Thousands of people lined the streets of Gambia's capital Banjul on Thursday to welcome home new President Adama Barrow days after authoritarian leader Yahya Jammeh fled into exile .
The time has come for the African governments to address the alienation of young people which fuels frustrations and create a sense of helplessness, says the AU’s Dr Aisha Abdullahi.
A Kenyan labour court has given the country's doctors' union five days to call off its on-going strike by medics in the public health sector.
Gambian President Adama Barrow, who was inaugurated in neighbouring Senegal as mediators engineered an exit deal for predecessor Yahya Jammeh, is to return to Gambia on Thursday.
The outgoing chair of the African Union Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called on African leaders to stay determined and take charge of their destiny and unity.
Islamist militants rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and stormed inside, killing at least 15 people, government officials said.
Equatorial Guinea has confirmed that it is hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh.
SA’s decision not to avail outgoing African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to serve for a second term has been described as a missed opportunity.
Femi Kuti has urged his fellow celebrities and their fans to pressure the government to do more to help millions of people struggling to survive in Boko Haram-hit north-east Nigeria.
Dr Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma is stepping down as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, after four and a half years.
Commentators are doubtful that former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will ever return to his country, despite a joint statement that Jammeh will only be leaving the country temporarily.
Youth empowerment and food security on the African continent are at the centre of discussions at the economic development conference underway at Alexandria in the Eastern Cape.
The Southern African Development Community Oversight Committee mandated to be an early warning mechanism for instability in Lesotho is on its second mission in the mountain kingdom this week.
Gambians celebrated in the streets on Sunday after a West African regional military force entered the capital city of Banjul and took control of the presidential palace.
Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh on Saturday flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African nations to accept that he lost a December election.
Gambian refugees are not ready to go home yet despite Yahya Jammeh's concession to step down.
The party of former Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru, Zimbabwe People First, is standing in an electoral contest for the first time on Saturday.
South Africa has welcomed former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh's decision to step down without a fight.
Gambia's long time ruler Yahya Jammeh, who refused to accept his election defeat last month, has agreed to go into exile, a senior adviser to new President Adama Barrow said on Friday.
Kenya has started a digital skills training programme to enable 1 million young people to secure freelance online work in the next year.
As the deadline for former President Yahya Jammeh step down expires, concerns grow regarding the possibility of a military intervention by regional troops.
Long-time Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh refuses to leave office despite military intervention.
West African armies halted an operation in Gambia aimed at installing the country's new president, Adama Barrow, on Thursday.
There is a possibility that the noon deadline for former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to step down may be extended.
China has handed over a state-of-the-art high school that it built in the Kingdom of Lesotho.
Negotiations to persuade the defeated President Yayha Jammeh of Gambia to step down have failed.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari plans to take 10 days of medical leave from Monday, he said in a letter read out in the upper house of parliament on Thursday.
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz flew to Senegal to meet with President Macky Sallafter last-ditch talks in Gambia aimed at resolving a crisis over the transfer of power.
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has urged Zimbabwean nationals currently living in South Africa on a ZSP to regularise their stay in South Africa.
On the heels of failed rains and a calamitous El Niño in Ethiopia, the country’s government has launched an appeal for $948 million to urgently address food and non-food needs.