Fighting is intensifying between the UN-backed government in the capital Tripoli and self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA) led by military strongman Khalifa Hafter.
This edition of Africa Today reviews the case of Nigeria's imprisoned Shia leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
For weeks, thousands of Algerians have been protesting and calling for the end of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s rule.
According to UN Panel report oil companies may be complicit in atrocities in South Sudan.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has threatened to take international action over recent allegations that Angola has expelled over 300,000 illegal migrants.
Is the US fighting extremism in Somalia or fueling it?
This edition of Africa Today reviews US First Lady Melania Trump's recent visit to Africa and her main intentions.
Ethiopia has been praised for its progress in human rights since the election of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Will US militarization in Tunisia escalate terrorism in Africa?
This edition of Africa Today is about the situation of Sheikh Zakzaky 1000 days after his detention along his wife.
The specter of Britain's Theresa May visiting some of Africas most influential leaders may be a turning point.
Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned the latest bloodshed as ‘deeply unfortunate’ in a muted statement after more violence rocked Africa’s most populous country.
As the summer season approaches in Europe, thousands will attempt to make the dangerous crossing via the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa and the Middle East.
Sheikh Zakzaky has suddenly been deceitfully accused of murder by the Nigerian government under the influence of Saudi Arabia.
The battle for the dusty market town of Badme that bordered both nations was the spark that erupted a simmering feud into full on bloody warfare in east Africa.
The military deal between the US and Ghana comes amid escalation of AFRICOM’s military offensive in West Africa.
As the political instability and crisis in the Persian Gulf grows, there are genuine fears that regional politics could have even more of a crippling impact on the countries in the Horn of Africa.
One person has been reportedly killed and several others injured after members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clashed with the police in the capital Abuja.
The attack by suicide bombers in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri - capital of Borno State - was a tragedy for the area hardest hit by the Boko Haram terrorist group.
Zimbabwe's economy faces deep structural problems reflected in its high public debt, the large informal economy, weak domestic demand and the lack of local and international investor confidence.
Held on March 7, these are the fourth elections since the end of the civil war in 2002 and the first since the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.
Rights groups have long criticized Ethiopia's government as repressive and undemocratic.
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have reportedly set up a joint fund worth more than $10 billion to develop a megacity and business zone planned to be built by Riyadh on more than 1,000 square kilometers of land in the southern Sinai Peninsula.
More than six million people, up about 40 percent from a year ago, in South Sudan are at threat without aid, according to the report released by the United Nations and South Sudan’s government.
This edition of the program is about the situation in Mali.
According to SABC report, Zuma had agreed to step down, adding that the only sticking point was who would communicate the decision: government or the ANC.
This edition of Africa Today focuses on tensions in Kenya following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s shutdown of private TV stations for covering a mock presidential inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Kabila’s refusal to step down at the end of his mandate in December 2016 has triggered a series of street protests in which scores have been killed in Kinshasa.
US diplomats in South Africa and Ghana have been called into government offices for formal protests against Trump's comments, after similar protests by several other African countries.
Nigeria's security forces have attacked members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, protesting the continued incarceration of their leader.
The West African leaders have expressed disappointment at the inhumane treatment being meted out to African refugees in Libya.
This edition of Africa Today reviews the biggest African stories of 2017 to see which event will shape 2018 for Africa the most.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress Party, known as the ANC, is due to decide who will replace President Jacob Zuma as the party's next leader.
The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be launched against militants who killed at least 15 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.
South Sudan says former military chief of staff Paul Malong has been released from house arrest on humanitarian grounds and flown to Kenya for medical treatment.
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has repeatedly petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari to release its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, his wife, Zeenah, and several hundreds of other members from detention.
Tanzania has threatened to disband an opposition-led municipal council if it continued to defy the government and maintain membership in a global initiative aimed at creating more open government.
This edition of Africa Today discusses the aftermath of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s house arrest, which some describe as a military coup.
The prolonged election standoff in Kenya is undermining its reputation as one of Africa’s top investment destinations.
This edition of the program is about the economy of Gabon.
This edition of the program is about refugee crisis in Libya and Europe’s irresponsibility.
This program asks if Somalia's worst terror attack will attract US intrusion.
The United States Army’s top officer says it is likely to “increase” its train, advise and assist (TAA) missions after the death of four soldiers in Niger.
This edition of the program is about the situation in CAR.
Algeria’s prime minister has laid out a sweeping plan to plug the budget deficit that would include direct borrowing from the central bank.
This edition of the program is about Mali and the status of France in that country.
This edition of the program is about Tunisia and Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's new government.
After the shocking Supreme Court ruling ordering a re-run of the disputed presidential elections Kenyan politics is at the crossroads.
This edition of the program is about US continued interventions in Somalia.
This edition of the program is about Nigerian president’s call on his people to stay united and not to break up.
This edition of the program is about Nelson Mandela’s grandson call on South African government to cut all ties with Israel.
This edition of the program is about the situation in Derna, northeastern Libya, which is under siege by the Libyan National Army (LNA).
This edition of the program is about recent reports about the torture and murder of detainees at a Cameroonian military base hosting US troops.
Libya's status as a failed state will be compounded unless the warring factions can honor an initial agreement and implement a ceasefire following a new, tentative deal.
This edition of the program is about Cairo’s alliance with Saudi Arabia in regional crises despite the security problems inside the country.
This edition of the program is about the case of Nigerian Shia leader Sheikh Zakzaky who has been held in custody for 18 months now.
This edition of the program is about US drone strikes in Somalia and Al-Shabab’s continued terrorism.
This edition of the program is about the border dispute between Eretria and Djibouti after Qatari peacekeeping forces withdrew from the area.
This edition of the program talks about Boko Haram terror threats in Nigeria and the inability of the government to contain the Takfiri group.
This edition of the program is about the release of Saif al-Islam, Gaddafi’s son.
This edition of the program is about the protests in Morocco.
This edition of the program is about the phony narrative by the West on resource-rich Africa, which it tries to portray as poor and in need of help.
This edition of 'African Today' tells the story of refugees who cross the Mediterranean to Europe in search of safety and prosperity.
Even a 5 million dollar bounty on Joseph Kony's head and the tag as one of the first people indicted at the ICC for crimes against humanity has not ensured his capture.
This edition of the program is about the humanitarian crisis in Somalia.
This edition of the program is about the ongoing violence in DRC.
This edition of the program is about Nigerian government brutal evictions of a community.
This edition of the program is about the refugees who risk their lives in the Mediterranean and end up in slave markets.
The Boko Haram Takfiri terror group has kidnapped nearly two dozen girls and women in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria.
Why has South Sudan multiplied the cost of feeding its starving by 100?
The US is funding security operatives in Kenya in what it claims is an effort to combat the spread of terrorism in the country.
A report issued by United International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that refugees in Libya, mainly women and children, have been victims of abuse, including beatings, rapes and starvation, while living in "hellholes."
This edition of Africa Today is about the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from the British rule.
Police in South Africa have used rubber bullets, stun grenades, and tear gas to scatter people clashing at rival rallies by locals and refugees.
This edition of the program is about the dire humanitarian situation in South Sudan, which is grappling with a severe food crisis.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is facing one of the most significant challenges of his administration.