Benin is the ninth African country to restrict internet access this year, in a trend that makes it more difficult for journalists to do their work
Battles surrounding the Libyan capital intensify as airstrikes hit the city
'I remember him as being a fearless journalist who will tell the truth as it is, regardless of what the consequences (are),' says Chaplain Kara Yokoju, head of development communications at the University of Juba
Nearly 200,000 people are in danger in the northern city of Pemba
FIFA said the investigation centred around matches which convicted Singapore-based match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal attempted to manipulate for betting purposes.
In neighbouring Zimbabwe, where hundreds died in heavy rains following Cyclone Idai, the civil protection department sent out a warning that some areas near the eastern border with Mozambique could be affected by the cyclone.
One sibling had links with Islamist extremists; Islamic State takes responsibility for attack
More than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa's eastern coast, authorities say
The impeachment debate, which is raging among Democrats nationwide, played out on national television Monday as five 2020 hopefuls representing different wings of the party addressed young voters in first-in-the-nation primary state New Hampshire
Storm is forming in Indian Ocean as parts of southeastern Africa are still rebuilding from destruction left by Cyclone Idai
The sentences were carried out in Riyadh, the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina, central Qassim province and Eastern Province, home to the country's Shiite minority
Denis Hayes said people around the world are demanding change, especially the young, and that makes him hopeful