The number of children crossing borders unaccompanied has risen up to five times since 2012. Here’s a quick look at the IFRC’s findings on the danger faced by young migrants and refugees.
Thousands of people have shared posts on social media claiming President Muhammadu Buhari, who spent five months in the UK last year being treated for an undisclosed illness, has been cloned or replaced by a Sudanese imposter called Jubril.
Madagascar hopes for a second peaceful election since upheaval in 2009, when former president Marc Ravalomanana was forced out of office by protests led by Andry Rajoelina in what the AU and other international organisations said was a coup.
Violating the European Union’s arms embargo, large consignments of weapons from Europe have been smuggled to South Sudan’s five-year-long civil war that killed nearly 400,000 people.
A new UN report indicates that thousands of children, mostly boys, have been recruited by the armed groups and thousands of more, most of them girls, are sexually exploited and abused during the five years of fighting in Central African Republic.
Congo’s health ministry has announced 379 confirmed and 47 probable Ebola cases in the outbreak declared on August 1, citing 198 confirmed deaths. It is now the second largest Ebola outbreak in history, the World Health Organization said.
As Morocco’s king offers to hold direct talks with Algeria, we take a look at the issues that keep the two countries at odds — contentious border issues dating back to French colonisation and the territory of Western Sahara.
Turkey’s growing presence in Sudan is heating up geopolitics in the Horn of Africa, as regional rivals watch Turkey's every move.
Morocco declined to host Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to local media, and requested to indefinitely postpone a joint commission meeting in Rabat between the two countries.
Al Shabaab gunmen and a suicide car bomber strike a religious centre, killing Sheikh Abdiweli Ali Elmi Yare and at least 14 of his followers, officials say.
A humanitarian group in Nigeria says it has recorded 10,000 cases of cholera in the country's north.
Dozens more feared dead as pleasure boat sinks in Lake Victoria, in latest such incident on Africa's largest body of water.
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