Boko Haram jihadists killed at least four villagers and kidnapped three women near the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok.
Delegates at the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region have urged all stakeholders in Burundi to work towards ...
Two civilians in Burundi died when a grenade exploded in the hands of soldier apparently about to hurl it into a crowd, an official said.
A senior officer wounded in an attack by gunmen on a police headquarters has reportedly died of his wounds.
Turkish police have seized a jewel-encrusted ivory dagger said to have belonged to Libya's late leader Muammar Gaddafi, a report said.
The Gambia banned music, dancing and drumming during Ramadaan, on pain of being arrested - and people are complying, police said.
Tanzania's newly appointed Minister for Home Affairs Mwigulu Nchemba declares war against drug traffickers.
A South Sudanese court handed life sentences for the disappearance of more than 14million dollars from the office of President Salva Kiir.
Eritrea's government accused Ethiopia of launching an attack on its territory, but the extent of the assault was still unclear.
The rights of people with albinism in Malawi must be guaranteed, Amnesty International said.
Political tensions between Burundi and Rwanda continue to rise as the Rwandan government expels more Burundians.
Burundi human rights groups say about 800 young girls and women have been taken to Gulf states to work as household slaves since October.
Somalia's militant al-Shabaab group said it had executed four people it accused of espionage.
Five members from a polygamous family died from suspected food poisoning in Mwenezi, about 470km south of Harare.
President Robert Mugabe should admit failure regarding the proposed bond notes and step down immediately, the MDC said.