Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has had a mixed bag of positives and negatives in his first 50 days in office, a report says.
Tanzanian police say Africa’s youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who is now free, has indicated to them that his abductors spoke a Southern African language, confirming suspicions that the kidnappers were foreigners.
Tunisia sack their head coach Faouzi Benzarti, just four days after he helped the Carthage Eagles qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations.
Boko Haram jihadists on Saturday hacked 12 farmers to death as they worked on their fields in the volatile northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, civilian militia has told AFP.
Odion Ighalo says death threats aimed at his family after the World Cup were not enough to make him quit playing for Nigeria.
Seven diamond miners died and another 23 were missing after two canoes capsized in central Democratic Republic of Congo, government and mining officials have said.
[Guardian] Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr says he is still searching for quality players to beef up his squad despite Nigeria’s recent victories in the Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series.
Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF is reportedly embroiled in fresh infighting, as war veterans who were instrumental in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rise want former cabinet ministers kicked out from the party.
Violence on the troubled Comorian island of Anjouan has subsided after four days of deadly clashes between government forces and rebels opposed to President Azali Assoumani.
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An inquiry probing the killing of six people after soldiers opened fire on post-election protesters in Zimbabwe will summon police and the army to appear before it, an official has said.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has assisted in the release of 24 people detained in relation to South Sudan’s civil war, calling it the first release the organisation has supervised since the latest peace deal was signed last month.
Tanzanian tycoon Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped earlier this month, says he has been released and has returned home safely.
Reports that his captors were believed to be South African have not been verified.
The Comoros government and main opposition have signed a deal that could end the latest bout of instability to rock the Indian Ocean nation after violence flared on Anjouan island.
Top Africa stories: Ailing Zim VP Chiwenga ‘on special diet’, Kenya minister charged with corruption
Zimbabwe’s vice president Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly on “special diet”, with the presidential spokesperson George Charamba hinting that he is battling “serious ailment, and Kenya’s ex-sports minister Hassan Wario has been charged over Olympic corruption.
The sight of an electric car in Zimbabwe has caused a stir on social media, as fuel shortages cause agony for many.
Lola is the first born British-Nigerian in her family. In this candid conversation she asks her mum why she was never taught their mother tongue.
Fifa will consider lifting Sierra Leone’s suspension from international football after the corruption case against the country’s FA President Isha Johansen concludes.