More than 50 people appeared in the Harare High Court on Wednesday seeking bail after nearly a month in a maximum security prison.
At least 44 people have been killed in protests over Congolese President Joseph Kabila's perceived bid to extend his rule, Human Rights Watch says.
President Jacob Zuma warns illicit financial flows out of Africa of about $50 billion a year deprive the continent of much needed resources.
Most African countries have laws against homosexuality. Perhaps US pastor Steven Anderson thought he would be welcomed in Botswana with open arms.
A total shutdown, as planned by activists #Tajamuka, has little chance of success because only 20% of Zimbabweans are employed in the formal sector.
The United States has called on SA to use its influence to prevent this week's political violence from spiraling out of control.
Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton has articulated any concrete vision for an African policy, writes Julius Amin.
President Ian Khama of Botswana wants controversial US pastor Steven Anderson shown out of the country.
Cape Town pastor Oscar Bougardt has flown to Botswana to meet with US preacher Steven Anderson, who has been barred from entering SA.
The Zimbabwe government is looking for researchers to carry out an in-depth study on the impact of economic sanctions on the country.
A self-defence group says Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a village in northeast Nigeria and beheaded the local chief and his son.
Zimbabwe's economy is falling apart, and there's a crackdown on anti-government protests. But the country's comedy scene is booming. [VIDEO]
Three policemen and 14 civilians died after police and anti-government protesters clashed during a march against President Joseph Kabila.
Two police officers and two civilians were killed after opposition protests against a delayed presidential election turned violent in Congo's capital.
An Italian tourist was trampled to death by an elephant while photographing the animal at the Tsavo National Park, police say.