The Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe's August 1 shootings has concluded its work, but rights groups have expressed concern over the lack of transparency on how it handled evidence.
Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have marched through Harare under close surveillance by armed police in the first rally since a deadly post election violence, and an 11-year-old girl in Nigeria is on a mission to clean up Lagos.
Nigeria's military has finally revealed a death toll of 39 from a new series of extremist attacks on soldiers, while President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that Boko Haram and Islamic State-linked fighters should be wiped "from the…
An internal inquiry says the United Nations refugee agency has misspent millions of dollars on Africa's largest refugee crisis, including paying for what became a parking lot at the Ugandan prime minister's office.
Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister Obert Mpofu reportedly told the Kgalema Motlanthe commission investigating the post-election violence of August 1 that President Emmerson Mnangagwa deployed the soldiers who allegedly killed six…
Lesotho's Members of Parliament are reportedly demanding a 100% pay increase, and Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry says the deadly Ebola outbreak has claimed another 19 lives in just five day.
The US embassy in Kinshasa will be closed to the public for a fourth day following "credible and precise information" about a possible terrorist threat, a month ahead of the DRC's presidential election.
Kenyan police are accused of committing the majority of sexual violence reported during last year's opposition protests over election results, the government-funded Kenya National Commission on Human Rights has said.