Tens of thousands of Algerians took to the streets on Friday, making a show of strength of their last weekly protest before a presidential election next week that they have rejected as meaningless.
Burundi’s ruling party youth league is forcing citizens to donate money to fund 2020’s election, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, as fears of abuses and renewed violence grow ahead of the vote.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will not talk to the news media when he is in Oslo next week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, drawing rare criticism from the award committee, which says a free and independent press is vital.
A measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 5,000 people this year, many of them young children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
UDC’s leader Duma Boko says he is adamant that he has proof that the general elections that were held on October 23, 2019 were rigged.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Ghana on a working visit.
Up to 57 people have died after a ship from Gambia carrying around 150 migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania on Wednesday, the UN migration agency said.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in West Africa.
Greek authorities on Wednesday rescued the crew of a Liberia-flagged cargo vessel adrift in the Aegean Sea, coast guard officials said.
Malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 - mostly children in Africa - because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
Sudan’s Prime Minister has begun a critical visit to the United States this week where he will seek a road map from Washington on ending decades of sanctions against his country.
Namibia's state-owned fishing firm Fishcor has suspended its chief executive following media reports that he and other government officials conspired with Iceland's biggest fishing company to receive kickbacks in exchange for fishing rights.
The United Nations has sent a contingent of peacekeepers to an area of central South Sudan where about 80 people have been killed in a bout of fighting between two ethnic communities, the the UN and a local official said on Tuesday.
Convicted Nigerian terrorist, Henry Okah, will know the outcome off his application for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence in two weeks’ time.
A US jury on Monday cleared a lead salesman for a Lebanese shipbuilding company of charges that he helped to defraud US investors in bonds backed by the Mozambican government.
Libya's internationally recognised government on Monday condemned air strikes in the capital Tripoli and the southern desert which it said had caused civilian casualties, most of them women and children.
Two former ministers and four others implicated in Namibia's biggest corruption scandal will remain in police custody until Feb.
A continental forum to assist the Democratic Republic of Congo's efforts against Ebola has attracted pledges worth $55 million, above its target.
Mohammed Akki left his home in Morocco’s Middle Atlas mountains to seek regular work and a better life in the town of Azrou, but he still lives on the margins in a country enjoying an investment boom.
At least 24 Tunisians were killed on Sunday after a bus crashed during an excursion in the northern town of Amdoun, the health ministry said.
At least 14 people were shot dead in an attack on a church in eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday morning, the government said.
Separatist rebels fired on a Cameroon Airlines passenger jet as it approached Bamenda airport in the northwest of the country on Sunday morning, their leader told Reuters.
Suspected fighters killed 14 people in eastern Congo on Friday, local authorities said, as a month-long spike in violence complicates efforts to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Saturday he would run for a third term if his predecessors decided to compete in the 2020 election, a vote seen as a major test of stability for the country after two civil wars this century.
Dr Hage Geingob has won the Namibia's presidential election with 56.3% of the vote, according to results announced by the Electoral Commission of Namibia on Saturday.
Namibia's incumbent President Hage Geingob has thanked his supporters for re-electing him, despite the country's Electoral Commission having not yet finalised the results.
Chairperson of Ghana's Convention People's Party and daughter of that country's first president, Kwame Nkrumah, says the biggest challenge Africa is facing is its people rising against each other.
International organizations warned on Friday of a potential resurgence of Ebola in Congo after deadly militia attacks on health centers forced aid groups to suspend operations and withdraw staff.
President Hage Geingob faced nine challengers including Panduleni Itula, a dentist-turned-politician who is a SWAPO member but running as an independent.
Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters marched on Friday to demand that a presidential election next month be canceled until the old ruling guard step aside and the army quit politics.