A specialist police unit that was set up to tackle Nigeria's violent crime has instead become a hotbed for corruption, according to a report.
More than 50 people appeared in the Harare High Court on Wednesday seeking bail after nearly a month in a maximum security prison.
At least 44 people have been killed in protests over Congolese President Joseph Kabila's perceived bid to extend his rule, Human Rights Watch says.
President Jacob Zuma warns illicit financial flows out of Africa of about $50 billion a year deprive the continent of much needed resources.
Most African countries have laws against homosexuality. Perhaps US pastor Steven Anderson thought he would be welcomed in Botswana with open arms.
A total shutdown, as planned by activists #Tajamuka, has little chance of success because only 20% of Zimbabweans are employed in the formal sector.
The United States has called on SA to use its influence to prevent this week's political violence from spiraling out of control.
Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton has articulated any concrete vision for an African policy, writes Julius Amin.
President Ian Khama of Botswana wants controversial US pastor Steven Anderson shown out of the country.