Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is currently behind bars, in the name of national reconciliation.
South Sudanese arch-foes signed a final power-sharing deal on Sunday, aimed at ending a civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions in the world's youngest country.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe's presidential election, according to the country's electoral commission.
Former Congolese warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba filed his candidacy for president on Thursday ahead of December elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Bemba returned this week after a decade in prison at the Hague.
Zimbabwe is awaiting the results of its landmark elections, with both frontrunners saying they are confident.
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe on Sunday emerged to address the nation for the first time since stepping down in November and just hours before Monday's historic election, declaring that "I will not vote for those who have illegally taken power."
An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death for their role in the violence that erupted after President Mohammed Morsi's removal in 2013.
Gunmen in South Africa have killed 11 taxi drivers in an ambush, police say.
Rapid thaw between Ethiopia and Eritrea sees their capitals re-establish air link after two decades of conflict.
MEGHAN Markle wore a classic pink trench as she and Prince Harry paid tribute to the late South African revolutionary at a London exhibition about his life.
At least 19 people have been injured in a plane crash near the city of Pretoria in South Africa.
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At least 15 people have been killed in a fire at a market in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
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The country's two vice presidents were among at least eight people injured, The Herald reported. Kembo Mohadi suffered leg injuries, and Constantino Chiwenga had slight facial bruises, state media said.
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have ordered the release of former Democratic Republic of Congo rebel leader and Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba.