Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for "calm and peace" as the southern African country entered its third day of protests over the recent fuel hikes.
A group of protesters have been demonstrating outside Zimbabwe's embassy in Pretoria, calling for South Africa to help stop the violence against protesters in the neighbouring country.
Zimbabwe police have arrest prominent government critic Evan Mawarire, as a crackdown grows over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country.
Zimbabwe's anti-government protest strike has entered day three with streets, particularly in Harare, said to be deserted. Here is what you need to know.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition leader Martin Fayulu was a clear winner in the central African nation’s December 19 polls, according to data obtained by the Financial Times
Another explosion and gunfire have been heard at the hotel complex in Kenya's capital even after authorities announced that all was secure following Tuesday's attack. Follow the live updates
A Kenyan police officer says 15 bodies have been taken to the morgue after an attack on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi claimed by the al-Shabab extremist group.
Another explosion and gunfire have been heard at the hotel complex in Kenya's capital even after authorities announced that all was secure following Tuesday's attack.
Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel.
Somali terror group al-shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack on an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, and Zimbabwean military helicopter has fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires over fuel hikes.
Al-Shabaab extremists have claimed a deadly attack, which killed at least 15 people at a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
Sudanese police have fired tear gas at crowds of people chanting "Peace, justice, freedom" in the capital, witnesses have said, after organisers of anti-government demonstrations called for new protests.
Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his downfall.
Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe's main opposition party has said, as security forces crack down on protests triggered by a sharp, sudden rise in fuel prices.
A spokesperson for Libya's powerful paramilitary based in the eastern city of Benghazi says its troops are launching an operation "to cleanse" the country's south of Islamic militants and criminals.
Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman period in the country's Western Desert
South Sudan opposition commander Moses Lokujo flips through his notes, explaining international humanitarian law to an attentive group of senior officers.
Democratic Republic of Congo's Constitutional Court has begun hearing an appeal against the presidential election results lodged by opposition candidate Martin Fayulu.
Tunisia is marking eight years since its democratic uprising amid deepening economic troubles and simmering anger at the revolution's unfulfilled promises.