A public television station in Morocco has apologised twice for a show on makeup to hide the bruises of battered women.
Gambia's president once said he would govern the country for a billion years if God willed it.
Amnesty International is accusing Uganda of carrying out extrajudicial executions after 62 people died in clashes.
Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him after fierce clashes in the area left 55 dead.
Though much of the country is still under the control of Islamist militant group Al Shabaab, the Ethiopian government is ...
An ethnic Nande militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed about 30 civilians, mostly Hutus, local sources said.
Two days of fighting between Ugandan forces and a tribal militia has killed at least 19 people, a government official said.
The Islamist terror group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a checkpoint in Sinai that killed at least 12 soldiers.
Angolan police detained 749 people from the DRC and charged them with crimes that include illegal immigration and illegal diamond mining.
Zimbabwe has recorded more than 7000 child sexual abuse cases from January to September 2016 alone, the Tourism Minister said.
Aviators in vintage planes who were detained in Ethiopia are now free to continue their journey, organisers say.
A Harare magistrate has dismissed an application for removal from remand by Pastor Phillip Mugadza.
Malawi human rights bodies say the sentencing of a "hyena" is a failure of justice for women and girls in Africa. [VIDEO]
Nigeria's military has killed at least 150 protesters in a campaign to repress demands to create a Biafran state, Amnesty International says.
Johannesburg - Gift of the Givers said on Wednesday it was still battling to secure freedom for hostages being held by al-Qaeda ...