The bodies of 27 migrants have been recovered in Western Libya, 13 of whom died of suffocation in a shipping container.
Security is very tight at the Lesotho National Assembly as the country sees it’s most anticipated reopening of Parliament.
Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday.
More than $4 billion is needed by the end of March to help nearly 20 million people who risk starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the United Nations says.
The Electoral Commission in Kenya is registering prisoners to vote in time for this year’s General elections due in August.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir promised aid agencies safe access to hungerstricken civilians a day after his government declared a famine in parts of the war-ravaged country.
The 4th edition of Air Cargo Africa trade and expo kicked off this week in Ekurhuleni.
Fireworks are expected when the Lesotho national assembly reconvenes on Friday.
Life is getting tougher for Nigerians. Inflation hit its highest level since 2005 in January, running at an unexpectedly high 18.7 percent.
As he celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brushed aside persistent allegations of corruption against senior officials.
Across Africa, some two million refugees are facing critical shortages in food assistance, the United Nations warns.
The United Nations and its agencies have branded the famine declared in certain parts of South Sudan, man-made.
The Lutheran World Federation says there is complete lack of International attention on the unfolding humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.
Al Shabaab, the Islamist insurgent group that is fighting the UN-backed Somali government, did not immediately claim responsibility.
Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe, is turning 93 next Tuesday and he is still going strong.
Mozambique's Prime Minister, Carlos Agostinho do Rosario, will visit thousands of residents at Inhambane and Gaza provinces following the tropical cyclone Dineo.
Three East African countries can now jointly market their tourism products on line with the launch of the first joint East African destination portal.
Gambia's President Adama Barrow vowed to revive the country's faltering economy with sweeping reforms.
Six civil society organisations believed to be close to the Burundi government regime organised protests in the capital Bujumbura and the second town Gitega on Saturday.
The United Nations has confirmed its receipt of a Gambian decision to rescind its withdrawal from the Rome Statute that governs membership of the international Criminal Court.
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe says President Robert Mugabe, her husband, is irreplaceable and will continue to rule from the grave.
The International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (ICRC) says there is still a "window of opportunity' to avert a possible famine in Somalia.
Seven suspected Boko Haram militants blew themselves on the outskirts of a northeast Nigerian city on Friday.
Rebels in Central African Republic killed at least 32 civilians after clashes with a rival armed group; Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron faced a storm of criticism from his right-wing opponents over his comments condemning France's colonial past in Algeria.
At least 11 people were killed in central Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday.
Botswana put its national airline up for tender on Monday, as part of its latest drive to privatise loss-making state companies.
MTN has joined hands with the South African High Commission in Kenya to provide scholarships to bright but needy girls in the East African nation.
The UN Secretary-General has praised Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi for his commitment in fighting terrorism.
Zimbabwean banks only have enough cash in offshore accounts to finance about two weeks' worth of the country's imports, according to a statement from the central bank on Wednesday.