Malawi’s Rastafarians are cheering a court ruling that will allow their children to go to school with dreadlocks. Rastafarianism was upheld as a religion and banning dreadlocks, a Rasta religious symbol, is now unconstitutional.
Striking junior doctors at Zimbabwe’s state hospitals will end a four-month strike after accepting an offer from a telecoms billionaire to pay them a monthly allowance of about $300 for six months, their union said on Thursday.
Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum told visiting envoys from other countries neighbouring Libya on Thursday that he hoped their meeting would strengthen a fragile truce in the country and help avert more foreign influence there.
Angola could issue an international arrest warrant for billionaire Isabel dos Santos if she fails to cooperate with a fraud investigation in which she has been named as a suspect, its chief prosecutor was quoted as saying.
Egypt's Ambassador to South Africa Issa Sharriff says he is optimistic that an amicable agreement will be reached next week regarding the Grand Renaissance Dam in the Nile River.
South Africa will be taking the reins of the African Union (AU) from next month with a clear mandate of ending conflict on the continent and bringing collective prosperity to its people.
Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane has been interviewed by the country's Deputy Police Commissioner.
Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar must abide by calls for a political solution to the conflict in Libya and take steps to secure "calm on the ground", said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Nigeria’s financial crimes watchdog charged a former attorney general suspected of taking bribes to facilitate a $1.3 billion oil block sale, the agency said on Tuesday, in the latest twist in one of the industry’s biggest alleged corruption scandals.
Police in Lesotho have requested Prime Minister Tom Thabane to appear before the country's deputy national police commissioner on Wednesday in connection with the assassination of his estranged wife.
The United Nations Security Council is considering a proposal to meet on the situation in Libya this week after world leaders agreed on a final communiqué at a summit in Berlin at the weekend.
European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to look at ways to support a formal ceasefire in Libya if warring sides can move beyond a tentative truce, including a monitoring mission and reviving a naval operation to uphold a U.N. arms embargo.
In a backyard in Zimbabwe's capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare's top restaurants, defying drought and an economic crisis that have left millions needing food aid.
Although the participants in the Libya conference agreed on Sunday to enhance arms embargo in the war-torn north African country, the ceasefire is temporary and the situation could worsen, said a former official with Libya's transitional government.
Samherji, the Icelandic fishing company at the centre of Namibia's biggest corruption scandal, has announced that it is withdrawing from the southwest African nation.
Libyan rival camps and their foreign backers will attend a summit in Berlin on Sunday to discuss ways to end a proxy war over the capital Tripoli and the oil producer, which has displaced 140 000 and now more than halved the country's crude output.
A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgoye, north west of the Somali capital Mogadishu, wounding at least six people, police said.
The outcome of Guinea-Bissau's presidential election was thrown into doubt on Friday after the Supreme Court called for a clarification of the tally hours after the electoral commission released the final results.
Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree on Sunday to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said.
An Ivory Coast high court on Friday ruled that ex-rebel leader and presidential candidate Guillaume Soro could face trial, allowing state prosecutors to continue their investigation into a coup plot they allege Soro was behind. As a former member of parliament, Soro was immune from prosecution unless a court ruled otherwise. He has rejected the […]
Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane has apologised to King Letsie the third for the instability the country has been experiencing due to internal politics in the ruling party, the ABC.
Belgium is set to honour the life of the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Patrice Lumumba.
A Libyan military commander waging an offensive to capture the capital Tripoli is committed to a ceasefire, Germany said on Thursday, in an apparent advance for efforts to end a near-decade of turmoil in the North African country.
Lesotho's first lady Maesaea Thabane is still at large.
A meeting in Washington DC between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over Ethiopia's construction of a dam on the Nile River has ended without a comprehensive agreement.
Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane has agreed to step down and retire from his position.
Turkey said on Wednesday it was too early to say whether a ceasefire in Libya had collapsed after Khalifa Haftar, commander of eastern Libyan forces, failed to sign a binding truce accord at talks this week.
According to the 2020 Human Rights Watch report South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Eswatinini have failed to uphold human rights.
Ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed to reconvene in Washington later this month to finalize an agreement on a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile.
A high-level delegation that President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent to Lesotho is expected in the mountain kingdom on Wednesday night.