Goodluck Jonathan wants to stand in next year’s election for the party that defeated him in 2015.
The Miss Rwanda beauty pageant has been suspended after its organiser, Dieudonné Ishimwe, was arrested in late April on allegations of sexual abuse.
Mozambique and India intend to revive its joint working group on defence as part of counter-terrorism efforts and at the same time to promote their respective blue economies and to curtail drug trafficking.
Fifa orders the Nigeria Football Federation to pay former coach Gernot Rohr just under $378,000 for breach of contract without just cause.
United States and Chinese rivalry is set to play out in Angola’s mobile communication industry, with the arrival of the American-owned Africell Mobile Company.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack the that killed 11 Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula.
DR Congo international Jody Lukoki, who began his senior career with Dutch giants Ajax, has died at the age of 29.
While Botswana has introduced judicial oversight after a new law was published earlier this year which allows warantless surveillance, there is still cause for concern, writes Jonathan Rozen.
Jihadist groups have regularly carried out attacks in northern and eastern Burkina Faso since 2015.
On the red carpet at the Bafta Awards, incoming Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa talks about his new role.
Major-General Gebremedhin Fekadu has been described as a “martyr” who paid “the ultimate price” at the hands of the Ethiopian government.
Eleven Egyptian soldiers have been killed attempting to thwart a “terrorist” attack on the Suez Canal zone abutting the Sinai peninsula, a hotbed of jihadist activity, the army has announced.
The clashes began in Gondar city in the Amhara region on 26 April, reportedly in connection with a land dispute.
Mass funerals are held in South Africa after the country’s most deadly natural disaster.
‘Diplomacy not about just one visit’ – US deputy Secretary of State’s pledge to engage more with Africa
From meeting business leaders and entrepreneurs in South Africa, and launching the Global Vaccination initiative in partnership with the Angolan government, to discussing climate change in Gabon, US deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman, ended her inaugural African tour on Friday.
The UN human rights chief voiced alarm Saturday at recent deadly clashes between Muslims and Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia and called on authorities to investigate and bring perpetrators to justice.
Prices have risen almost fourfold this year, mainly triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Syndicates in Zimbabwe traffic Africans fleeing the strife in their countries to South Africa
Mass graves are being dug up to hide evidence of killing in western Tigray, witnesses say.
Aspen Pharmacare says it may have to stop producing the jabs in South Africa unless demand rises.
He fears being killed by Kenyan state agents as is alleged has happened to other terror suspects.