Striking doctors in Zimbabwe marched to parliament on Thursday to protest the disappearance of their union leader and press the government to increase their pay after a court ruled that police should not interfere with the march.
In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from pangolins, a shy mammal prized in Asia for its use in medicines.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the South African government for its efforts in dealing with the recent violent attacks on foreign nationals.
Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the disappearance of their union leader.
A fire at an Islamic school in Liberia has killed at least 27 children, police said on Wednesday.
Hundreds of Algerians marched on Tuesday against an election called for December, chanting “we will not vote until the regime men are removed”.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the special envoys he has sent to different African countries are being warmly received.
Former African National Congress (ANC) President Thabo Mbeki says Zimbabwe had to delay its land reform processes back in 1990 at least for a decade so that the ANC could successfully negotiate with the apartheid government in South Africa.
Tunisia's electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sunday's presidential election, beating veteran political leaders to advance to a second-round runoff.
45 African researchers from 12 countries have been selected to participate in a career development program for innovative research and solutions to help African farmers adapt to climate change.
Two independent candidates are leading the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, according to latest official results released on Monday.
The three countries’ irrigation ministers met in Cairo on Sunday to resume negotiations over filling and operating the dam, which Egypt sees as a threat to its water supplies.
Tunisian voters appear to have up-ended their nation's politics in Sunday's presidential election, rejecting established leaders for two outsiders with 39% of votes counted.
The family of late former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe say they want to be compensated by his party ZANU-PF.
A representative for detained media magnate Nabil Karoui said he had scored “an impressive win”, while conservative law professor Kais Saied, said his performance marked “a new revolution”.
Authorities and family members are still discussing how to preserve the body of the late Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe until his burial in around a month's time.
There have been five confirmed deaths from cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile state since August 28, the health ministry said in a statement.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is attempting to repair the damage - caused by recent attacks on foreign nationals In South Africa by sending a team of Special Envoys throughout the continent.
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said allegations of corruption within the army and government were “lies and slander,” in his first public response to graft accusations that have gone viral online.
Tunisians will vote for their next president on Sunday in the most unpredictable election of its short experience of democracy, a contest with no overwhelming front-runner at a time of economic angst.
A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epidemic, police said.
Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has praised his predecessor, Robert Mugabe for his vision and fortitude; and demanded the lifting of sanctions.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told a restive crowd at the National Stadium in Harare that the late Zimbabwean statesman, Robert Mugabe, played a crucial role in the liberation of South Africa.
Former president, Thabo Mbeki, has described former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, as a leader who availed himself to attend to matters raised over the region's liberation struggles.
Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in quitting power before any new election.
Former President Jacob Zuma has described former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, as a principled leader who understood the importance of liberation.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Saturday speak on behalf of the African Union at the funeral service for Former President Robert Mugabe to be held at the National stadium in Harare.
Zimbabwe's Home Affairs Minister Cain Mathema says the country is ready to host the funeral service of former President Robert Mugabe on Saturday. Scores of African leaders will be attending the proceedings with thousands of ordinary Zimbabweans expected to converge on the country's National Stadium.
Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says South Africa could benefit from opening its borders to other African countries.
Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday is the most unpredictable in its short experience of democracy, a contest with no overwhelming front-runner at a time of economic angst.