Zimbabwe soldiers accused of beatings amid protest crackdown
Lawyers and activists say Zimbabwe police and soldiers have killed at least 12 people.
Ethiopia pardons 13,000 people accused of treason, terrorism
The beneficiaries have since been handed certificates of pardoning.
Row as Italy accuses France of exploiting Africa and fueling migration
Italy’s deputy PM wants the EU to impose sanctions on France.
Zimbabwe president returns, vows `heads will roll’ after violence
The president cut short an overseas trip.
14 miners killed in Rwanda tin mine after hill collapses
Rwanda’s mining industry, quarrying excluded, employs 43,000 people.
Former Zambia VP dies at 68 in South Africa after illness
Lupando Mwape served as the vice president from October 2004 to October 2006.
Dozens killed in al-Shabaab attack on Somali military base
There were contradicting tallies as to the number of people killed.
Kenya police arrest nine after deadly hotel attack
Police say 21 people were killed in the attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex.
Zimbabwean govt orders another Internet services shutdown
The earlier directives are already the subject of a pending High Court application.
What the return of Gbagbo could mean for Ivory Coast’s 2020 election
Gbagbo and his co-accused, youth militia leader, Charles Blé Goudé, were arrested for having allegedly orchestrated the murder, rape and persecution of opponents after he lost the election in Côte d’Ivoire in December 2010.
Gabon president back in Morocco after short stay in Libreville
Mr Bongo flew back to Gabon on Monday to swear in a new government after a failed coup attempt.
Zimbabwean doctors treat 68 people of gunshot wounds, police arrest hundreds
State broadcaster ZBC said 600 people, including a prominent activist and an opposition legislator, have been detained over the protests.
Death toll rises to 14 in Kenya hotel terror attack
Somali militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.
Zimbabwe’s Econet suspends internet services on government order
The firm added that all networks and providers had suspended their services.
Mixed feeling as ex-Ivorian leader Gbagbo acquitted of war crimes
The court ordered his immediate release from custody
One confirmed dead, 200 arrested in Zimbabwe riots
President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on Sunday that he was doubling petrol prices, given a fuel shortfall.
Congo under mounting foreign pressure to recount vote
Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was declared winner of the December 30 presidential election.
Congo ruling coalition wins legislative majority, constraining president-elect
Under the constitution, the majority enjoys significant powers and the president must appoint his prime minister from its ranks.
Congo opposition candidate wins presidential election
The loser, Fayulu, has rejected the results as a “coup”.
German minister stranded in Zambia after plane breaks down
In November, Chancellor Angela Merkel had a similar experience.
Zimbabwean Civil Servants give strike notice over low wages
The government says it will announce remuneration proposals at a meeting scheduled for Thursday.