A Muslim cleric was at the forefront in the fight against the radicalisation of youths in Kenya has been shot dead in Mombasa. more

10 Jun 2014 00:00 Kenya

Travel agents Thomson and First Choice have cancelled all flights to Mombasa until October. more

16 May 2014 10:30 Kenya

The United Nations (UN) Security Council has agreed to a French proposal of a12,600-member peace-keeping force in Mali that will be authorised "to use all necessary means" to protect civilians and cultural artefacts. more

27 Apr 2013 00:00 Mali

A car bomb exploded outside the French Embassy in Tripoli injuring two French security guards and a Libyan girl. The blast was so powerful it blew the front wall off the diplomatic mission. more

24 Apr 2013 00:00 Libya

French and Malian troops claim to have restored government control over Timbuktu including the airport, the latest gain in the drive to remove al-Qaeda allied fighters. more

28 Jan 2013 20:00 News