Thousands rally to remember those killed by French forces in 1945 as government demands Paris apologise for "crimes against humanity" during colonial era.
Violence is increasing against a backdrop of poor governance and deteriorating socio-economic conditions in northern Nigeria, further exacerbating instability across the region.
Archaeologists have discovered the grave of a child, “Mtoto”, who had been laid to rest 78,000 years ago.
Known as “white ant”, Ongwen is accused of having committed some of the most horrific atrocities in Uganda and its neighbouring countries.
ICC convicts Dominic Ongwen, a child-soldier-turned-commander of Lord's Resistance Army, for 61 out of 70 alleged crimes, including rape, sexual enslavement, child abduction, torture and murder.
One of the world’s longest-serving leaders, Sassou Nguesso, has been in power for an accumulated 36 years, first taking the helm in 1979.
French reporter Olivier Dubois says in a video he was kidnapped by Al Qaeda-linked group JNIM on April 8 while he was working in Mali’s northern city of Gao.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says 26.6 percent of children screened at remote clinics in recent weeks throughout Ethiopia’s northwest region of Tigray were malnourished.
Mali's health ministry said 25-year-old Halima Cisse had given birth to five girls and four boys by Caesarean section in Morocco.
The attack came a week after two Spanish journalists and an Irish conservationist were killed in an ambush by militants in the same region.
Egypt's defence ministry said the sale would be financed through a loan to be repaid over at least 10 years.
Turkey's support for Libya under the deal on security and military cooperation prevented a civil war and human tragedy, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Tripoli.
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