NAIROBI (Reuters) - A former World Bank economist whose detention in South Sudan has caused an international outcry was one of seven men charged on Monday with insurgency and sabotage, more than seven months after his arrest.
MORONI (Reuters) - Police in Comoros used tear gas on Monday to disperse demonstrators led by opposition leaders protesting against what they said were fraudulent presidential elections, witnesses said.
DAKAR (Reuters) - Congo's Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1,000 cases, the Health Ministry said on Monday, with a death toll of 629 in the world's second worst ever outbreak.
BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) - Rescuers said they would reach hundreds of people on Monday still stranded more than a week after a powerful cyclone struck Mozambique and swathes of southeast Africa, as roads started to reopen.
BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) - Rescuers said they would reach hundreds of people on Monday still stranded more than a week after a powerful cyclone struck Mozambique and swathes of southeast Africa, as roads started to reopen.
LAGOS (Reuters) - When polo comes to Lagos, the champagne flows and exuberant fashion colours adorn the green fields.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday it would keep close ties with U.S. planemaker Boeing even though questions remained about its 737 MAX 8 model, after a crash shortly after take off this month killed 157 people.
ADDIS ABABA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Boeing Co will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed confidence in the planemaker despite a recent crash.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said on Monday the airline would work with investigators in Ethiopia, the United States and elsewhere "to figure out what went wrong with flight 302".
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least 110 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack in recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.