A Malawi court has reportedly banned witchdoctors from operating in the country following a spate of albino killings linked to witchcraft.
At least 16 people were killed in a car bomb and gun attack on a hotel in the centre of Mogadishu where sporadic gunfire could still be heard.
Kenyans turned out in their thousands at two separate public events to celebrate the country’s 53rd Madaraka (Freedom) Day.
A French navy vessel detected signals from one of the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, investigators said.
Individual voices in Zimbabwe are taking a stand and tapping into anger bubbling below the surface.
The Mozambican region of Gorongosa has been witnessing an increase in skirmishes and sporadic clashes between the army and rebels.
Kizza Besigye's treason trial began with the prosecutor saying he could not be brought to court for security reasons.
The death of a teenage girl during FGM raises questions about Egypt's efforts to end the practice, anti-FGM campaigners said.
An Egyptian diplomat has been accused of calling sub-Saharan Africans “slaves and dogs.”.
Embattled IEBC officials are facing mounting pressure to vacate office and pave the way for new officials ahead of the 2017 ...
Smaller opposition parties in Zimbabwe signed a coalition agreement in Harare, dubbed the Coalition of Democrats.
Uganda has been accused of redeploying its troops inside South Sudan, in breach of a 2015 peace agreement which demanded their withdrawal.
Convicted war criminal Jean-Pierre Bemba found himself back in the dock at the ICC - this time accused of bribing witnesses.
The UN's special envoy on Libya, Martin Kobler, called on all the country's armed groups to unite against the Islamic State group.
Two days of violence over an alleged blasphemy by a Christian trader against Prophet Mohammed left at least four dead, a report said.