The AUC chairperson praised progress in implementing the Agenda 2063 plan, while singling out problem states like Burundi and South Sudan.
The son of Equatorial Guinea's president is going on trial in France for corruption, money laundering and embezzlement after a probe.
The Sudanese press continues to be severely hobbled by frequent seizures of the entire print run and suspensions of publications, ...
A young woman was arrested after Burundian Minister of Water and Environment Emmanuel Niyonkuru was shot dead in Bujumbura.
Boko Haram's leader urges his fighters to "kill, slaughter and abduct ...
China says it will shut down its ivory trade at the end of 2017 in a move designed to curb the mass slaughter of African elephants.
President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that Burundian troops in the African peace keeping mission in Somalia would withdraw ...
Scores of young elephants from Zimbabwe landed in Shanghai on Tuesday, according to the flight plan of the cargo aeroplane involved.
Evicted white farmers are becoming involved in joint farming ventures in Zimbabwe, as banks try to recover the money borrowed to land invaders.
The SANDF soldiers wounded in the recent attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are recovering in hospital.
Three criminals on death row for about two decades have been secretly executed in Nigeria's first hangings since 2013, human rights lawyers say.
A plot to blow up a major bridge in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos has been foiled following the arrest of a 43-year-old man.
Flooding in the Democratic Republic of Congo port city of Boma has killed at least 50 people and left another 10 000 homeless.
A suicide bomber attacked a cattle market in Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria, the city worst hit in the seven-year insurgency by Boko Haram.
MDC-T economic development secretary Tapiwa Mashakada said in his Christmas message to Zimbabwe that 2017 would be a "meltdown" year for the country.