Africa

Niger opposition leader to be tried on incitement and sedition charges

A Niger opposition leader is to go on trial on Tuesday on charges of incitement to violence and sedition, his lawyer ...

A tentative, growing acceptance of gay men and women in Nigeria offers a seed of hope, human rights campaigners said yesterday, in a country where the outlawing of gay sex is ...

Rebels from an outlawed political-religious group attacked Kinshasa's central prison yesterday , breaking out their leader and about 50 other prisoners, the Congolese ...

Pain and panic as northern Nigeria races to contain deadly ... Pain and panic as northern Nigeria races to contain deadly meningitis outbreak

When six-year old Mohammed Waziga arrived at a health centre in northwest Nigeria complaining of joint pains and ...

South Sudanese government releases U.N. aid worker detained for ... South Sudanese government releases U.N. aid worker detained for a month

South Sudan's government has released a United Nations aid worker after detaining him for nearly a month, a top U.N. ...

African monkey endangered African monkey endangered

Chefchaouen, Morocco - "If nothing is done, this species will disappear within 10 years," warns a poster on Ahmed ...

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