WHILE nations like Ivory Coast, Kenya and South Africa have well-equipped hospitals with specialist units and high-tech labs, vast expanses of the continent remain health care deserts
Scores of people including 57 children have died of hunger or disease in a camp for demobilised rebels in the DR Congo, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, accusing the government of "criminal negligence"
Women activists have been asked to form an organized front to advocate for their causes other than having several voices speaking differently.
South Sudanese lawmakers have proposed granting security forces the ability to make "virtually unrestricted powers of arrest" in the war-torn nation, Amnesty International warned Wednesday, calling a bill under debate "flawed".
The NRM Parliamentary caucus vice chairperson, David Bahati says ex-Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi is not fit to continue serving as NRM secretary general.
The former prime minister, Amama Mbabazi, praised his successor Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. Here is his speech.
Egypt and Libya plunged in an annual ranking of good governance in Africa whose publishers also warned the raging Ebola epidemic
Sierra Leone's government was forced to issue a statement on Tuesday denying that Ebola had been defeated, after hundreds to took to the streets in provincial towns to celebrate what they thought was the end of the epidemic.
As they gather in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca for the annual hajj, some pilgrims have denounced atrocities by Islamic State group jihadists as "a virus" threatening the world.
Government security agencies have intercepted a communication from terrorists in Uganda to an al-Qaeda cell in Maghreb, North Africa, requesting for help to bomb Luzira Prisons to free eight terror suspects who are on remand in connection with the July 11, 2010 Kampala twin bombings, the Police hav