The new head of South Sudan’s Football Association Francis Amin believes he can use the game to unite a fractured nation.
South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation gripped by civil war, has cancelled its official independence day celebrations for the second year running.
Congolese say Joseph Kabila is no longer the legitimate president of the DRC.
Fresh clashes between government troops and a militia in Nord-Kivu province in the troubled east of DRC have left two soldiers and four fighters dead, says the army.
Egyptian police say they foiled a church bombing by arresting a cell including the would-be attackers, two months after suicide bombers killed dozens of church goers in two attacks.
Guinea international Abdoul Camara joins French side Guingamp on a two-year deal, a day after parting company with English club Derby County.
Egypt’s president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
A special advisor to United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged Congolese authorities to pare back their military presence in the restive Kasai region following an explosion of deadly violence in recent months.
The debris of the jihadist attack is still scattered for all to see: broken tea cups, charred mobile phones and upended chairs strew the once idyllic surrounds of this Malian ecolodge following last Sunday’s violence.
The cemetery for South Sudanese refugees lies between two streams that flood when the rains come, leaving debris scattered across the otherwise unmarked graves.
Mozambican officials have launched an investigation after an audit raised questions over $500 million of secret government loans, the country’s prosecutor’s office has said.
The Islamic State group had claimed responsibility for the two church bombings in April and one in December that killed more than seventy people.
[Algerie Presse Service] Lome (Togo) -African heads of State and Government have adopted, Saturday in Lomé, the African Union Charter on the Maritime Security, Safety and Development during the AU Extraordinary Summit.
Sierra Leone’s Alhaji Kamara, who was diagnosed with a serious heart condition in 2015, is joining Saudi Arabian top flight league club Al-Taawoun FC.
The international community has pledged $358 million at a fundraising summit to help Uganda tackle the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis, falling well short of expectations.
South Sudan split with Sudan on July 9, 2011 but has been engulfed by civil war since 2013.
Fifa brings forward a reconciliation meeting for Cameroon football stakeholders to 10 July in Guinea as it aims to settle problems within the Cameroon Federation.