The UN is seeking $1.3bn in humanitarian aid for South Sudan, where two in ten of the population were driven from their homes.
The head of Sudan's powerful NISS vowed Islamic State group jihadists would not be allowed to use the country to cross into Libya.
An Amnesty International report claims that electronic giants including Apple, Samsung and Sony may be linked to child labour in Africa.
Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi still has a choice: war criminal or peace bringer, writes Catherine Gegout
Key African Union elections add uncertainty amid the pressing demands of conflicts and crises across Africa, writes Liesl Louw-Vaudran
Liberia has been declared free of the Ebola virus by global health experts.
Thousands gathered in Tunis to mark the fifth anniversary of the overthrow of longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
The family of Jonas Savimbi are suing Call of Duty for representing his character as a "barbarian", their lawyer said.