Up to 50 Chibok schoolgirls have been released by Islamist Boko Haram militants after more than three years in captivity, ...
Tanzanian police say at least 34 people are dead after a bus carrying students lost control and crashed.
The leader of an Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has urged Muslims to steer clear of Christian gatherings and western embassies.
President Jacob Zuma has announced the extension of deployment of the National Defence Force as part of MONUSCO's Force Intervention Brigade.
At Tongogara Refugee Camp, which houses refugees from Africa and parts of Europe and Asia, 150 mud huts collapsed after recent rains.
More needs to be done to address the protracted conflict in South Sudan, US actor Forest Whitaker said at the World Economic Forum on Africa.
Mozambique rebel leader Alfonso Dhlakama is extending the current truce between Renamo and the government’s defence and security ...
Zimbabwe's former chief justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, who retired two months ago, has died in a South African hospital.
WEF: Inclusive growth is key
Witnesses say at least 10 Malian soldiers have been killed and nine others wounded in an ambush on a military convoy in central Mali.
At least 66 people have been confirmed dead from a severe outbreak of the Lassa fever in Nigeria.
Organised labour says Nigeria’s workers are yet to benefit from the wealth of the nation and are therefore agitating higher pay.
Zimbabwe has secured a massive loan to repay the World Bank and African Development Bank - a move that would enable the country ...
Namibian President Hage Geingob says he is seeking advice from his “mentor” President Robert Mugabe on how to embark on an agrarian revolution.
Pope Francis warned against religious fanaticism, wrapping up a brief trip to Cairo where he urged Muslim leaders to unite against violence.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli fired 9 932 government workers after an investigative task force found they presented fake ...