At least 19 people were killed in eastern South Africa on Sunday when an overloaded minibus lost control and rolled down a steep embankment, according to local government officials.
Lebanese authorities were tracking four men accused of plotting to bring down a passenger plane in Sydney for more than a year, Lebanon's Interior Minister has confirmed.
The wife of Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has returned home from South Africa despite calls for her to be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.
Nairobi- The Kenyan military on Sunday told residents who live close to Boni forest along the Kenyan coast to vacate the area within 48 hours in preparation for a heavy bombardment planned to wipe out al-Shabaab militants hiding within.
The motive for the referee’s murder was not clear and so far no-one has claimed responsibility.
 At least six people were injured following a roadside landmine explosion outside a restaurant in Somali capital Mogadishu's Wardhigley district Thursday evening.
Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates.
WILLMAR – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations wants a western Minnesota man charged with a hate crime after an incident at a farmers market last weekend.
One person was shot dead and another injured in a drive by shooting in Mogadishu's Hodan district Tuesday, police said.
MORE than 200 people have died after raging outbreaks of cholera and measles in drought-stricken Somalia.