Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte’s hold on Senate

Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether...

Nigerian police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some of the women say officers...

In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled...

French hostage says ordeal in Burkina Faso was ‘hell’

A French hostage in Burkina Faso, freed in an overnight rescue this week in which two soldiers were killed, described the experience as "hell." Laurent...

As Europe grapples with Brexit, the African Union seeks a more United States of...

Since the United Kingdom voted for Brexit three years ago, the European Union has been struggling to work out a structure for its future...

People who tried to get fuel from an overturned tanker in Niger are among...

An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned,...

South Africa is the world’s most unequal country. 25 years of freedom have failed...

More than two decades have passed since South Africa overhauled a racist regime designed to keep the country's black population under the thumb of...

These women got married. But it wasn’t for love

After leaving her husband, Boke Chaha, 25, married a widow. But it wasn't for love. "I was over men," said Chaha, a member of the...

Venezuela’s Leopoldo Lopez says he met generals during house arrest

Leading Venezuelan opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez claims he met high-ranking members of the Venezuelan security services while under house arrest. Speaking to journalists at the...

The man who plays the saxophone without the instrument

Tosan Arugba plays the saxophone almost note perfect --- but he plays it differently from how you might expect. The 31-year-old has been dubbed the...

Save the Children says its running out of aid money to help Mozambique recover...

International charity Save the Children says it is running out of money to help thousands of survivors in cyclone-weary Mozambique and has launched an...

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