Half of Zambia has remained without power three days after a fault on a transmission line, the power utility said on Tuesday.
Pastor Patrick Mugadza has been arrested while trying to chain himself to a security rail near Zimbabwe's Parliament.
A cross-dressing social media star dubbed "Africa's male Barbie" has shot to fame in Nigeria.
Zimbabwe doesn't have the foreign currency to pay its neighbours for electricity - and the country could face power cuts as a result.
The UN has appointed an investigator to help protect gay and transgender people worldwide - and African states didn't like that.
South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar was briefly detained at Addis Ababa airport, a rebel spokesman said.
Rwanda's Catholic Church has issued a statement apologising for its role in the country's 1994 genocide.
The International Air Transport Association is working with the World Customs Organisation and donor groups in the US to ...
The families of those on board Malaysian flight 370 are set to mount a debris-hunting trip to Madagascar.
Veteran Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe hints for the first time that he will retire from office.
DRC authorities blocked an opposition demonstration in Kinsasha aimed at putting pressure on President Joseph Kabila to step ...
The demonstration against the introduction of bond notes failed to take off in Harare, after some organisers were abducted ...
Guinea Bissau named its fifth prime minister in a year, as the coup-ridden country struggles to end months of political gridlock.
The Mozambican government has decreed three days of mourning after the explosion of a fuel tanker killed 56 people.
A 38-year-old Nigerian man has been hanged in Singapore for drug trafficking after being caught with 2.6 kilogrames of cannabis.