Madagascar MPs vote to impeach President Rajaonarimampianina

Madagascar MPs vote to impeach President Rajaonarimampianina

Parliamentarians in Madagascar have voted to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina.

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Ethiopia in first vote since  Zenawi's death

Ethiopia in first vote since Zenawi's death

Ethiopians are voting for a new parliament in the first election since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in 2012.The current parliament has only one opposition MP - and Mr Zenawi's successor Hailemariam Desalegn is expected to hold on to power.

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 Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death

Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death

An Egyptian court has pronounced death sentences on ousted president Mohammed Morsi and more than 100 other people over a mass prison break in 2011.

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Nigerian troops accused of killing civilians in Plateau state

Nigerian troops accused of killing civilians in Plateau state

Community leaders in central Nigeria have accused government troops of killing dozens of civilians and burning villages following the deaths of six soldiers at the hands of tribesmen.

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Brig General Hashim Mbita dies

Brig General Hashim Mbita dies

Dar es Salaam: Hashim Mbita, a Tanzanian army general and the icon of the southern Africa liberation struggle, died at the age of 74 on Sunday after a long illness.

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