Gunmen attacked the convoy of South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Gai on Tuesday, wounding three of his bodyguards, a government official said.
South African President Jacob Zuma made a hasty exit from a May Day rally on Monday after the crowd of workers that he was due to address became rowdy, with some booing and chanting slogans against him.
Pope Francis on Friday paid tribute to victims of recent suicide bombings at Coptic churches in Egypt.
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo on Friday hoping to mend ties with Islamic religious leaders just as Egypt’s ancient Christian community faces unprecedented pressure from Islamic State militants who have threatened to wipe it out.
President Edgar Lungu of Zambia on Friday threatened to declare a state of emergency if people do not stop setting ablaze public properties in the wake of the arrest of the country’s leading opposition leader.
The right won by Nigeria to host the United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference in 2018 has been described as “a global endorsement of programmes and efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration”.
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa on Wednesday celebrated his 75th birthday with a pledge to win the fight against racism.
Tight security measures were imposed in Egypt on Monday following twin bombings at Coptic Christian churches that killed dozens and were claimed by Islamic State.
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Friday warned of pyramid schemes in the country masquerading as savings and credit societies.
Gambian President Adama Barrow’s United Democratic Party (UDP) has won Thursday’s parliamentary election, taking 31 seats in the 53-member parliament, the electoral commission announced Friday.