Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a law banning active and former military personnel from running for the presidency or parliament without the army’s approval.
Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad says he is undecided on whether he should run for a second term in office next year.
Kenyan police said Tuesday they had arrested a fugitive who is wanted by the United States for large-scale trafficking of rhino horn and ivory, as well as heroin smuggling and money laundering.
Seven babies were stillborn in one night at a major Zimbabwean hospital this week because their mothers did not get adequate medical care due to a nurses’ strike, doctors said.
Stella Immanuel has caught the US president’s attention for claiming hydroxychloroquine cures Covid-19.
The Cameroonian triple jumper took two Olympic golds after being inspired by her family – her sick mother and then her new baby son.
An Egyptian court jailed the sixth woman in a week over TikTok videos, deeming the clips in which she dances and lip-syncs to popular songs to be “inciting debauchery”.
Kenyan police arrested a fugitive wanted in the United States on charges of trafficking ivory and rhino horn after he flew into Mombasa, authorities have said.
Shiri was commander of an elite North-Korean trained unit, the Fifth Brigade, that cracked down on a revolt in Matabeleland province, known as the Gukurahundi Massacre.
Charles R Stith and Benjamin William Mkapa were friends. Stith did not get to say goodbye.
Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, a retired general who helped plot the ouster of Robert Mugabe in a 2017 coup, has died, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo, freed conditionally by the International Criminal Court (ICC), has applied for a passport so that he can return home, his lawyer said in a statement.
In the past year, Anisa lost her mother, her job and her house and had hoped Hajj would help her find solace.
An independent panel of experts, headed by former Irish president Mary Robinson, has cleared the beleaguered leader of the African Bank of Development of corruption.
Africa is now edging towards a million cases of coronavirus.
The airline industry will likely only recover to pre-Covid-19 global passenger traffic by 2024, says the International Air Transport Association.
Akinwumi Adesina, president of African Development Bank, had been accused of nepotism and cronyism.
How Wayde van Niekerk broke the men’s 400m world record at the 2016 Olympic Games – one held by a true athletics legend.
Former Guinea-Bissau football federation president Manuel Nascimento will await the full grounds for his 10-year Fifa ban before deciding whether to appeal the decision.
Omar started to cook after doctors told him to use his muscles to help with his neuromuscular myopathy.
Africa is now edging towards a million cases of coronavirus, but experts warn far worse lies ahead in a continent struggling with fragile health systems and slender economic resources.