Zimbabwe Summons US Envoy Over White House Adviser’s Comment

Zimbabwe has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare to a meeting over comments by a White House official suggesting Zimbabwe is among “foreign adversaries” that could face retaliation for trying to foment unrest in the …

Botswana Elephant Deaths Mystery Deepens as Toll Rises

The mystery surrounding a mass die-off of elephants in Botswana is deepening after initial test results ruled out poisoning and anthrax.

Wildlife officials had earlier ruled out poaching as no ivory had been taken. But …

WHO Confirms New Ebola Outbreak in Northwest DRC

The World Health Organization on Monday confirmed a second outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, just as an initial outbreak appeared to be ending.

At a briefing Monday in …

Cameroon Military Acknowledges Soldiers Arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are …

 Roadside Bomb Blast Kills 9 Near Somali Capital

Somali officials say nine civilians were killed and 10 others were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion outside Mogadishu on Sunday.

The blast from an improvised explosive device hit a bus transporting civilians from Mogadishu …

In Unusual Move, US Embassies in Africa Speak up on Floyd

As Minneapolis burns over the police killing of George Floyd and shock and disappointment in Africa grow, some U.S. embassies on the continent have taken the unusual step of issuing critical statements, saying no one …

Agencies Step Up Aid to Camp Fire Victims in Eastern Nigeria’s Borno State

U.N. and private aid agencies are scaling up assistance to thousands of people who have lost everything in a fire that engulfed their camp in Maiduguri, the capital of eastern Nigeria’s Borno state a week …

World Reacts with Anger, Dismay to US Man’s Death

Protests were held in several cities around the world Saturday, in seeming solidarity with demonstrators in the U.S. over the death of an African American man while in police custody earlier this week.

The U.S. …