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.
Two men being prosecuted for having gay sex in Kenya lost their legal bid to challenge the authorities' right to force suspects ...
African nations must invest in services such as education that address the root causes of conflict and promote peace.
Lords Resistance Army rebels have kidnapped 17 people from a village in eastern Central African Republic, a senior local official said.
The cockpit voice recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed on its way from Paris to Cairo has been found.
Forces backed by Libya's unity government said they had consolidated positions on the edge of Sirte.
Nominated Kenyan MP for Special Interest Groups, Mwaura Isaac, has said that persons with albinism do not require pity or tokenism.
Aid workers in South Sudan have suffered an increase in attacks, the UN warned.
Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, who ran unsuccessfully against President Denis Sassou Nguesso in a disputed election, has been detained, his lawyer said.
The AU Peace and Security Council has endorsed a recommendation to extend the mandate of the UNAMID for another 12 months.
More Burundi schoolchildren have been sent home for deliberately scribbling on pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Boko Haram jihadists killed at least four villagers and kidnapped three women near the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok.
Delegates at the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region have urged all stakeholders in Burundi to work towards ...
Two civilians in Burundi died when a grenade exploded in the hands of soldier apparently about to hurl it into a crowd, an official said.