Among those rescued from the drifting boat by the Cypriot coast guard were 37 children, 14 women and 32 men, said police. All were said to be in good health....
Without a strong challenger for the top post, Fonseca swept to victory in the October 2 poll with almost three-quarters of the vote.
AMISOM said it was investigating the incident.
Surveying the chaos in the north African country five years on, with rival authorities and factions vying for power, many now concede a disastrous lack...
Kabila was due to step down at the end of 2016 to make way for the vote this year.
South Sudan descended into war in December 2013 after Kiir accused his former deputy Machar of plotting a coup.
Political tension has been mounting over President Joseph Kabila's apparent bid to cling to power.
Attacks expose the weak position of the African continent with regards to strategies of combating terrorism
Up to 30 African heads of state and government are expected to attend the gathering, whose full title is the AU Extraordinary Summit on Maritime Security...
Buhari's wife Aisha Buhari told the BBC in an interview that she may not back him at the next election if he fails to shake up his government.
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