At least 27 people have been wounded in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi.
Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:0PM
At least 15 people have been killed in an attack on the main UN compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:24AM
Gunmen have attacked an office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, reports say.
Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:51AM
Tuareg rebels in Mali have signed a ceasefire deal with the central government, paving the way for government forces to return to the northern city of Kidal.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:44PM
22 people have been killed in separate attacks by suspected members of the militant group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, according to a report.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:4PM
Tunisian police have arrested a Libyan militant connected to terrorist groups in the southern part of the country.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:40PM
Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed on more dialogue to put an end to rising tensions over a dam project on the Nile River.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:36PM
A top Libyan official says the trial for the second son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi will be held in August.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:20PM
Mali has agreed to sign a peace deal with the Tuareg rebels controlling the northern town of Kidal in the West African country.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:43AM
Mozambican gunmen have reportedly killed six soldiers in an attack on an arms depot in central city of Dondo in Sofala province.
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:45PM
Insecurity in the copper-rich Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a "serious concern," the outgoing head of the UN peacekeeping mission has said.
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:27PM
Suspected members of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram have launched attacks on a school and a military checkpoint in the northeast of the country that have left 11 people dead.
Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:19PM
Sudan Foreign Ministry spokesman has announced the country’s agreement with the proposals tabled by the African Union (AU) to resolve tensions with South Sudan.
Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:57PM
Militants have shot and killed a Judge in the eastern Libyan city of Derna a few weeks after courts resumed their activities in the militancy stronghold.
Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:7PM
Upper House of Egypt Parliament has decided to resend a bill on political rights to the country’s Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) after including a series of amendments in the bill.
Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:28AM
The former South African president and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, has been ‘recovering well’ in hospital, his grandson says.
Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:5AM
Southern African leaders have called on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to extend a July 31 deadline to hold general elections.
Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:48AM
Egypt is cutting off all diplomatic relations with Syria and closing the Syrian Embassy in Cairo, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has announced.
Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:50PM
Heavily-armed gunmen have attacked a checkpoint manned by Egyptian security forces in the volatile Sinai Peninsula, security sources say.
Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:41PM
Egyptian intelligence forces have detained a man on charges of collaboration with Israel’s Mossad secret service for two years.
Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:6AM
Amnesty International says Malian forces are detaining children, who were recruited as soldiers by armed groups during a French-led war on the country, along with adults.
Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:46AM
At least six Libyan soldiers have been killed in the eastern city of Benghazi, where Libyan special forces have clashed with armed protesters after the demonstrators attacked army and police building.
Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:35AM
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s M23 rebels have accused the government in Kinshasa of refusing to negotiate to establish peace in the eastern DRC.
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:43AM
Ninety-three South African soldiers have been disciplined for offenses committed while deployed in a United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:32AM
Ethiopia’s parliament has approved a measure to push ahead with its Nile River dam project, while changing a colonial-era deal that gave Egypt and Sudan majority stake in the great river.
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:5AM
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has announced plans for a nationwide presidential election at the end of July, despite objections from the prime minister.
Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:30AM
South Africa has reached an agreement with Libya to return more than 1 billion US dollars in assets stashed in the country by former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:6PM
Sudan has blamed rebels based in South Sudan for a blast and fire in its Diffra oil field in the disputed Abyei area, claimed by Khartoum and Juba.
Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:37PM
Former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak and his family have agreed to return gifts worth a total of $600,000 they had received illegally from a former minister.
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:14AM
A shooting has taken place near a college in the Nigerien capital city, Niamey, the country’s defense minister says.
Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:51AM
Tuareg rebels in Mali are ready to sign a peace deal with the government, an informed source says.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:4PM
The United Nation has expressed grave concern over the recruitment of child soldiers by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Tue Jun 11, 2013 2:37PM
Egypt's main opposition bloc, the National Salvation Front, has rejected President Mohamed Morsi's call for national unity talks, saying it was “too late” for such negotiations.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:38PM
The United Nations Refugee Agency says fighting in South Sudan's Jonglei State has displaced tens of thousands of people.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:28AM
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has warned Ethiopia “all options are open on the table” to Egypt if the Ethiopian dam over Nile jeopardizes the country’s water security, Press TV reports.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:52AM
Former South African President and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is reportedly still in a critical but stable condition in hospital, receiving intensive care for recurrence of lung infection.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:45AM
A Cairo criminal court has ordered the release of ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak’s sons who are standing trial on corruption charges and illicit gains.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:3AM
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former German diplomat Martin Kobler as his special envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:52PM
Libya is targeted by imperialist efforts to disintegrate the North African country in the absence of unity among Libyan political factions, a political analyst tells Press TV.
Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:12PM
Egyptians plan to stage nationwide demonstrations for and against President Mohamed Morsi on the anniversary of his taking office on June 30th, Press TV reports.
Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:26PM
South Sudan army has urged Sudan to remain committed to their bilateral security pact to avoid outbreak of armed confrontation between the two African nations.
Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:22PM
A court in Cairo has resumed the trial of former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak and his two sons over their involvement in the violent crackdown during the North African country’s 2011 revolution.
Sun Jun 9, 2013 8:8PM
Unidentified armed men have killed a police officer in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula, security officials say.
Sun Jun 9, 2013 6:9PM
Libyan army chief of staff Youssef al-Mangoush has tendered his resignation after deadly unrest killed more than two dozen people in the eastern city of Benghazi.
Sun Jun 9, 2013 2:2AM
Eighteen people have been killed in gun battles between rival militias fighting for control of the Somali port city of Kismayo.
Sat Jun 8, 2013 11:33PM
Nearly 30 people have been killed and several others injured in clashes between protesters and armed militiamen in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, Libyan officials say.
Sat Jun 8, 2013 9:42PM
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has ordered the stoppage of oil transfers through Sudanese territory from South Sudan, saying the government of President Salva Kiir is supporting rebels in Sudan.
Sat Jun 8, 2013 2:37PM
A court in Cairo has postponed the second hearing in the retrial of Egypt’s ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak and his senior officials until next Monday.
Sat Jun 8, 2013 8:22AM
South African President Jacob Zuma's office says former President and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is transferred to hospital, as his lung infection deteriorates.
Sat Jun 8, 2013 7:20AM
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has dismissed calls for early presidential elections.