Ethiopia base in Somalia attacked by al-Shabab

By BBC. Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it has killed 60 Ethiopian soldiers in an attack on an African Union base in central Somalia. The AU mission (Amisom) says it repulsed the attack, killing 110...

Somalia’s Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo chosen as president

By BBC Somalia's MPs have elected a Somali-US national as the country's new president in a vote held in an aircraft hangar. Ex-Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed beat President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a surprise...

ANC Veteran calls on Zuma to resign

  By BBC A South African anti-apartheid veteran has called on President Jacob Zuma to resign following a scandal over improper spending at his private home. Ahmed Kathrada, who was jailed alongside Nelson Mandela, said that Mr...

Powerful typhoon heads towards Manila

By BBC Powerful typhoon Nock-Ten is continuing to batter the Philippines, as it heads towards the area around the heavily-populated capital Manila. Civil defence officials have been put on "red alert", as the storm is due...

Macron warning on Africa migrant centres

French President Emmanuel Macron has told the BBC that EU plans to create migrant processing centres in North Africa will not work unless the process is led by those countries. Speaking during a visit to...

French embassy in Ouagadougou attacked

Gunmen have launched twin attacks in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, against the French embassy and army headquarters. Eight security personnel and eight attackers were killed in the fighting while 80 people including civilians,...

China calls on N Korea to suspend nuclear tests

By BBC China has proposed that North Korea suspend its tests of missile and nuclear technology to "defuse a looming crisis". Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that in exchange, the US and South Korea could halt...

Manus Island: Police enter former Australia-run asylum centre

Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a former Australian-run detention centre in a bid to get asylum seekers who remain there to leave. Hundreds of men have refused to leave the Manus Island...

Zuma: ANC not bound to elect deputy as leader

By Reuters South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is not bound by tradition to elect its deputy as leader, President Jacob Zuma said in an interview broadcast on Sunday, dismissing labour unions' endorsement of Cyril...

Brussels raid manhunt enters second day

By BBC Belgian police are hunting for suspects for a second day after a deadly anti-terror raid in Brussels, linked to November's jihadist attacks in Paris. A man armed with a Kalashnikov was shot dead and...
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