A joint United Nations and Ugandan government donor summit called to raise $8Billion to ease a growing refugee crisis in the country raised $358M on Friday.
Challenges facing the five member states of the Southern African Customs Union, (Sacu) need urgent attention in order to cement trade relations and improve the lives of the people.
Promoting unity and tolerance in the final days the holy month of Ramadan Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Kabore brought Muslim and Christian leaders together this week for an interfaith feast.
Tributes continue to pour in for Former Botswana President, Sir Ketumile Masire, following his death on Thursday night in a Gaborone hospital.
The late former President of Botswana, Sir Ketumile Masire will be afforded a state funeral. This was confirmed by family Spokesperson Fraser Tlhoiwe a short while ago.
Kenyan police on Friday launched a manhunt for four Al-Shabaab militants who killed three people in the northeast region of Mandera before escaping toward Somalia’s border.
President Jacob Zuma has appealed to the five members of states of the Southern African Customs Union, (Sacu) to advance Intra-trade relations in the region.
Municipal buses have begun bringing in scores of mourners ahead of Namibian struggle hero, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo's memorial service in Windhoek.
The Botswana nation is in mourning following the death of former President, Sir Ketumile Masire.
The memorial service of Namibian freedom fighter, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo will be held in Windhoek on Friday.
Sir Masire Foundation (SKMF) and the Masire family wish to inform all friends of the passing of the former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire.
Zimbabwe's economy will grow four times faster in 2017 than in 2016.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) has extended and expanded its arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) until July 1.
Clashes erupted early on Thursday in Beni, a city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with residents reporting the sound of gunshots and heavy weapons fire.
The Zimbabwe government and development partners are appealing for over 10,9 million US dollars to help in combating the refugee situation in Zimbabwe.
Uganda is seeking at least $8 billion for the next four years to support refugees hosted in the East African nation.
The memorial service of Namibian freedom fighter ex-Robben Island prisoner Andimba Toivo ya Toivo is underway in Johannesburg.
It began as a squabble between Arab allies, but the standoff between Qatar and its neighbours is threatening to engulf the Horn of Africa.
The Botswana government says former President Sir Ketumile Masire remains in ICU at the capital, Gaborone.
Unidentified gunmen killed four guests at a Mali luxury resort popular with Western expatriates just outside the capital Bamako, and one other guest is still missing.
Gunmen on Sunday attacked a luxury resort popular with Western expatriates just outside Mali's capital, Bamako, killing two people.
Conducting his weekly Angelus prayer from the window of the papal apartments overlooking St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis urged the faithful to pray for migrants.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged Tanzania to immediately revoke a publishing ban on Mawio, a privately-owned weekly newspaper.
SADC leaders have congratulated Lesotho on a peaceful hand over of power at the inauguration of Prime Minister Tom Thabane in the capital Maseru.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says political freedom must lead to economic emancipation.
Lesotho's newly inaugurated Prime Minister Tom Thabane says his government will prioritise rescuing the Mountain Kingdom from spiraling into lawlessness.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will join regional and international leaders for the inauguration of Lesotho's Prime Minister-elect, Tom Thabane, on Friday.
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.