Liberia will hold a delayed presidential run-off vote on December 26, the electoral commission chief said on Tuesday.
Conflict has forced 1.7 million people to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year, causing "a mega-crisis", aid agencies say.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn-in for a second five-year term in front of a rapturous crowd on Tuesday as riot police teargassed people trying to reach an area where the opposition planned a rival gathering.
The fall of Robert Mugabe, who was a fixture in global affairs for nearly four decades, was sudden, swift and bloodless.
France on Wednesday called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council over slave-trading in Libya as President Emmanuel Macron blasted the auctioning of Africans as a crime against humanity.
Gen Constantine Chiwenga, 61, is being hailed as a political saviour after he led the military takeover in Zimbabwe, however he is under sanctions from the European Union and the US - for his role in a brutal crackdown on the opposition, and over the seizure of white-owned farms.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says.
The reactions on Saturday highlight one of the many challenges facing the internationally recognized authorities in Libya, which are still struggling to restore order, win popular support and restore basic services like water and electricity.
Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions to overturn the country's October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
ROBERT Mugabe has vowed to stay on as Zimbabwe President, despite being sacked by his own party.
Zimbabwe's ruling party has sacked President Robert Mugabe as its leader, officials say.
One analyst said he believed the negotiations "have pretty much reached an end point" to get Mugabe to step aside and that it was a "matter of hours or days."
L'armée du Zimbabwe a pris le contrôle de la radio-télévision d'État et bloque les accès aux principales institutions d'Harare. Les officiers refusent toutefois de parler d'un coup d'État et assurent que le président Mugabe est sain et sauf.
At least three explosions were heard in Zimbabwe's capital early Wednesday and military vehicles were seen in the streets after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political tensions over President Robert Mugabe's possible successor.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe fired Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday, the government said, as the battle between Mnangagwa and Mugabe's wife Grace to succeed the veteran leader intensified.
A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga withdrew Tuesday from a re-run of the presidential election in the latest twist to a political saga that has plunged the nation into uncertainty.
French judges have heard from a new witness who claims to have seen missiles allegedly used to kill former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, whose death sparked genocide in 1994, a source close to the case told AFP on Monday.
Blazing mushroom cloud seen after explosion that sent 68 to hospital
Tunisia's health minister died of a heart attack on Sunday after taking part in a charity marathon to help battle cancer, officials said.