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BAGHDAD Iraqi forces have captured all of eastern Mosul, dislodging the Daish militants from the last pocket they held east of Tigris river, the defence...

KAMPALA Uganda said on Monday it had returned dozens of former combatants of a Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group to a military camp after...

PORT LOUIS The son of the out-going Mauritius prime minister was appointed as the new premier on Monday, prompting accusations of nepotism and calls for...

DOUALA (Cameroon) A top general in charge of Cameroon’s fight against Boko Haram rebels has died in an accidental helicopter crash on a patrol mission,...

DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania) Tanzania is considering putting a tax on charcoal with the aim of discouraging the use of the fuel, which is a...

MOSUL (Iraq) Iraqi forces used to facing deserted, explosives-rigged streets and booby-trapped buildings are discovering fewer bombs planted by militants in Mosul than in earlier...

BANJUL Gambia’s former leader Yahya Jammeh on Saturday flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African nations to accept...

SYDNEY A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea (PNG) on Sunday, triggering a tsunami alert for several Pacific islands though that was subsequently...

SYDNEY Grieving relatives of MH370 passengers will appeal for the hunt for the missing airliner to continue at a meeting between the Australian and Malaysian...

BANJUL Gambia’s leader Yahya Jammeh said on Saturday he was stepping down under pressure from West African armies which entered the country this week following...