Drought-ravaged Southern African countries still need 2.1 billion U.S. dollars to feed the people and manage the effects of El Niño.
Zimbabweans are outraged over the appointment of President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law as head of the national airline.
Two of Nigeria's 10 presidential jets are for sale as part of a drive to cut costs, a spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari says.
A Moroccan security official says authorities have foiled a suicide attack planned for the October 7 parliamentary elections.
Kenyan anti-terror police on Tuesday killed a most wanted terror suspect, Ismael Shosi.
<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 70pt-->Third chance for peace looks like a pipe dream, writes Peter Fabricius
<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 70pt-->The Mugabe government's utter economic failure has driven the country's citizens to despair, writes Peter Fabricius
<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 70pt-->SA's failure to back Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma for a second term reflects poorly on what the country ...