Africa

Illegal Chinese miners freed from Zambian jails

Beijing - Dozens of Chinese nationals who had been held for illegal mining in Zambia have departed the country to ...

When Fatmata was kidnapped from a market in Mali last year, she was scared for her life. When the Malian schoolgirl realised she would be forced to marry her captor, she ...

They travel thousands of kilometres across west Africa to get to the southeast Nigerian city of Calabar where small boats are supposed to take them to a better life. But ...

BDK rebels free leader and fellow inmates in raid on DR Congo ... BDK rebels free leader and fellow inmates in raid on DR Congo prison

Rebels from an outlawed political-religious group attacked Kinshasa's central prison yesterday , breaking out their ...

Outlawed political-religious group attack Kinshasa's central ... Outlawed political-religious group attack Kinshasa's central prison, break out their ...

Rebels from an outlawed political-religious group attacked Kinshasa's central prison on Wednesday, breaking out their ...

LGBT acceptance slowly grows in Nigeria, despite anti-gay laws LGBT acceptance slowly grows in Nigeria, despite anti-gay laws

A tentative, growing acceptance of gay men and women in Nigeria offers a seed of hope, human rights campaigners said on ...

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