The move is thought to be in retaliation for Nigeria shutting its borders. The country made the protectionist move to stop cheap imports damaging local markets.
Tiny west African state says it's acting on behalf of 57-nation Islamic bloc OIC in bringing the case against Myanmar before International Court of Justice in The Hague.
Growing scepticism of vaccines in Europe, especially in countries like France should be a cause for concern.
As Russia aims to build closer ties with Africa, Rwanda signs off on a deal to advance the use of nuclear energy with the help of Russian expertise.
Pakistan FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi likens ongoing clampdown in disputed Kashmir to the genocide that took place in Rwanda and Srebrenica, the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya in Myanmar, and 2002 Gujarat pogrom.
The terms 'black' and 'negro' were coined to dehumanise people from the African continent to serve the imperialist and colonial agendas of Europe and the US.
Mozambique's president and the leader of the country's main opposition group signed a new peace accord Tuesday, pledging to end years of violence and facilitate elections in the fall.
Rwanda's health minister came out with a clarification after the country's foreign affairs state minister had said that the border with DRC was shut over increased fears that the Ebolo virus could spread across the border.
The latest Ebola outbreak to hit Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,700 people since August last year.
As both Burundi and Rwanda mark 57 years of independence on July 1, how have two countries that share so much found themselves in such radically different situations?
As a leading investor in the African continent, Beijing aims to reap more and more benefits from the mineral-rich continent but the fast changing reality on the ground may throw up major hurdles.
David William McBride appears in court on charges relating to the leaking of classified documents about Australian Special Air Service involvement in Afghanistan to ABC journalists.
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