Tanzania deploys army to buy cashew nuts from farmers amid price row

President orders increase in cost to protect country’s most valuable export crop


‘Thousands reported’ as Tanzania calls public to join anti-gay push

Committee will scour internet to identify videos featuring supposedly gay content and warned citizens to delete ‘sex pictures’ on phones

Ethiopia appoints Sahle-Work Zewde as first female president

Ethiopian prime minister 'sets the standards' in a 'patriarchal society'  


Uganda landslide kills at least 34 people following torrential rains

People and livestock swept away by boulders and chunks of mud rolling down hills near Mount Elgon


World’s first test tube lions raise hopes for endangered big cats

IVF treatment was used to impregnate mother of cubs Viktor and Isabel