Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife will not inherit the role.
A group of 5 000 girls who were expelled from schools in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis have returned to the classroom.
Three employees of international charity Save the Children have been kidnapped in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
<!--PSTYLE=hed_45H 28pt-->King Shaka International tied with Cape Town International in the Best Airport by Region category ...
The mission of UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, and five AU leaders in Burundi this week must be to get human rights monitors ...
<!--PSTYLE=hed_45H 28pt-->In Uganda, civil society organisations are now alert to demanding women's health care rights, writes<em> Moses Mulumba</em>
Joice Mujuru, who was a popular vice-president until she was sacked, has taken the first step to form a new political party.
Mystery surrounds the discovery of a body on a US freighter, which landed at Harare airport stuffed with SA Rands
Joice Mujuru was a popular vice-president and a natural successor to Robert Mugabe until she was sacked two years ago