10 years after revolt?

Libyan strongman Moamer Kadhafi was ousted and killed in the 2011 uprising, but several of his family members survived. A decade on, what has happened...

Nigeria launches Niger rail link project

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday launched a $1.96 billion rail project linking neighbouring Niger as the country looks to boost its economy. The government...

Growing desperation over Al-Shabaab threat in Kenya’s north

Schools are shut due to an exodus of teachers, travel has become risky because of armed attacks and roadside bombs, and cellphone towers are...

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