Kenyan police say four people killed during opposition demonstrations in two weeks
Opposition leader Raila Odinga had called for protests.
Eight people accused of being ‘vampires’ killed in Malawi
An official said the latest killing occurred on Thursday in the southern city of Blantyre.
Plague kills 94 in Madagascar, WHO says working to prevent spread
The outbreak already looks big when compared with the 3,248 cases and 584 deaths reported worldwide from 2010 to 2015.
Kenya election board CEO rejected by opposition goes on leave ahead of poll
The opposition says it could review its boycott if there are serious reforms.
Uganda confirms one death from Ebola-like Marburg virus
The victim, a 50-year old woman, died on October 11.
Zimbabwean First Lady sues in dispute over $1.35 million wedding anniversary ring
The diamond ring was meant for her wedding anniversary.
Kenyatta snubs vote crisis meeting, presses ahead with campaign
President Kenyatta says vote should go ahead on October 26.
Top Kenyan election official resigns, flees country ahead of presidential poll
The official fled to New York but did not identify who was threatening her.
World Food Prize: Africa spends $35bn annually on food imports – Adesina
The AfDB president says Africa is the only region of the world where its proportion of the population that is food insecure is on the increase
Zimbabwean Electoral Commission registers 485,827 for 2018 polls
ZEC is targeting to register seven million voters in the 2018 polls, up from 6.8 million in the 2013 elections.
Somalia in desperate need for blood donations for survivors of truck bombing- Minister
The bombing on Saturday killed more than 300 people and injured at least 400 others.
Zuma reshuffles cabinet, sacks minister critical of him
He appoints a close ally to oversee nuclear deal.
Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports as forex crunch deepens
The produce included tomatoes, onions, carrots, grapes, apples and oranges.
Human Rights Watch, Britain, U.S. criticise election of Congo to UNHRC
Nigeria was also re-elected to the UN agency.
Elections: Amnesty, HRW accuse Kenyan police of killing 33 people
The report brings the nationwide number of killings by police after the August 8 vote to more than 45.
Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300 – Official
The death toll could be higher as some people are still missing.
October 26 poll will be illegal if it is held – Odinga
The opposition leaders had withdrawn from the re run during the week
South African court upholds ruling reinstating corruption charges against Zuma
It was also not immediately clear if Mr. Zuma would approach the Constitutional Court.
In suspected protest against U.S. ban, Chad withdraws troops fighting Boko Haram
The troops wee fighting in Niger.
Kenyan police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters
Longtime opposition backed out of a rerun.
Elections will go ahead despite opposition leader’s withdrawal, says Kenyatta
Opposition leader, Raila Odinga has withdrawn from the presidential re run
Egypt court upholds death sentence on eight Muslim Brotherhood members
The Cairo Criminal Court made the decision after receiving the approval of the Grand Mufti.