The CEO of a US-backed academy in Liberia has temporarily resigned after a report found that dozens of girls were allegedly raped by an employee.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to speed up the controversial land reform proposed by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) earlier this year.
A motive is still unclear.
The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) chooses its new leader at a summit in Armenia on Thursday and Friday. But the French-backed candidacy of Rwandan foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo has caused a great deal of controversy.
Maurice Kamto, a leading opposition challenger to President Paul Biya, claimed victory on Monday in Cameroon's presidential election despite a government warning not to announce unofficial results.
US First Lady Melania Trump has visited a former slave fort in Ghana on the second day of her solo trip to Africa.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa warned the UN General Assembly that his government is planning to implement controversial reforms to correct racially skewed land-ownership patterns.
Three photographers are exhibiting work that confronts the way African-Americans are often perceived in art, the workplace, and through their physical appearance.
Algerian-born singer Rachid Taha has died of a heart attack at home in Paris aged 59, his family said.
Egypt has delivered verdicts for more than 700 people over a pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in 2013.
A suicide bomber has attacked a government office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, causing a nearby school to collapse, police say.
A bill allowing the South African government to seize private land without compensation has been withdrawn by the Portfolio Committee on Public Works pending further study, according to the ruling African National Congress.
Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's candidacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo's upcoming presidential elections was deemed "inadmissible" by the country's election commission on Friday, as opposition groups cried foul.
SOUTH Africa has targeted the first two farms for unilateral seizure after the owners refused an offer of one-tenth of the land’s value.
Picturesque Bo-Kaap was for decades the home of Muslim residents. Now, as some cash in on soaring house prices, others want to hold on to their history
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet.
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.