Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion…

Kenya to open $1bn Chinese-built railway line

The second phase of Kenya's new railway line, connecting the capital Nairobi to the Rift Valley…

Tunisia election: Kais Saied to become president

Retired academic Kais Saied is set to become Tunisia's next president after a landslide victory in…

DR Congo cargo plane crashes

It has been confirmed that a cargo plane that had gone missing has crashed in the…

Uganda plans death penalty for homosexuals

Uganda's gay community held their first gay pride march in August 2014 after the court annulled…

Tunisia presidential candidate Nabil Karoui: released from jail

A Tunisian court has released a presidential candidate days before he is due to stand in…