Armed fighting over land, water and other natural resources in Darfur continues to put civilians at risk, a top UN peacekeeping official has said.
Zimbabwean police have sought the extradition of a Lebanese businessman embroiled in a dispute over a R17.5 million diamond ring with Grace Mugabe.
Amnesty International has criticised Malawi’s handling of the targeted killings of albinos, calling it a failure of the criminal justice system.
Gambia's outgoing President Yayah Jammeh will not step down when his mandate ends on January 18, the Information Ministry has said.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has fired the army and police following the country's two-day mutiny.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will lead three West African heads of state to Gambia in an effort to persuade its longtime leader to step down.
The knee-high dome on Ikung'u Kathimbu's farm in Weru village, eastern Kenya, shelters an unusual crop: a termite swarm.
Calm has been restored to the main cities of Ivory Coast following two days of unrest in the wake of mutiny by troops.