Zambian High Commissioner, Emmanuel Mwamaba, has dismissed social media rumours that founding President Kenneth Kaunda has died.
Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda has been hospitalized.
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The pioneer of essential oils in Rwanda said he understood over a decade ago "the need to develop high-value crops" in his hilly nation of just 2.6 million hectares (6.4 million acres).
In Kenya, the South African High Commission, the United Nations and the USIU – Africa spent their afternoon at a local primary school cleaning.
A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace talks.
Lesotho King Letsie III has celebrated his 54th birthday in Mafeteng.
Kenyans from all walks of life want their leaders to emulate former South African President Nelson Mandela's style of leadership.
Lesotho King Letsie III and Queen Masenate have arrived at the Leshoboro stadium in Mafeteng for celebrations to mark the Kings 54th birthday.
At least 81 people are feared dead after an overcrowded boat sank in the Kasai River in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
At least 27 people have perished and 54 are missing after an overcrowded boat sank in a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said Sunday.
At least eight people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a soccer stadium in the Senegalese capital Dakar during a match between two local teams, the Sports Minister said.
Gunmen attacked military bases in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan and the northern city of Korhogo in the early hours of Saturday, but were repulsed, a senior military official said.
The accident occurred as the First Family was about to leave the airport for the residence
Rains have failed for a third consecutive season in East Africa, wilting crops, killing livestock and entrenching a long drought that has pushed millions into hunger.
An Egyptian man stabbed two German tourists to death and wounded four other foreigners at a popular seaside vacation spot on Friday, officials and witnesses said.
Assailants killed five Egyptian policemen in a shooting south of Cairo on Friday, in the latest of a series of attacks targeting the country's security forces, the interior ministry said.
The UN General Assembly has paid tribute to Botswana’s late President Sir Ketumile Masire as one of Africa’s most influential presidents.
Egypt's Coptic and Evangelical Churches have suspended some of their activities for security reasons after a spate of jihadist attacks, church officials said on Thursday.
Kenyans have backed the decision by the country’s salary and remuneration commission to reduce salaries for state officers including the president.
Nineteen people have now been confirmed dead after four female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, police said.
The soldiers came at dawn to Fulgence Rukundo's house in a village in western Rwanda, and accused him of stealing a cow.
The United Nations has identified an additional 38 probable mass graves in Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai region.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating fast from illness and will return home shortly, his Deputy Yemi Osinbajo said on Wednesday.
Madonna was hailed as a "symbol of a motherly spirit" by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James.
Ocean pollution is crippling communities and economic growth of countries who rely heavly on fishing for an income.
Numsa on Tuesday marched to the Zambian High Commission in Pretoria, demanding urgent steps to foster democracy in Lusaka and respect for human rights and press freedom.
Margret has decided that South Sudan is not a place to raise children, but she is changing this for future generations.
A grenade attack killed eight people and wounded 50 others in a village in Burundi's northern Kayanza province late on Sunday, police said.
Heavy clashes erupted on Sunday between rival factions on the coastal road east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a witness and local reports.