President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the government will make secondary school education in public schools in Kenya free starting from 2019.
The South African National Editors’ Forum has called on President Zuma to request the Egyptian government’s intervention ...
Zambia's biggest independent newspaper has been shut down by the authorities over unpaid taxes, the editor said, calling ...
African countries are battling to find a worthy successor to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as African Union Commission chairperson.
The Niger Delta Avengers said it never agreed a ceasefire with the Nigerian government.
The Zimbabwe Teachers Association has threatened industrial action if the cash strapped government goes ahead with plans ...
SADC chairman and Botswana President Lieutenant-General Seretse Khama Ian Khama has called on member states to show political ...
The cash-strapped Zimbabwean government is confiscating South African goods from informal traders, in line with a new law.
For almost 30 years Egyptians have been settling down to break their fasts with dates, hearty meals and prank shows on their television set.
Health officials in the DRC have confirmed 67 cases of yellow fever - and another 1 000 people are being monitored for the disease.
One in every 113 people was affected by forced displacement in 2015. The UNHCR said this was the highest level ever recorded.
Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party sacked the elected mayor of Harare and forced the entire council of another city out of office.
Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a village in Niger while a delegation of ministers were visiting, killing seven gendarmes.
Boko Haram militants killed 18 women at a funeral in Nigeria's north-east, and some women are believed to be still missing, officials said.
A second flight recorder has been retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, investigators said.