UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that there has been a sharp rise in hate speech and ethnic incitement in South Sudan.
Hundreds of Mauritanians are supporting the execution of a blogger accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad.
Zimbabwe's opposition MDC fears that the recruitment of more army personnel is a ploy by the ruling party.
An Egyptian court has overturned a death sentence against ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
Zimbabwe needs an immigration policy that integrates migration into a broad development agenda, a diplomat says.
Former Zambian minister Chishimba Kambwili is being probed on how he accumulated a personal wealth after serving the government for just five years.
Up to half of all children under the age of five are acutely malnourished in north-eastern Nigeria where terrorist group Boko Haram is wreaking havoc.
Ethiopia's state of emergency inquiry board says that over 11 000 people have been detained in different parts of the country.
Zimbabwe's military has no say on who should take over from Robert Mugabe, according to the country's army commander.
Humanitarian organisations are working round the clock to ascertain the whereabouts of 32 children and women kidnapped in South Sudan.
Nothing is going right for Zimbabwe right now.
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters and their families have surrendered in Chad in the past month, security and UN sources said.
President Zuma wants regional leaders discuss the current drought and water shortages ravaging members states of the Southern ...
A Zimbabwean court has thrown out charges against a local hunter accused of failing to stop the killing of prized lion Cecil.
A senior Zimbabwean official says his country is ready to work with the new US administration.