Morocco on Friday unveiled two new terminals at its vast Tanger Med port, tripling its capacity to make it the Mediterranean's biggest facility for maritime cargo.
The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the army would deploy at the mine as the search for more victims continued.
Zimbabwe is to start printing its currency following the announcement on Monday that it was abolishing the multi-currency regime and designating the Zimbabwean Dollar or bond note, as sole legal tender for all local transactions.
A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders.
Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country’s transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Thursday after suffering a “severe health crisis”, the presidency said.
The United Nations Security Council has renewed the mandate of the Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur for four months and requested the Secretary General and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to provide a Special Report on the situation on the ground by the end of September.
The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule said Thursday it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union.
The government of Lesotho has issued a temporary reprieve to the troubled wool and Mohair farmers
At least 36 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said.
Ethiopian security forces on Thursday rounded up scores of suspects believed to have links to a coup bid in northern Amhara state...
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said.
Nigerian troops have thwarted a Boko Haram attack on a military formation in the volatile northeast, killing dozens of jihadists, the army said Thursday.
At least 15 people were killed and 75 wounded in a stampede at a stadium after a military parade in Madagascar's capital on Wednesday to mark the country's Independence Day, authorities said.
Forces allied to Libya’s internationally recognized government on Wednesday seized the town of Gharyan south of Tripoli, home to the main supply base of eastern forces attacking the capital, witnesses and Tripoli officials said.
An environment court in Kenya has stopped the construction of a $2Billion coal power plant in Lamu Island, a popular tourist site and a United Nations World Heritage site; on grounds that environment licenses were issued without the participation of the public.
Malawi's constitutional court on Wednesday heard opening arguments in a case over alleged election irregularities as opposition parties battle to have the result of last month's vote nullified.
When the ambulances drove into the square in Makurdi city carrying more than 70 coffins, the air filled with the sound of weeping as hundreds of people waited for their loved ones to be buried.
At least 7 500 Congolese refugees have arrived in Uganda since the start of this month, placing strain on already badly overstretched facilities, according to the UN refugee agency.
An Egyptian jihadist captured in Libya and returned to Cairo was put on trial again on Tuesday over five terror attacks, including one for which he has already received a death sentence in absentia, according to local media.
Ethiopian military and religious leaders on Tuesday condemned the assassinations of the army chief and other top officials at an emotional funeral service where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wept openly throughout.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has applied to join the East African Community (EAC) regional bloc and there is speculation that some countries want the process of its admission fast tracked.
Zimbabwe's largest labour body on Tuesday threatened protests over the government's decision to ban the use of foreign currencies and make the interim currency the sole legal tender.
Egyptian authorities on Tuesday detained a leader of the 2011 uprising that unseated long-time president Hosni Mubarak, accusing him and others of a plot to bring down the government.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has told the United Nations wildlife summit currently underway in Victoria Falls, that the lifting of the ban will enable his country to sell $600-million worth of stockpiled tusks.
Former Benin President Boni Yayi left the country on Saturday after "his health deteriorated rapidly.”
Zimbabwe has discontinued the usage of foreign currencies in the country.
The security chief of Ethiopia's northern Amhara state, suspected of being behind a coup bid in the region and of possible links to the assassination of the army chief, has been shot dead, state media reported Monday.
Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, police said Monday.
A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum.
Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms.