The move comes as security continues to deteriorate in the capital
An exiled former Rwandan intelligence chief has been found murdered in a Johannesburg hotel room.
Two bombers among dead after police shoot and kill attackers as they try to make their way into the hotel
Area police chief says 'it cannot be anything else but a terrorist attack'
Hopes of an end to hostilities in South Sudan were raised on Friday when the government agreed to a ceasefire.
Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region today as African leaders tried to advance peace talks between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup in the world’s newest country.
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Reports have moved the UN to action as tensions between ethnic Dinka and Nuer in the world’s newest nation escalate
Together we can not only do something to stop the slaughter of these animals, but also help those whose lives are being blighted by this unfolding crisis
The alleged victim remains in police custody after telling a radio station she had been sexually assaulted and held captive overnight
The 65-year-old from Kent faces ‘mob vigilantism’ and death threats after film of him having sex with another man were stolen from his home
The country's spectacular turnaround has surprised even the most knowledgeable of DRC observers and analysts
The double Olympic gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie broke the course record to win Sunday’s Great Scottish Run half-marathon in Glasgow.
Update: Despite reports last night from US officials that the target had died during heavy gunfire, it has now been confirmed that he survived the attack
Major Emmanuel Chirchir, spokesman for the Kenya Defence Forces has identified four men as gunmen in the attacks
Religious riots sparked by the murder of a popular Islamist cleric have left four protesters dead in Mombasa, setting the city on edge two weeks after Islamist militants killed dozens of people in an audacious terror attack on a Nairobi shopping centre.