Sunday, Mar 18, 2018 | Last Update : 05:01 PM IST


In embattled central Africa, militia men have raped over 300 in 2018 alone

The hospital at Bossangoa has treated 56 rape victims since September, up from 13 in the previous eight months, MSF said.

09 Mar 2018 7:24 PM

Al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for Burkina Faso attacks

Alakhbar reported that attacks were carried out in response to the killing of one of JNIM's leaders, Mohamed Hacen al-Ancari.

04 Mar 2018 10:00 AM

Hours into brain surgery, Kenyan doctors realise operating on wrong patient

The scandal, which prompted an outpouring of horror on social media, is the latest drama to hit Kenyatta National Hospital in recent weeks.

03 Mar 2018 9:46 AM

110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: Nigerian Govt

The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.

26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM

ISIS-linked Indian-origin woman, partner, abduct British couple, held

Fatima Patel and her partner also face charges of robbery and theft after they went on a spending spree using the couples' credit cards.

26 Feb 2018 9:07 AM

More than 100 girls are missing, possibly abducted, after Boko Haram attacks school

Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a support group after Monday’s raid.

24 Feb 2018 5:27 PM

War in S Sudan: Eye gouging, teen forced to have sex with grand mom

Untold tens of thousands have been killed in South Sudan since the conflict erupted in December 2013.

23 Feb 2018 6:24 PM

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as new S African prez after Zuma’s resignation

Ramaphosa was elected unopposed in the National Assembly Thursday afternoon.

15 Feb 2018 6:41 PM

South African President Jacob Zuma resigns under pressure from ANC

Zuma railed against the ANC for 'recalling' him from office and threatening to oust him via a parliament no-confidence vote due on Thursday.

15 Feb 2018 8:33 AM

SA crisis: Zuma refuses to quit, Guptas raided

The raid marked a dramatic escalation in the pressure on Mr Zuma.

15 Feb 2018 2:12 AM