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.
Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo meets with the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram this week.
Citizens of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, as well as tourists, will now be able to tour any part of the three countries using the UniVisa.
A deal brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government helped secure the release of 21 of the more than ...
Twenty-one of the more than 200 girls kidnapped over two years ago by Boko Haram militants have been released, reports say.
Residents of the world’s largest refugee camp fear sexual violence and armed conflict if the settlement is broken up, according to a major new report.
The Zimbabwean government is working on measures to curb smuggling, Industry and Trade minister Mike Bimha says.
Zimbabwe wildlife authorities are reportedly investigating cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo for alleged abuse of funds.