President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday returned to South Africa from Windhoek in the Republic of Namibia, where he participated in the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday declared a week of mourning to pay homage to former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan.
A migrant died early Friday as Tunisian security forces clashed with a group of Tunisians and Africans embarking on a clandestine sea crossing to Italy, a security official said.
Advocates Dali Mpofu and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi have arrived in Harare Zimbabwe as part of the MDC Alliance's legal team challenging the outcome of the July 30 polls.
For decades the Nairobi River has been besieged by the construction of buildings teetering perilously over its banks, bringing pollution, blockages and floods to the waterway that runs through the capital.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that it could not be certain that it had identified all people exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu region, where insecurity prevents aid workers from reaching some areas.
South Africa has been elected to chair a committee of five African countries that will discuss ways that Africans can be part of the fourth industrial revolution.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s government says it has issued an international arrest warrant for opposition leader, Moise Katumbi, who has been in exile since 2016.
Thirteen separatists in an oil-rich enclave on Africa's west coast ruled by Angola have been acquitted of charges of crimes against state security, local media said Friday.
If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou told Reuters on Thursday, warning that the stability of neighbouring countries was at stake.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been elected for a second five-year term after winning a runoff ballot by a landslide, according to official figures Thursday.
Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court will hear the opposition's legal challenge to the election of President Emmerson Mnangagwa on August 22, the ruling party said on Thursday.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has filed submissions in the land’s highest court opposing a court challenge to his victory by main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, one of his lawyers said on Wednesday.
First came the war, which developed into a brutal, bloody tussle between militias who abused civilians or killed them.
Ugandan legislator Francis Zaake, detained after the president's convoy was stoned, has been "brutalised" by security personnel, an opposition figure said on Wednesday as images of the bruised lawmaker emerged on social media.
The United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) called for restraint in Mali on Tuesday after the opposition candidate said he would reject the results of a presidential run-off.
Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party has filed court papers at the country's Constitutional Court to oppose the MDC-Alliance's challenge to the recent election results.
Tensions that have been simmering in Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention have come to a head.
Tunisian authorities on Tuesday denied accusations by Italy that migrants it arrested as they tried to cross the Mediterranean for Italian shores were "terrorists".
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has won re-election "comfortably" based on his campaign's vote count, his spokesman said on Tuesday, dismissing claims from the opposition that they won.
Nigeria's state oil company could allow private investors to install two refineries on two of its sites, it said on Tuesday.
Ugandan police arrested three opposition lawmakers and scores of others after stones were thrown at the convoy of President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the country since 1986.
Zimbabwe will on Tuesday commemorate Defence Force's Day.
Global rights groups have slammed Egyptian authorities for failing to prosecute members of the security forces over a bloody 2013 crackdown on protesters that left hundreds dead.
Malian opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse said on Monday he would reject the results of a presidential runoff marred by accusations of fraud, violence and low turnout, calling on the population "to rise up."
The United Nations Security Council has welcomed steps taken recently in the electoral process in the Democratic Republic of Congo, particularly President Joseph Kabila's decision not to seek an additional term in office.
Mozambique's security forces have identified six men they regard as the ringleaders of a nascent Islamist insurgency that has killed over 100 people in the north, and called on local people to help capture them, news agency Lusa reported on Monday.
Tunisia’s president on Monday proposed giving women equal inheritance rights despite protests from thousands of people objecting to any challenge to Islamic law.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday said Zimbabweans should now unite to rebuild the economy and put behind them the election period that saw six people being killed after the army stepped in to quell post-election protests this month.
Threats by jihadist militants forced hundreds of polling stations in Mali to stay closed during Sunday's presidential run-off, the government said on Monday.