Reuters (UK)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 06:22
A U.S. aid agency has cancelled nearly $500 million (350.17 million pounds) of funding for Tanzania after disputed elections in the Zanzibar archipelago of the east African country.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 06:14
Nigeria has accused 300 firms and individuals, including army officers, of embezzling 48 billion naira (170.9 million pounds) through overpaid defence contracts or fraud, the presidency said on Thursday in a widening a crackdown on graft.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 06:16
Unidentified gunmen attacked a hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Monday that had been converted into a base for a European Union military training mission in the West African nation.
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 07:27
Dozens of United Nations international staffers pulled out of their Western Sahara mission on Sunday after Morocco demanded they leave because of Ban Ki-Moon’s remarks about the disputed territory, Morocco’s state news agency and a source said.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 06:30
When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari came to power a year ago, the former military leader vowed to rid the West African country of corruption that costs the economy billions of dollars annually. Now, his administration may have uncovered the biggest case of graft to date, with a report out this week revealing missing revenues from the state's nationalized oil company totaling $16 billion.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:14
The European Union has suspended direct financial support for the Burundian government after concluding that it had not done enough to find a political solution to conflict that has so far cost more than 400 lives.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 06:20
China hinted on Tuesday that it was planning more global bases following the setting up of its logistics centre in Djibouti, what the Horn of African country's government calls a military facility that will be China's first overseas.
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 06:16
Cameroon's army has killed 92 members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram and freed 850 villagers in a joint operation with Nigerian forces, the government of Cameroon says.
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 06:54
The U.S. government needs to improve and accelerate its process for approving foreign arm sales, Senator John McCain said Thursday, warning that U.S. firms were losing billions of dollars of potential orders to countries like Russia.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 06:22
China has begun construction of a logistics base in Djibouti, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday, what the Horn of African country's government calls a military facility that will be China's first overseas.