A 9-year-old girl has died from suspected Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in the central district of Nakaseke, in Uganda, a health official has stated.
One of the largest diamonds ever found has been unearthed at a mine in Lesotho, southern Africa, and has an estimated value of $40m.
Protesters targeted six branches of the store in Gauteng province, South Africa, throwing clothes and tearing down shelves.
Menstruating girls banned from crossing River Ofin in the Upper Denkyira East district of Ghana by 'powerful river god.'
They face dangers ranging from losing their footing on steep drops, being struck by falling rocks or succumbing to temperatures as low as minus 9C (15°F)
Boy walking home from shopping trip set upon by pair who beat and robbed him in Spanish enclave of Cueta.
Anti-government rallies to protest against severe austerity measures and economic hardship have been swelling across Tunisia.
Despite high-profile adoptions by likes of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, system can be easily infiltrated by child traffickers, warn rights groups.
In recent days, violent protests over price hikes have left one person dead and raised fears of broader unrest in the country that was the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
A pregnant woman raped and sexually assaulted at knifepoint left one of her attackers "severely injured" after biting his penis during the attack in front of her five-year-old son.
Men who robbed a house 22 miles north of Durban in South Africa have made off with cash and four mobile phones. Victims were tied up and locked in a bedroom while the thieves tore a safe from the wall.
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Four hundred protesters march through streets of Sennar to demonstrate against sharp hike in price of bread.
An estimated 5,500 Nigerians are set to be flown back in the next three weeks after they spent months or years in cruel living conditions in Libyan detention centres.