A newly established African Union Peace fund will provide a more effective instrument to promote the cause of peace and stability in Africa and the world.
The estranged wife of Lesotho's Prime Minister elect Tom Thabane, Lipolelo Thabane, has been fatally shot.
The wife of Lesotho Prime Minister elect Tom Thabane has been shot dead, just ahead of his inauguration on Friday.
President Robert Mugabe will on Wednesday chair the Zimbabwe's ruling party's highest decision-making body outside of congress, the politburo.
Madagascar president Hery Rajaonarimampianina said on Wednesday that the government did not plan to go through with planned changes to its mining code which had alarmed investors.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that he will concede defeat in the upcoming General election if he loses.
Zambia's parliament on Tuesday suspended 48 opposition lawmakers who boycotted president Edgar Lungu's address to legislators in March to protest his contested electoral victory.
A United Nations report concludes that arms have continued to be illicitly transferred to and from Libya on a regular basis.
Several people were missing Tuesday after a seven-storey building collapsed overnight in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.
An often fiery government critic, Egyptian journalist Khaled al-Balshi has been arrested, had his operations monitored, and staff harassed by police for years.
Nigeria's acting president will sign the 2017 budget into law later on Monday, one of his aides told Reuters, as Abuja plans record spending to pull Africa's biggest economy out of recession.
The memorial service for Namibian freedom fighter and struggle icon Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo will be held in the country's capital, Windhoek on Monday.
Eleven people were killed and 930 prisoners escaped on Sunday when unidentified assailants stormed a jail in DRC north eastern town of Beni, the provincial governor said.
A Nigerian soldier has been sentenced to death for the murder of a Boko Haram suspect.
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has left the town of Zintan where he had been held since 2011 after being freed by an armed group.
Islamist insurgency Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the attack on Nigeria's north eastern city of Maiduguri on Wednesday night that killed at least 14 people.
Lesotho's Mothetjoa Metsing has called for a national unity government, saying a broader coalition deal would ensure stability after last week's election failed to produce an outright winner.
President Robert Mugabe has fired Zimbabwe's top prosecutor.
Struggle icon and former Robben Island prisoner, Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, has died at the age of 93.
The Prosecutor for the ICC has reiterated her call for States to arrest and surrender Omar Al Bashir of alleged genocide.
An attack by unknown armed men on residents of a disputed area in Adjumani, northern Uganda, has left three people dead and 21 injured.
A Panama court dismissed a case by the Western Sahara Polisario independence movement to block a Moroccan shipment of phosphate in Panama saying there was no evidence the cargo belonged to the group.
Al-Shabaab militants killed 38 people, mostly soldiers, in an attack on a military base in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Thursday, an army officer said.
About 43 people died and 24 others were injured when the driver of a Zimbabwe-registered bus lost control.
Acclaimed novelist and scholar Ngungi Wa Thiong'o says Africans have a moral obligation to lift the continent out of the current challenges that continue to constrain its economic progress.
At least eight people have died in Kenya following a strike by nurses in the country's public hospitals over delays in the implementation of an agreement
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to fly home from London and arrive back in the country on Saturday, two presidency sources said.
Lesotho's former Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is poised to form a coalition government after his party won snap elections at the weekend according to official results released Tuesday.
Nigeria's army is investigating alleged misconduct by soldiers providing security at a camp for people who fled an Islamist insurgency, says a military spokesman.
Personnel assigned to the US Mission in Egypt are prohibited from visiting religious sites outside greater Cairo until further notice.