‘Don’t take Guinea election row onto streets’ warns EU – Opposition leaders call for...

CONAKRY: EU election observers yesterday slammed the poor organisation of Guinea's first-round presidential ballot this weekend but urged the opposition to take its complaints...

Fifty dead as Boko Haram bombard Lake Chad area

YAOUNDÉ: Twin suicide blasts yesterday killed at least nine people in far northern Cameroon, a day after 41 died in triple explosions in Chad...

First asylum seekers leave under EU relocation plan – Scheme to ease burden of...

ROME: A small group of Eritreans left Italy for Sweden yesterday, the first contingent of asylum seekers to be relocated under a much-contested European...

Boko Haram suspected after 14 killed in Nigeria blasts

LAGOS: At least 14 people were killed in three separate suicide bomb attacks in northeast Nigeria yesterday, with suspicion falling on radical Islamist group...

11 Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

N'DJAMENA: Boko Haram Islamists attacked Chadian soldiers on Tuesday, killing 11 and wounding 13, a Chadian security source said, in the latest deadly raid...

Zimbabwe: 14 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning

HARARE, Zimbabwe: Fourteen elephants were poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe in three separate incidents, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by...

Adoption or trafficking? Fears grow for Uganda’s ‘orphans’

MPIGI: When Agatha Namusisi, 64, let her grandson leave Uganda for medical treatment abroad, she assumed he would return, but more than a year...

18 killed, 41 injured in blasts near Abuja – Bomb blasts carried out by...

ABUJA: Two explosions that ripped through the outskirts of Nigeria's capital Abuja have left at least 18 people dead and 41 wounded, the National...

Former Congo VP, aides tried at ICC on bribery charges

THE HAGUE: Congolese former vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four close associates went on trial at the International Criminal Court yesterday on charges of bribing...

Women held as sex slaves in South Sudan ‘rape camps’

BENTIU: One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months. Another was kidnapped...

54 die as Boko Haram hits northeastern Nigeria city – Attacks target worshippers, football...

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: At least 54 people were killed in a series of blasts in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said yesterday, the...

Special investigation: Bungling by UN agency hurt Ebola response – ‘We’ve already seen what...

KENEMA, Sierra Leone: Something didn't smell right. As a worker at Kenema Government Hospital mixed a batch of chlorine on a broiling August day,...

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