At least 30 people were killed in Nigeria on Friday after the convoy of Borno Governor Babagana Umara Zulum came under attack from Islamist insurgents Friday, security sources confirmed this weekend.
Fulani Muslim militants in Delta State, Nigeria, abducted a Catholic priest this weekend whom they had previously kidnapped and released in 2016, local news reported Monday.
Hopewell Chin’ono, an anti-corruption journalist in Zimbabwe recently arrested for exposing the socialist government’s theft of coronavirus relief aid, said in an interview published Thursday that the ruling Zanu-PF party has not built a maternity ward since 1977 – even though 2,500 women a year die in childbirth.
U.S. Africa Command is seeking new authorities to carry out armed drone strikes targeting al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab fighters in eastern Kenya, four American government officials told the New York Times anonymously in a report published on Tuesday.
The governor of Nigeria’s Kaduna State signed a new law on Wednesday prescribing surgical castration for both men and women convicted of child rape.
Child rights agency UNICEF on Wednesday called for the Nigerian government to “urgently review the case” of a 13-year-old boy sentenced to ten years in prison for blasphemy last month in majority Muslim Kano State, which practices sharia, the Islamic law.
Hospitals in Kenya are running out of medical oxygen used to treat critical coronavirus patients, Kenya’s Daily Nation reported on Wednesday.
Police in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, on Tuesday, issued a warrant of arrest for Member of Parliament Joana Mamombe, accusing her of failing to appear in court earlier that day.
Mozambique on Tuesday condemned the apparent brutal execution of a naked woman by men in army uniforms and ordered an investigation.
The Boko Haram terror group is intensifying its recruitment of children as suicide bombers and soldiers, International Christian Concern (ICC) reported Tuesday.
Residents of Harare, Zimbabwe, have accused nurses of turning clinics into illegal, yet highly lucrative foreign currency trading centers, the New Zimbabwe reported Monday.
Muslim extremists have carried out a door-to-door anti-Christian murder campaign this summer, killing over 500 Christians since June, Christianpersecution.com reported.
China commended the Zimbabwean government this week for banning it from mining in the country’s national parks, claiming they prefer clearer guidelines on regulations imposed on foreign companies.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said this week that U.S. President Donald Trump confronted him in 2018 about the mass killings of Christians in Nigeria.
Hopewell Chin’ono, an award-winning journalist in Zimbabwe — recently jailed after exposing the government theft of millions of dollars meant to fight the Chinese coronavirus pandemic — called the current leadership “worse than Robert Mugabe” in his first extended interview since his release.
Fulani Muslim attacks on Christians in Nigeria have risen significantly since the country imposed a coronavirus lockdown on March 30 and dozens of mostly Christian farmers have been killed, according to a September 8 report.
Health workers across Africa have repeatedly gone on strike since the Chinese coronavirus pandemic began over adverse working conditions. In Kenya, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe, doctors and nurses say a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), no health insurance, and no pay are among the reasons they have chosen to strike.
China sent a new ambassador to Kenya in an effort to overhaul its public image amid increasing local scrutiny over Nairobi’s debt obligations to Beijing, the country’s Daily Nation reported this weekend.
Malawi announced Saturday that it would open an embassy in Jerusalem, making it the third country to do so over the weekend.
A self-described “African reparationist” called for the creation of a pan-African superstate at an Extinction Rebellion climate change protest in London.
Zimbabwe’s socialist strongman President Emmerson Mnangagwa apparently personally approved coal mining by Chinese companies in the country’s Hwange National Park, New Zimbabwe revealed Thursday.
Award-winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono, recently released on bail from prison after authorities in socialist Zimbabwe imprisoned him for supporting protests, vowed he would tell the story of the abuses he endured behind bars as soon as possible in remarks on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe’s high court released investigative journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on bail on Wednesday after he spent six weeks in jail for his support of an anti-government protest, New Zimbabwe reported.
DAKAR, Senegal — American R&B singer Akon is moving ahead with plans to create a futuristic pan-African city, announcing Monday that construction will begin next year on the $6 billion project despite global tourism’s uncertain future.
Authorities in Rwanda on Monday confirmed the arrest and extradition of Paul Rusesabagina, a Rwandan former hotel manager who became famous for saving over 1,200 people from genocide in 1994, on charges of “terrorism, arson, kidnap [sic], and murder.”
Hopewell Chin’ono, the Zimbabwean freelance journalist jailed by the Mnangagwa regime for his corruption investigations, has fallen unwell and is now receiving urgent medical care, his lawyer confirmed Monday.
A 20-year-old Christian man was beaten to death in eastern Uganda by family members for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity, Morning Star News reported Thursday.
At least 33 migrants housed in a temporary reception centre in the Spanish city of Melilla were arrested after a riot broke out that led to 21 police officers becoming injured.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted his left-wing African National Congress (ANC) party is “deeply implicated” in corruption as evidence continues to emerge of widespread “looting” of the country’s $26 billion rescue package.
Mahmoud Ezzat, acting leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, was arrested in Cairo on Friday on charges of terrorism and financial crimes.