Disgruntled soldiers cut off access to Ivory Coast's second largest city, Bouake, and gun fire rattled in other towns on Saturday as protests over a pay dispute extended into a second day.
At least one person has died from the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The operation is, according to the doctors, expected to reduce pain and complications during childbirth, help the women feel sexual pleasure and even restore their identity.
Africa can achieve its developmental goals and objectives if the countries on the continent work together, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.
The European Union says it’s ready to cooperate with African countries in stemming the illicit financial flows from the continent.
President Jacob Zuma and his Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli have vowed to reinforce cooperation between their countries to benefit their citizens.
The European Union says it's committed to helping African states deal with the root causes of migration.
South Africa and Tanzania are set to elevate their political and economic relations to a higher level .
SADC Facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is confident security issues will be properly handled during the upcoming snap elections in Lesotho.
A trial of Burkina Faso's former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet began on Monday after delays, with the court dismissing calls from the defence to cancel the proceedings.
The first batch of cattle donated by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to the AU Foundation has been auctioned in Zimbabwe's capital Harare.
100 riot police surrounded the main opposition party HQ in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa on Tuesday, party spokesman claimed authorities wanted to stop them building a tomb for their late leader.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has travelled to Singapore for what his government calls "a routine medical check-up".
Intra-Africa trade has continuously been touted as one of the ways in which the continent can build itself from within and fight poverty.
SADC facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit Lesotho on Tuesday ahead of the Mountain Kingdom's June elections.
Africa must do more to develop and groom women to take leadership of the continent's development.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari headed to London on Sunday for what his office said was a "follow-up medical consultation" with his doctors.
The 4th Ordinary Session of the 4th Parliament is currently underway in Midrand, until the 19th of May.
Eighty-two of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria in 2014 arrived in Abuja on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari.
A bus crash in Tanzania that claimed the lives of 32 primary school pupils, two teachers and the driver was likely caused by speeding, police said.
The small, palm-fringed fishing town of Palma was meant to become a symbol of Mozambique's glittering future, transformed by one of the world's largest liquefied natural gas projects.
British charity Oxfam has warned that African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave for other countries.
Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region on Friday, local and security sources told AFP.
President Jacob Zuma has extended the deployment of South African soldiers to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Malek was arrested in 2015 on charges of collecting foreign currency from the Egyptian market and transferring it outside of the country with the aim of harming the national economy.
The famine ravaging South Sudan could claim six million lives, as the international community struggles to raise the $4.4 billion needed to avert a full-blown disaster
The former president and his ministers are charged with ordering to shoot at protesters in 2014.
Kenya began trading its debut phone based bond at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday.
Mozambique's Afonso Dhlakama extended indefinitely a unilateral truce he first announced in December, calling it the "beginning of the end" of the war between his rebels and the government.
Kenya plans to export its first oil in June, despite analysts saying the test phase faces major challenges and appears political motivated.