Eight migrants die in Mediterranean: aid group

Eight migrants died in the Mediterranean and 375 were rescued from small boats on Tuesday, aid group Proactiva Open Arms said. More than 2,200 people...

Kenya Decides: BBC Africa presents special election coverage

With coverage across many outlets and languages, BBC Africa is keeping audiences across the continent and beyond updated with everything they need to know...

Somaliland secures record $442m foreign investment deal

(CNN)The unrecognized nation of Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region of Somalia, has secured its largest ever foreign investment deal. Dubai-based development firm DP World will pump $442...

Al-Shabab Ambush Kills 18 AU Troops in Somalia

At least 18 African Union troops were killed in a deadly ambush in the Lower Shabelle region by al-Shabab militants, officials and security sources...

China Sends Anti-Piracy Mission Ship To Djibouti Base

China has refuted ‘Western media reports’ on the Djibouti military base as a prejudice against Beijing and has said that the two ships carrying...

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of forcing it to surrender sovereignty

Qatar’s neighbours have described its response to a list of demands as not serious and said they will continue their blockade of the tiny,...

Djibouti asks AU to deploy observers along its disputed border with Eritrea

Djibouti has asked the African Union to deploy observers along its disputed border with Eritrea after Qatar withdrew its peace-keeping troops two weeks ago,...

Eritrea-Djibouti border tensions: UN, IGAD join de-escalation calls

The United Nations (UN) has urged Horn of Africa neighbours – Eritrea and Djibouti, to peacefully resolve a border dispute that is threatening the...

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