Kenya’s employment and labour relations court has jailed members of the country’s doctors union for a month for failure to call off the ongoing medics strike.
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers.
SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday concluded a successful working visit to Maseru where he received and welcomed three former exiled Lesotho opposition leaders.
Jose Eduardo dos Santos has ordered an investigation into the cause of a stampede at a football match in which at least 17 people were killed.
The Africa Mining sector needs transparency, good governance and sustainable practices.
The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the conclusion of the Somalia electoral process that ended with the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo".
Nigeria wants to borrow at least $1 billion from the World Bank to help haul it out of recession and plans to present the required economic reform proposals to the lender this month.
SADC Facilitator for Lesotho Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a working visit to Maseru on Friday
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on his election as President of Somalia,
The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission has condemned an upsurge in violence in parts of South Sudan.
Two Lesotho radio stations broadcasting with government controlled transmitters have been off air since Thursday.
Relations between the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula go back centuries, with trade playing a key component in binding their people together.
More than 700 people took to the streets in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Thursday to protest against the government's economic policy
The High Court in Kenya has blocked the decision by the government to close the Dadaab refugee camp which is home to at least 260 000 refugees, most of them Somalis.
A West African military operation that pressured Gambia's long-time leader, Yahya Jammeh, to step down and flee into exile has had its mandate extended by three months.
Pushing people off their land drives more conflict over land rights on the continent than any other factor - such as damage to the environment and a lack of compensation.
Côte d’Ivoire is on the path to durable stability, the United Nations envoy for the country has told the Security Council.
Exiled Lesotho party leaders, Tom Thabane, Thesele Maseribane and Keketso Rantso are returning home this Sunday since they last fled in May 2015.
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, a U.S.-educated former prime minister, was sworn in as Somalia's new president on Wednesday after lawmakers gave him an unassailable lead.
Somali lawmakers are gathered at an airport in Mogadishu to elect the war-ravaged nation's seventh president.
The Kenyan government must halt its crackdown on media freedom and allow Jerome Starkey to return to the country, said nine human rights organisations.
Zimbabwe's constitutional court has dismissed an application to declare President Robert Mugabe unfit to hold office on a technicality.
Thousands of malnourished Somali women and children are fleeing into Ethiopia to escape Islamist militants who are taxing them and seizing their food, animals and land.
The phenomenon of African leaders leaving their country to seek medical help from other countries appears to be on the rise.
Uganda's economy will expand by 5.2% in the fiscal year 2017/2018 after slipping to 5% in 2016/17, helped by infrastructure spending and foreign investment in the oil industry, the World Bank said .
Nigeria's absentee President is in good health and is expected to return home soon, his deputy said on Monday, after mounting unease about the leader's well-being spilled over into street protests.
Female Genital Mutilation remains prevalent despite being outlawed in Kenya but one women is trying to change this.
Investors have long complained that a lack of reliable power is an obstacle to doing business in east Africa's second biggest economy.
The al Qaeda-linked group confirmed the executions, which took place on in Jamame district of lower Jubba region, Somalia.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday asked parliament to extend his medical leave, his office said in a statement, after he took two weeks off for medical checks in Britain.