The death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could be as high as 1,000, President Filipe Nyusi has said.
An estimated 32 people have been killed after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC’s, Kasai region. Over seventy others were reported injured.
Fifty-five Boko Haram militants were killed in the past two days following a joint operation by forces from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin and Niger.
Anti-Bouteflika protesters have apparently made FLN Party members change different position toward the lifetime Algerian president, said the senior party leader.
The Al-Shabaab militant group claims to have killed a US soldier following clashes in Somalia.
Algeria’s president has abandoned his attempt to seek a fifth term in office, amid protests against the country’s changeless political scene.
The African Union commissioner for science and technology called on Iran to further strengthen its presence in nanotechnology and ICT sectors of African countries.
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 has crashed near Addis Ababa with 157 people on board.
As many as 195 protesters were detained during nationwide protests in Algeria against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister and South Africa Speaker of the National Assembly in a meeting on Thursday in Cape Town, agree on expansion of political and economic ties.