Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat has clinched Africa’s top job as AU Commission chair, ushering in a new era of leadership for the continent.
Running his fingers over the wide scars on his knee and thigh, 13-year-old Usman recalled the moment he thought he would die.
At least 32 people have died in Somalia after drinking water from a well that was believed to have been poisoned, officials have said.
Chad Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat will be replacing African Union Commission chairwoman Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.
Gambia's President Adama Barrow is finally returning home, solidifying his position as the country's first new commander in chief in two decades.
A UN humanitarian official has appealed for calm in the Central African Republic since the country is in a fragile state.
President Jacob Zuma will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 28th Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU, starting on January 28.
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia has condemned the coordinated suicide bombing attack at a hotel in Mogadishu.