Zimbabwean teachers have suspended a national strike seeking better pay, unions said on Sunday, but warned that they could walk out from their jobs again if the government did not meet their demands.
A jet from Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan military forces intercepted a civilian plane on Sunday as part of its push to control the oil-rich south of the riven nation, the faction said. Libya has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with parallel administrations and armed groups carving the nation […]
South Africa has fully complied with the requirements of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) after it deposited its instruments of ratification at the African Union.
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Ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared he will seek a fifth term in April elections in a message published by state media Sunday, after he was endorsed by his party and the ruling coalition.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will take over the helm of the African Union in 2020.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said Sunday that excellent basic healthcare that would prevent easily treatable but deadly conditions was achievable even in Africa's poorest nations.
Leaders meeting to discuss how to boost finance for the sector say private investors should be encouraged to commit more funding.
More than 500 people have died from the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but a vaccination programme has prevented thousands more deaths.
Egypt will take over the leadership of the African Union (AU) for a two-year term when African Heads of State and Government convene for this year's summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to attend the 2019 African Union heads of state summit which is scheduled for Sunday and Monday.
Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front said Saturday it had picked ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate for April's election.
Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Saudi Arabia for consultations, indicating apparent cracks in relations between the traditional Sunni Muslim allies over Yemen, Qatar and Western Sahara, Moroccan media said on Friday.
Nigeria's main political opposition on Saturday said it had been forced to cancel a key presidential campaign rally in the capital Abuja and blamed President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party.
A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.
The African Union summit gets underway in Addis Ababa on Saturday. The summit will focus on conflicts in the region to stem the influx of refugees.
Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Saudi Arabia for consultations, indicating apparent cracks in relations between the traditional Sunni Muslim allies over Yemen, Qatar and Western Sahara.
Nigerians will on February 16 choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa's largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar.
CEO of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Professor Eddy Maloka says there has been great improvement in issues of good governance in Africa.
Zimbabwe's churches on Thursday sought to broker talks between the government and its opponents over a political and economic crisis they said had left the country "angry and traumatised", after the main opposition snubbed a meeting with the president.
Six suspects have been arrested over the killing of an investigative journalist in Ghana who helped to expose corruption in African football, police said on Thursday.
A long-time critic of South Sudan President Salva Kiir returned to Juba on Thursday to help speed up implementation of a peace deal that is running several months behind schedule.
Heads of state and government representatives are gathering in Ethiopia this week for a meeting of the African Union.
The United States said on Wednesday it was halting some military assistance to Cameroon over allegations of gross human rights violations by its security forces in the northwest, southwest and far north regions.
Zimbabwe's main opposition on Wednesday snubbed talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa meant to try resolve a political and economic crisis, saying any dialogue with the president must be brokered by an independent outside mediator.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has held talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC),
The government of Central African Republic and armed groups in control of most of the country signed a deal in Bangui Wednesday aimed at ending a bloody, years-long conflict.
More than 16 000 migrants returned home from conflict-wracked Libya in 2018 under a "voluntary return" programme run by the International Organization for Migration, the agency said Wednesday.
Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane has made a number of changes to his cabinet involving four ministers and six principal secretaries.
Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa snubbed an invitation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to join a national summit on Wednesday, just weeks after security forces crushed protests over the worsening economy.