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Cuban doctors abducted in Kenya

Unidentified gunmen abducted two Cuban doctors and killed a police officer near Kenya’s border with Somalia, television broadcaster KTN News and the Daily Nation...

Beira returning to life post-Idai

Almost a month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the south-east African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port Beira are “returning to life” as...

Eight arrests in connection with Uganda kidnap

Uganda arrested eight local people suspected of involvement in kidnapping an American tourist and her guide last week, government said. Kimberley Sue Endecott (35) and...

Tripoli residents flee fighting

Eastern-based forces battled troops loyal to the Tripoli government on the outskirts of Libya’s capital as thousands of residents fled the fighting. The Libyan National...

ISS: Heroin use is shooting up in South Africa

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Research has found widespread and problematic use of heroin in South Africa’s small towns, big cities and rural areas. The illicit trade in the...

North Sinai bomb attack

Seven people including four police personnel died when a suicide bomber targeted police near a market in the North Sinai town Sheikh Zuweid, Egypt’s...

Suspects arrested in connection with Uganda kidnapping

Uganda said suspects were arrested in connection with last week’s kidnapping of an American tourist and her tour guide in a national park while...

Seven dead in Sudan protests

Six people were killed in the Sudanese capital Khartoum during protests on Saturday and Sunday and another died in Darfur, the interior minister told...

Abducted American tourist released after “settlement”

An American tourist and her guide abducted in Uganda last week were released after a “negotiated settlement” with the kidnappers, the firm organising her...

Idai death toll is 847

Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. As of Monday, at...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...