A 41-year-old woman has been jailed for 15 years for kidnapping a child in Mozambique and smuggling him to South Africa
UN and Congolese troops have launched an offensive in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo against a Rwandan rebel group linked to the 1994 genocide.
Striking doctors and nurses have paralyzed Kenya's public health system, endangering the lives of critically ill patients.
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About 13 million HIV-positive Africans still don't have access to the life-saving medication they require, the non-profit World Aids Campaign said.
The trial of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood chief and his deputies on charges related to protest deaths came to an abrupt end when judges walked out.
The father of a slain French soldier has described how disarmed Muslim fighters in the CAR were lynched by a Christian mob.
At least 21 people died in the district of Mandritsara after contracting pneumonic plague, says the Health Ministry.
UN peacekeeping troops in DRC have launched operations against a Rwandan Hutu rebel militia operating along Congo's border with Rwanda.
French troops killed 19 Islamist militants during an army operation in Mali's rebel-infested northern desert.
French President Francois Hollande praised his troops for tackling the violence against women and children in Bangui.
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