Health workers are preparing to vaccinate more than 116 million children against polio across West and Central Africa in a drive to contain an outbreak of the disease.
The deteriorating security situation in the DRC remains a source of major concern while violence and threats to civilians are no longer concentrated in the east of the country.
Political developments in Lesotho are set to dominate talks at the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit in Swaziland this weekend.
Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has paid tribute to around 300 women soldiers deployed on a peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Sudanese telecoms magnate Mo Ibrahim failed to award a $5 million African political leadership prize on Tuesday.
International human rights organisation FIDH has lauded the decision by South Africa and Gambia to remain in the International Criminal Court (ICC).
A group of Ugandan lawmakers have sent a petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to ask for an investigation into possible atrocities by security forces.
Over the weekend news broke of the killing of the Environment minister in Burundi Emmanuel Niyonkuru sparking fears of deepening violence and conflict in that country.
40 hours of youth-produced programming to be shared at AIDS 2016, Durban, 18-22 July with 8 million listeners across Africa.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and CAF chief Issa Hayatou accused western media on Saturday of dramatising the crowd violence which marred the Afcon semifinal between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.