A pastor in Zimbabwe who tried replicating the Biblical story of Jesus Christ walking on water has been eaten by crocodiles.
Eighty-three Chibok schoolgirls who were seized three years ago by Boko Haram terrorist group in northern Nigeria have been released from custody, officials declared.
Ten people have been sentenced to death in Egypt for their part in the deaths of more than 70 people at a match between al-Masry and Al Ahly in 2012.
A Nigerian man, who used to be a Muslim preacher, has died at the age of 93 with at least 130 wives.
A young Zambian woman named Charity Mumba has caused a storm on social media, after marrying a “wealthy” 92-year-old white South African man.
In a move to avoid detection, female suicide bombers in Nigeria blow themselves up while carrying babies.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has welcomed a peaceful power transfer in the Gambia hours after the West African country’s former President Yahya Jammeh left the country following 22 years in power.
Iran lost a great revolutionary figure and the Muslim world an astute politician, said the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter to his Iranian counterpart on death of Iran’s ex-president Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans not to visit Israel in order to show solidarity with the people of Palestine.
In separate meetings on Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received the credentials of new ambassadors of Germany, Ecuador, Morocco, and Romania, calling for closer ties with the four states.