Burundian authorities have intensified an ethnically-driven purge of the army this year, risking renewed civil war in the central African nation, a French rights group said on Tuesday.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said on Monday he was donating $1 million to the African Union (AU), hoping to set an example for African countries to finance AU programmes.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has called for more innovative ways of funding African Union programmes.
African powers launched a new multinational military force to tackle Islamist militants in the Sahel on Sunday.
The Free Movement of Basotho are calling on the new government of Lesotho to advance their demands that borders between their country and South Africa be abolished.
French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Mali on Sunday to consolidate Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force,
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says he will soon meet with former president Thabo Mbeki to discuss challenges liberation movements are facing in Africa.
UN refugee agency is alarmed by a fresh incident of forced returns of refugees from Cameroon into northeast Nigeria.
The cost of keeping a Nigerian presidential jet at a London airport while President Muhammadu Buhari is in Britain on medical leave will not exceed $1 300.
Somali teenager Abdulaziz Ahmad hunkered down in the sand dunes outside Calais, once again plotting how to reach Britain.
The late former President of Botswana Sir Ketumile Masire has been laid to rest in Kanye on Thursday.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has been reluctant to discuss the details of an ambush on one of its convoys in Zawia
Aid agencies in Uganda have called on the international community to support the East African nation's refugee programs currently facing cash constraints.
The funeral service of the former president of Botswana Sir Ketumile Masire is underway in Botswana.
The late former president of Botswana, Sir Ketumile Masire funeral service has started in his home village of Kanye, 92 kilometers south of Gaborone.
Rescue workers recovered the bodies of five migrants on Wednesday who had drowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe.
Former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire has been hailed as a man who believed in the principles of democracy and respected the constitution and the rule of law.
The son of the late former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire, Mmetla says his father was a family man, who would spare his family time, despite his official work.
Several dignitaries have arrived for the memorial and funeral service of former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire.
Eight people, including four children returning to school after Eid celebrations, were killed Tuesday by a roadside bomb in eastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, police said.
Ian Khama joined his countrymen and women in paying his last respects to one of his predecessors, Sir Ketumile Masire in Gaborone.
Botswana president Ian Khama has paid his last respect to former president Sir Ketumile Masire. Masire's body is lying in state at the country's parliament, and Batswana are paying their respects.
SA businesses had a crucial role to play in growing the Kenyan economy following on from the commitments made during the State Visit by President Jacob Zuma.
Former Botswana President Ketumile Masire will lie in state on Tuesday.
Kanye village, north of Botswana capital Gaborone is celebrating the life of its son Sir Ketumile Masire, who has been lauded as an internationalist and democrat.
Nine people have been killed in a string of suicide attacks in Maiduguri, a city in Nigeria's restive northeast where Boko Haram Islamists began a deadly insurgency in 2009, police said.
Botswana Democratic Party says there's more to be learnt from the late former president Sir Ketumile Masire's leadership.
Chad's president, Idriss Deby, an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants.
Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama paid the family of the late statesman Sir Ketumile Masire a visit on Sunday.
DRC President Joseph Kabila has committed to unlocking the impasse over the staging of the national elections in his country.