At least six people were killed and dozens more injured when a four-story building under construction collapsed in eastern Rwanda.
Three killed and an unknown number feared trapped after a four-storey building under construction collapsed in Rwanda.
A video of a tourist charging toward an elephant has caused many to marvel at his stupidity.
There are 'no Angelina Jolies' in the Rwandan slum where an Invercargill midwife works.
An expatriate returns to Zimbabwe to look for her childhood friend and record the country’s plight.
Editor of the newspaper charged with publishing falsehoods, an offence which carries a maximum 20-year jail term
Egyptian authorities say their PM is safe after his convoy was fired upon in Cairo.
South African official suspended after a plane chartered for a wedding used an Air Force base without permission.
Gunmen in pick-up trucks have surrounded Libya's Ministry of Justice to make demands on the government.
Footage of an ailing Nelson Mandela raises more concerns about the anti-apartheid icon's health.
Fighting between military and Islamic extremists kills at least 185 people in a Nigerian fishing community.
How could poachers kill an elephant just five kilometres from the main safari highway?
The retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak collapsed when the presiding judge withdrew from the case, causing an indefinite adjournment that sparked anger.
The International Monetary Fund officially recognized the Somali government on Friday, ending a 22-year hiatus.
French military forces launch a fresh offensive against jihadists in the northern Malian region of Gao.
Tunisian woman fears for her life and goes into hiding owing to a backlash to her topless protest photos.
One person was killed and over 80 wounded in secterian clashes at a cathedral in central Cairo.
CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA - AP
Nelson Mandela is out of hospital following treatment for pneumonia, the presidency said in news that cheered South Africans.
Bassem Youssef - aka Egypt's Jon Stewart - is back on the air poking fun at his incarceration.
MATTHEW LEE - AP
US officials say the Obama administration will offer up to US$5 million in rewards for information leading to the capture of Lord's Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony.
Family counts blessings after superbug scare (graphic content)