Two Malian soldiers were killed when armed men placed explosives on a road near a convoy.
Top general assassinated in Burundi: officials
The government has blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver vital food to South Sudan
Àmama Mbabazi was sacked from his prime ministerial post last year in an evolving power struggle and has been one of the country's most popular and skilled politicians.
Four Indian nationals, on their way back to India after a posting at Sirte University were held at a checkpoint and taken back to Sirte.
Collective prayers, forced conversion to Christianity, Islamic clothing have been banned in Western Central African Republic, in particular in areas where there is an absence of UN peacekeepers.
Congo, Chad, Cameroon and Guinea, have initiated a ban on wearing the niqab, the full-face veil after a spate of young women carried out suicide attacks
Jose Zamora Induta had been exiled in Portugal before returning home to Guinea-Bissau.
Roughly 70 percent of the world's cocoa is grown in West Africa and several people in the chocolate industry have been trying to reduce child labor in West Africa for years.
This is Africa reflects on Mr. Mazrui’s five strategies for taming Western-oriented imperialism disguised as globalisation
Cameroon has shut down all mosques and Islamic centres in response to a wave of suicide attacks in the country's north.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is keen to keen to get a regional taskforce up and running to combat Boko Haram
US President tells African leaders to respect presidential term limits, not to jail journalists, and not to restrict opponents
Child says he was given bag containing explosive by stranger who paid him $5 to bring it to crowded market
UN Security Council ‘undemocratic, unrepresentative, and exactly where it was in 1945,’ South African govt minister says
East African country is last stop on US President's Africa tour
Another deadly attack was conducted Sunday in Mogadishu
EAC poll observer tells Anadolu Agency that the elections marred by ‘insecurity, tense environment and violation of rights,’
President Obama lauded Africa’s economic development, but gingerly tried to nudge his hosts to change their views on a number of issues including democracy and human rights.
‘IGAD-plus’ scheme calls on both sides of S. Sudan conflict to cut deal by August 17 before drawing up unity government
Electoral commission says official results to be announced in nine days