Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned of the growing number of unemployed youth in African countries, saying it is a ticking bomb about to explode.
Democratic Republic of Congo's newly appointed cabinet under Prime minister Bruno Tshibala took oath of office on Tuesday, but was met with jeers from opposition members.
The Christian Council of Lesotho is disappointed that the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister have not signed a pledge to accept the results of the June 3rd poll.
There are thousands of children orphaned by Boko Haram Islamists now living in the capital of Borno state, in northeast Nigeria.
The highly contested presidency continues to be a source on concern by members at the Pan African Parliament.
Supporters of a jailed Christian sect leader on Wednesday attacked the prison in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo where he was being held, freeing him and about 50 other inmates.
Tinapa should be a showcase of Nigerian dynamism, a commercial hub for West Africa raking in millions of dollars, but 10 years later the resort in southeast Nigeria is a ghost town.
President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe and the SADC region will help Lesotho during the upcoming elections.
In what was described as a step in the right direction for the recognition of Palestine's self-determination, the Pan African Parliament (PAP) has granted the territory an observer status.
The African Union Commission says the extension of presidential term limits is a growing threat to democratic rule on the continent.
Home Affairs has outlined its plans of overhauling its immigration policy in its latest White Paper on International Migration.
Tourism expert Ikechi Uko has cautioned Nigeria’s federal government against partnering with European airlines in running its proposed national carrier.
Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast's two largest cities - Abidjan and Bouake - witnesses said.
The EU parliament has appealed for strengthening of Africa's legislative organs like the PAP.
Over 480 asylum seekers and refugees have been rescued in the Mediterranean as the attempted crossing from North Africa, with seven bodies also recovered.
The first Ebola outbreak since the crisis in West Africa that killed 11 300 people has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo.
Disgruntled soldiers cut off access to Ivory Coast's second largest city, Bouake, and gun fire rattled in other towns on Saturday as protests over a pay dispute extended into a second day.
At least one person has died from the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The operation is, according to the doctors, expected to reduce pain and complications during childbirth, help the women feel sexual pleasure and even restore their identity.
Africa can achieve its developmental goals and objectives if the countries on the continent work together, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.
The European Union says it’s ready to cooperate with African countries in stemming the illicit financial flows from the continent.
President Jacob Zuma and his Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli have vowed to reinforce cooperation between their countries to benefit their citizens.
The European Union says it's committed to helping African states deal with the root causes of migration.
South Africa and Tanzania are set to elevate their political and economic relations to a higher level .
SADC Facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is confident security issues will be properly handled during the upcoming snap elections in Lesotho.
A trial of Burkina Faso's former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet began on Monday after delays, with the court dismissing calls from the defence to cancel the proceedings.
The first batch of cattle donated by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to the AU Foundation has been auctioned in Zimbabwe's capital Harare.
100 riot police surrounded the main opposition party HQ in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa on Tuesday, party spokesman claimed authorities wanted to stop them building a tomb for their late leader.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has travelled to Singapore for what his government calls "a routine medical check-up".
Intra-Africa trade has continuously been touted as one of the ways in which the continent can build itself from within and fight poverty.