Zimbabwe’s public workers on Tuesday said they would go on strike if the government failed to increase their wages to at least $475 per month for the lowest paid employee, as resurgent inflation returned.
The Sudanese Professionals Association refused absolute immunity that the military rulers have asked for.
Islamic State jihadists in south-western Niger have killed seven leaders of the Tuareg ethnic group in less than three months, as part of a strategy to create a political void in the region, officials said Tuesday.
The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma has died, the governor of North Kivu province said on Tuesday.
Riot police looked on as a crowd waved Sudanese flags and chanted revolutionary slogans in the capital's eastern district of Burri, a hotbed of protests since demonstrations first erupted in December.
Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the release of a trans woman arrested in March on a string of charges including joining a "terrorist" group, her lawyer and a rights group said Monday.
Zimbabwe's annual inflation rate hit 175% in June, official data showed Monday, stoking fears of a return of the hyperinflation that wiped out savings ten years ago when the economy collapsed.
In 2007, African Union countries committed to investing at least 1% of GDP to Research and Development.
About 300 gunmen raided a village in northwestern Nigeria in a revenge attack, killing 10 people, burning cars and stealing cattle, police said.
Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom.
Members of a feared Sudanese paramilitary force shot dead a civilian Sunday in a town southeast of the capital as angry residents protested against the paramilitaries, witnesses and doctors said.
Egyptian security officials have held talks with Palestinian leaders in recent days in part to prevent a new flare-up of tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said Sunday.
The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday.
Chad President Idriss Deby said Saturday he was lifting social media restrictions which were imposed more than a year ago for "security reasons."
Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency said.
At least 26 people, including many foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional official said Saturday.
At least 12 people were killed and 30 others wounded when Al-Shabab militants stormed a popular hotel in the southern Somalia town of Kismayo, security officials and witnesses said Saturday.
Somalia's security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al Shabaab militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayu that killed at least 13, a police officer said.
Zimbabwe may be on a verge of winning the war against early child marriages.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has nominated a top opposition figure for a post in the African Development Bank, thereby obliging him to drop his political activities.
Sudan's ruling military council foiled a coup attempt, a top general announced on state television Thursday, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested.
IMF demanded that Congo ensure the long-term sustainability of its debt as a precondition for a three-year extended credit facility programs.
Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said Thursday.
Malawian Minister of communications, Mark Botomani, says the much reported political tension in Malawi will not derail the current government in its task of rebuilding the economy.
Press freedom advocates demanded Thursday that Tanzanian authorities disclose everything they know about missing journalist Azory Gwanda, after a government minister said the reporter who disappeared in 2017 was dead.
Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairperson of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite.
The African Union's High Level Committee on Libya has expressed concern at "outside interference" in the besieged country and proposed the creation of a special joint UN and AU envoy.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the international community Wednesday to support West Africa's fight against violent extremism, saying the region alone could not be expected to contain the spread of jihadism.
President John Magufuli urged Tanzania's women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty.
Egypt's annual urban consumer price inflation eased to 9.4% in June from 14.1% in May, official statistics agency CAPMAS said on Wednesday, a sharper decline than many analysts had expected after last week's fuel price hikes.