By Cecile Mantovani
African Union troops are launching an operation to wipe out Al-Shabab militants from southern Somalia. On Monday, reports said soldiers from Amisom — the African Union mission in Somalia — were seen patrolling roads near the capital.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Africa’s mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, a study showed on Monday, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of high-speed
By Ulf Laessing
By Stephen Eisenhammer LUANDA (Reuters) – Angolans voted in a parliamentary election on Wednesday expected to usher in the ruling party’s defense minister as the first new leader for 38 years.
LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has kept a low profile since his grand return from sick leave on Saturday.
FREETOWN (Reuters) – Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week’s devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city’s chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.
By Christo Johnson FREETOWN, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Burials began on Thursday for 300 people killed in Sierra Leone’s mudslide while the search went on for hundreds of others still missing.
An Italian Navy vessel begins maintenance work on Libyan Coast Guard ships. As part of a deal, Italy is providing technical and logistical assistance to Libya. The agreement aims to reduce Italy’s inflow of migrants coming from the North African country.