A political analyst from the University of Botswana, Gladys Mokhawa, says the fallout between former Botswana president Ian Khama and his successor Mokgweetsi Masisi, will make the country's upcoming general elections more interesting.
The Ebola virus has infected 3,227 people and killed 2,154 of them since the outbreak was declared in August 2018 and went on to became the world’s second worst outbreak.
Arlette Kavugho was discharged from an Ebola ward in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in March, but her troubles did not end there.
Guinea erupted in protest this week over proposals to draft a new constitution that could allow President Alpha Conde to extend his legal mandate and run for a third term in 2020.
Zimbabwe's plan to turnaround its dilapidated rail network is facing delays after the government announced that it is canceling a deal to recapitalise the financially struggling state-owned National Railways of Zimbabwe, to the tune of $400 million.
Angola is hoping sweeping economic reforms will smooth an ambitious plan to sell key state assets, including stakes in oil company Sonangol, a share of Puma Energy and more than 100 other enterprises.
Gunmen raided two trendy seafront cafes in the Libyan capital Tripoli this month to banish unmarried couples and impose strict religious codes, witnesses said, in a move that has alarmed civil liberties defenders.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta opened a new $1.5 billion Chinese funded and built rail line on Wednesday, linking the capital Nairobi to the Rift Valley town of Naivasha.
Swiss federal prosecutors have found oil trading firm Gunvor Group criminally liable for corruption in Republic of Congo and Ivory Coast, ordering it to pay almost 94 million Swiss francs ($94.8 million).
Mozambican police say they have arrested 73 people for offences connected to Tuesday's general election.
Nine protesters were killed this week in Guinea during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, the government said on Wednesday.
Mozambique is getting closer to knowing who won Tuesday's poll. Preliminary results from different voting stations are being tallied and will be officially released on Thursday.
The Independent Electoral Commission in Botswana says it is ready for the 12th general elections in the landlocked country.
AU observer mission in the Mozambique elections says the voting stations that were not opened in Cabo Delgado province, north of Mozambique, will not affect the results of Tuesday's presidential elections.
The quality of education and training provided by African countries has deteriorated since 2014, leaving many of the continent’s growing population of young people ill-prepared to enter the job market, an influential report said on Tuesday.
Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have tarted peace talks on Monday to end the country's multiple conflicts, a key condition for the country's removal from the United States' sponsors of terrorism list.
After casting his vote in Mozambique's election on Tuesday, President Felipe Nyusi said his country had decided to follow peace.
Police found nearly 300 people held in captive in an Islamic school in Daura area of Katsina.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished the Mozambican people a successful election.
Head of the African Union Observer Mission and former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan says Mozambicans have shown discipline since they started voting in general elections earlier on Tuesday.
The Mozambique Consulate in Mbombela, Mpumalanga says voting has been running smoothly in most of the polling stations in Mpumalanga and Limpopo.
Opposition parties in Botswana are complaining that the playing field is not level in terms of political party funding in that country. This, as the country is ready to hold its general elections on Wednesday next week.
Some Mozambican nationals who are participating in the country's national elections from a polling station at N'wamitwa village outside Tzaneen in Limpopo, are happy to have been afforded the opportunity while in South Africa.
More than 1 million people have been registered to vote in 13 districts with 425 voting stations for the Mozambique elections. The Mozambican national electoral commission has confirmed that all voter materials have been delivered and they are ready.
The raid in Katsina, the northwestern home state of President Muhammadu Buhari, came less than a month after about 300 men and boys were freed from another supposed Islamic school.
Women at the Pan African Parliament (PAP) have lamented the failure of the political leadership to ensure that Africa's resources are protected and that philanthropists invest in the continent.
The Electoral Commission of Mozambique has urged all the electorate to go and cast their votes on Tuesday.
The Southern African Development Community (Sadec) Electoral Observer Mission to Botswana is optimistic that the country is ready to hold its general elections on Wednesday next week.
Mozambique's President, Filipe Nyusi, announced in 2018 that the country will hold presidential, legislative and provincial elections on October 2019.
The Centre for Democracy and Development organisation (CDD) in Mozambique, has called on the Mozambique National Electoral Commission (CNE) to deliver free and fair elections ahead of Tuesday's national elections.