The Ethiopian government has announced that posting the current situation in the country on Facebook is a crime.
Botswana says it is shooting Zimbabwe cattle which stray across its border to protect its beef exports to the European Union.
African leaders have signed a deal to boost security off the continent's economically crucial coasts.
Negotiation is on-going with Nigeria's Boko Haram group for the release of remaining Chibok girls in captivity, a senior official says.
Heavy fighting near the town of Malakal in South Sudan claimed dozens of lives, according to a military spokesperson.
Democratic Republic of Congo's ruling coalition and other smaller parties have agreed to delay next month's elections to April 2018.
No one will arrest Jonathan Moyo, who is alleged to have siphoned off over R5,7 miilion meant for Zimbabwe's manpower development, ...
A Zimbabwean girl, aged between 12 and 13, went into labour while she was writing exams and was taken home to her village where she gave birth.
Fighting in South Sudan killed at least 60 people this week, stoking fears the region could plunge back into full-scale war.
Africans who think the US election is nothing more than entertainment should note the old adage: when the US sneezes, the world catches a cold.
There are conflicting reports about the terms of the first negotiated release of some Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
Local sources say the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram was part of a prisoner swap - but authorities deny doing a deal. [VIDEO]
The second and final leg of the Kenyan national public debate on capital punishment has begun.
South African President Jacob Zuma left Kenya with an unusual request from host President Uhuru Kenyatta.
A Zimbabwe anti-corruption body says money that cabinet minister, Jonathan Moyo, is said to have embezzled was used for personal expenses.