At least six people were killed and scores injured when three gunmen burst into a church on Sunday in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa and opened fire on worshippers.
In an exclusive interview with RFI, an influential African cardinal has urged South Sudan to work hard towards nation building despite recent violent conflict.
The United Nations special rapporteur on Myanmar, Tomás Ojea Quintana, has presented his final report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Four men and three women have been arrested in France suspected of helping aspiring jihadis, some of them teenagers, to go to fight against Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
An Al Qaida-linked website has called for the assassination of President François Hollande and French soldiers because of France's military interventions in Mali and the Central African ...
France's far right is up in arms over President François Hollande's participation in a ceremony honouring Muslims who fought for France during World War I.
French Muslims are taking satirical paper Charlie Hebdo to court for blasphemy over a front page insulting the Koran.
The United Nation’s cultural agency UNESCO has told RFI of an urgent need to preserve the Tomb of Askia in northern Mali before the rainy season starts in June.
The Central African Republic (CAR) is facing "a humanitarian catastrophe of unspeakable proportions", a top UN official has said after visiting the country.
The headlines on the front page of South African financial paper, BusinessDay, would leave you wondering just where the country is headed . . .