Nigeria’s ruling party has nominated President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate to stand for re-election in February 2019.
Zambia's refusal to grant Professor Patrick Lumumba entry, has raised suspicions the country is clamping down on anti-China sentiment
Flags are flying at half-mast in eSwatini on Sunday, this following the death of Prime Minister Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini.
A former Al-Quaeda prisoner has urged the family of a South African man, who was kidnapped in Burkina Faso in West Africa, not to lose hope.
"It was as if time stood still," said an exuberant announcer as Cameroon's President Paul Biya landed in the country's north to kick-off campaigning ahead of next week's polls.
Zambia has denied Kenyan Professor Patrick Lumumba entry into the country for security reasons.
Congo's opposition leaders warned thousands of supporters at a rally in the capital Kinshasa on Saturday of what they say are moves by the government to steal the presidential election in December, when Joseph Kabila is due to step down after 17 years.
Six people, including two soldiers, died in an overnight Boko Haram attacks near Lake Chad, security and army sources said on Saturday, saying Chadian troops had killed 17 assailants in a counter-offensive.
Nigeria's women's affairs minister submitted her resignation in a letter to the president on Saturday, becoming the second cabinet member to step down this month and adding that she would leave the ruling party.
A gunfight broke out near the central Nigeria city of Jos killing 11 people and sparking outbreaks of violence across the city, an army spokesperson said Friday.
Egypt has received the third and last $500 million tranche of a $1.5 billion African Development Bank loan which will support the government’s development programmes, the investment ministry said on Friday.
Nigeria's main opposition party has rejected the result of a runoff for a governorship in the country's swing southwest after the ruling party narrowly won in a boost to President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election hopes.
A top UN envoy called Thursday for transparency on arms flowing into the Central African Republic from Russia, China or the United States, urging diplomatic "coherence" as Moscow seeks a larger role in the war-torn sub-Saharan country.
The novice climbers - aged between 26 to 35 years old summit in Tanzania was to celebrate people with albinism.
Cameroon rail company Camrail said Thursday it will appeal its conviction along with 10 of its executives of manslaughter for a 2016 rail disaster that killed 79 people and injured around 600.
Nigeria's two main labour unions on Thursday began a national strike after talks about improved pay and conditions broke down with the government.
The United States is pressing Zimbabwe to change laws restricting media freedom and anti-government protests.
Film lovers in Kenya are flocking to the theaters to watch "Rafiki" a local film that was banned in the country by the Kenya Film and Classification Board citing its homosexual theme.
An estimated 190,000 people have been killed in South Sudan’s civil war and when factors such as population displacement, disruption to health facilities and lack of food are included the death toll is at least 383,000, an independent study said.
The World Bank has approved $80 million in loans to Somalia to fund public finance reforms, marking the first disbursement to the government of the conflict-ridden country in 30 years, the bank said.
Congolese President Joseph Kabila pledged at the United Nations on Tuesday that elections planned for December will go ahead, promising to take steps to ensure the vote is peaceful and credible.
Lesotho opposition parties have pulled out of the SADC recommended reform process demanding that the government set aside the suspension of the Chief Justice.
An Indian and a South African were among three mine workers kidnapped in a northern part of Burkina Faso which has been repeatedly targeted by jihadists, sources told AFP.
Outgoing DRC President Joseph Kabila has agreed last month not to defy term limits by running for re-election, opening the door to the Central African nation’s first democratic transfer of power.
The son of Angola’s ex-president has been detained in connection with an investigation into corruption and other crimes, the official ANGOP news agency said on Tuesday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in north eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
At least 115 people have been killed and 383 injured in fighting that has pitted Kaniyat against the Tripoli Revolutionaries’ Brigades (TRB) and the Nawasi, two of the capital’s largest armed groups.
Nigerian authorities on Monday said they were working to find and free 12 crew members of a Swiss-registered cargo ship who were kidnapped by sea pirates at the weekend.
The Lesotho Wool and Mohair Growers have petitioned the government to not meddle in its business.
A Kenyan county governor was charged in court on Monday with murdering a university student whom he had got pregnant.