NAIROBI (Reuters) - The black box from the Ethiopian Airplanes plane that crashed on Sunday in Ethiopia has not yet left the country though it will be sent abroad for analysis, an Ethiopian Airlines spokesman said on Tuesday.
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's ruling party took a close lead in elections for powerful state governors on Tuesday, although the final results hang in the balance as seven races were declared inconclusive or suspended.
WASHINGTON/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation regulator said on Tuesday it would not ground Boeing Co 737 MAX planes after a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people, bucking a trend of countries around the world that have suspended the aircraft's operations.
ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain joined a growing wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump waded into the debate over modern airplane design following a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's president signed on Tuesday a long-awaited petroleum bill into law to regulate oil exploration and production and outlining how revenues will be shared between the government, local communities and companies.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Thousands protested across Algeria on Tuesday, demanding immediate political changes a day after ailing President Abelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power but stopped short of stepping down.
ADDIS ABABA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and Australia became the latest nations to suspend Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday, while identification of the Ethiopian Airlines crash's 157 victims dragged and black box recorders were yet to yield the cause.
HARARE (Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday his country was ready to help Zimbabwe's economic revival, but within its means, and urged foreign donors to support a country whose economy has been squeezed by a severe dollar crunch.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - A veteran Algerian diplomat and protest groups will join a conference planning the country's future after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika yielded to mass demonstrations and agreed not to run again, a government source said on Tuesday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The deaths of at least 535 men, women and children in fighting between two communities in Democratic Republic of Congo in December may amount to crimes against humanity, a The U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Families of those killed aboard Ethiopia Airlines flight 302 must wait at least five days to begin receiving some victims' remains, the company said on Tuesday, though the identification of others is expected to take much longer.
GENEVA (Reuters) - A deadly form of plague has broken out on Uganda's border with Democratic Republic of Congo and several people are thought to have died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
BISSAU (Reuters) - A man arrested in Guinea Bissau last week following the seizure of nearly 800 kg of cocaine from a fish truck is an adviser to the speaker in Niger's parliament, judicial police in Guinea Bissau said on Monday.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday, bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20-year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by an old guard.
DJIBOUTI/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday sought to reassert the importance of France in its former colony Djibouti with Paris increasingly fearing China's muscular role in Africa as it expands economic and military influence across the continent.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in and out of Changi airport on Tuesday, and Indonesia and China grounded their fleets of the U.S. planemaker' s latest model after it suffered a second fatal crash in less than five months.