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Angola Adopts Law Limiting Power Of Future Presidents

Luanda - Angola's parliament passed a law on Friday that will drastically limit the powers of the country's future presidents in matters of security and ... Full story

Emergency Powers In Zambia Threaten Media Freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over the imposition of emergency powers in Zambia and recent comments made by the inspector-general of police ... Full story

'Dr Kaunda Not Dead', Says Office Of Zambian Commissioner In SA

Cape Town – The office of the Zambian high commissioner in South Africa has refuted social media reports that veteran leader Kenneth Kaunda has died. ... Full story

Call For Boko Haram Peace Talks Masks Ethnic Tensions

A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace talks, ... Full story

No Sex On Eve Of Polls - Kenya's Opposition Leader Tells Supporters

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has called on his supporters not to have sex on the eve of the elections on August 8. The National ... Full story

Journalist Killed In DRC

Bunia - A Congolese journalist working for state broadcaster RTNC was killed by an unknown assailant at his home in the northeast of the country ... Full story

DRC Reaffirms Commitment to Fighting Sexual Violence

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reaffirmed its commitment to fighting sexual violence in conflict with the launch of a Military ... Full story

Niger Army Kills 14 Civilians Mistaken For Boko Haram

Niger's army has killed 14 civilians who were mistaken for militants of the Islamist group Boko Haram in the remote southeast, officials say. The victims, all ... Full story

Lungu Invokes State Of Emergency After Market Fire Incident

Lusaka - Zambian President Edgar Lungu declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after a series of apparent arson attacks, in a move likely to ... Full story

Boko Haram Kidnaps 37 Women, Slits Throats Of 9 Others In Niger

Niamey - Boko Haram jihadists have kidnapped 37 women and slit the throats of nine other people at a village in southeastern Niger, the regional ... Full story

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