Families of at least 20 convicts executed under the death penalty by the Botswana government have requesting access to their graves.
Protesters in Kisumu blocked roads with burning tyres and stones to demand an electoral body quit, a witness said.
A second female journalist has been killed in Somalia in a period of less than six months.
Thirty soldiers from Niger and two from Nigeria were killed in a Boko Haram attack on the southeastern town of Bosso close to the border with Nigeria.
Thirty soldiers from Niger and two from Nigeria were killed in a Boko Haram attack by ‘hundreds of assailants’ close to the ...
Nigeria's government has recovered $9.1-billion in stolen money and assets, its information and culture minister said.
Police in Burundi shot and wounded a student and a taxi-driver during a protest by schoolchildren against the arrest of their colleagues.
The Mandela of Western Sahara - Mohamed Abdelaziz - passed away re-igniting the calls for Western Sahara’s liberation.
A seriously-injured popular Swazi magician died after he was “dumped by two police officers” in the middle of a Mbabane township road.
King Mswati III will be the next chairman of the SADC when the regional heads of state and government meet in Mbabane in August.
President Pierre Nkurunziza offered a pardon to armed groups in the country’s southern provinces if they surrender within 15 days.
Two UN agencies joined forces to distribute seeds and agricultural tools to 200 000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan.
Former first lady Simone Gbagbo said her husband would have hit her if she had suggested in 2010 that he should step down to avoid bloodshed.
Swaziland’s King Mswati III, Africa’s last remaining absolute monarchy, is seeking to rebrand his rule as a form of democracy.
A Malawi court has reportedly banned witchdoctors from operating in the country following a spate of albino killings linked to witchcraft.