Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint in northern Sinai, the group's Amaq news agency reported, saying 15 soldiers were killed or wounded in what it described as an infiltration operation.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change -Alliance to concede defeat and move on.
Zimbabwe's President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has vowed to open a probe into the violence which followed the country's July election.
The Chairperson of the Faith for the Nation Campaign in Zimbabwe, Andrew Wutawunashe, has requested that the opposition MDC-Alliance and its leader, Nelson Chamisa, accept the olive branch that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended to him.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived at Harare's National Stadium for his inauguration ceremony, at which he'll be sworn in for a full term.
Zimbabwe's newly elected President, Emmerson Mnangagwa is being sworn in at an ceremony in the capital, Harare.
Oppsition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa and his supporters are expected to boycott the ceremony, as they believe President Emmerson Mnangagwa was unfairly elected and plan to challenge his victory in an African Union court.
Zimbabwe's newly elected President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, will be sworn in at an elaborate ceremony in the capital, Harare on Sunday.
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Saturday refused to accept a Constitutional Court ruling that upheld Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in presidential elections in July.
Zimbabwe's opposition MDC alliance and its leader, Nelson Chamisa, has rejected the Constitutional Court's ruling on the country's recent elections.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged Zimbabweans and their leaders to accept the judgment by their country's Constitutional Court which upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa's recent election victory.
Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state funeral and burial in Ghana on September 13, the Ghanaian president said on Friday, calling it "a major event for our country".
Liberian President George Weah gave his country's top honour to Arsene Wenger and Claude LeRoy, the two French coaches who gave his football career an early boost, on Friday.
Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court has dismissed MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa's challenge to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's victory in the July the 30th elections has been delayed.
Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court judgment on MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa's challenge to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's victory in the July the 30th elections has been delayed.
The United Nations in South Africa is holding a memorial service for the late former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan of Ghana at Unisa in Pretoria, South Africa.
South African police said Thursday that they had boarded a Russian-registered cargo ship allegedly carrying illegal weapons and explosives en route to Lagos, Nigeria.
Mountainous hurdles face the Democratic Republic of Congo as it prepares for elections, just four months away, that will shape the future of one of the world's powder-keg countries.
Civil Society Organisations and Ugandans living in Kenya held demonstrations in Nairobi.
Zimbabwe Constitutional Court is expected to make a ruling on the opposition party's challenge, to the results of last month's historic presidential election.
Lesotho's first National Leadership Forum took place on Thursday.
Zimbabwean police have arrested a critic of Emmerson Mnangagwa on charges of insulting the president in a Facebook post, lawyers said Thursday, highlighting allegations of a crackdown on government opponents.
Uganda on Thursday filed treason charges against pop star-turned-MP Robert Kyagulanyi shortly after prosecutors dropped accusations of illegal weapons possession against him.
The United Nations refugee agency called Wednesday on the Italian government to allow 177 migrants trapped on a coastguard vessel near the Sicilian port of Catania to disembark "for humanitarian and medical reasons".
The UN Security Council on Wednesday criticised slow progress in talks between Burundi's government and the opposition despite President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision not to seek re-election in 2020.
Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court will on Friday rule on whether to uphold or overturn President Emmerson Mnangagwa's July 30 election victory, following a challenge by his main rival's MDC Party.
Close to a year ago, Kenya introduced one of the toughest laws on the use of one-time plastic carrier bags. Punishment for carrying, using or selling the bags can include a fine ranging from between 19-thousand to 39-thousand dollars – or four years in jail. In markets across the country, it is clear that Kenyans […]
Presidential candidates who are cited in opposition MDC Alliance Leader Nelson Chamisa's Constitutional Court application are not allowed to agree with him that the outcome was flawed.
South African advocates, Dali Mpofu and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi have been allowed back in the Constitutional Court in Zimbabwe after they were kicked out earlier Wednesday.
All Zimbabwe police have been recalled from leave to be deployed outside the constitutional court and around the country.