Bombing that bears the hallmarks of the Islamist extremists has killed 32 people in the Nigerian city of Yola
William Masvinu has held the title of Zimbabwe's ugliest man since 2011
Khulekani Mpanza was shot dead while laying unarmed and injured on a quiet suburban road in Krugersdorp
Government halts plans to increase university fees, which sparked more than a week of nationwide demonstrations
After Cecil the lion, another prized animal is hunted down in Zimbabwe's national parks
Fresh outrage as Zimbabwe says Walter Palmer's papers were in order and he won't be charged
Historic partnership between the powerful labour movement and governing ANC 'has begun to fall apart'
The military is preparing to launch an attack on coup leaders as presidential guards vow to retaliate
Gun shop owner from Denmark detained in South Africa, as police investigate whether the women are alive
The 91-year old Zimbabwean president repeated a 25-minute address he gave to parliament last month
War in Syria and a failed state in Libya have led to the biggest displacement of people in a generation
Latest attack by Islamist militants leaves scores dead at African Union military base in southern Somalia
President Salva Kiir had come under pressure to sign agreement aimed at ending months of civil war
Across the world – and especially in Africa – war can rage on for years, ignored by all those who are not directly affected
After three decades of largely unreported fighting, the Casamance conflict may be coming to an end
South African police are investigating the attack on a pastor who feeds his congregation snakes and rodents
Nigerian army frees more women and children held captive by the Islamist group, but the fight is far from over
Mosquirix gets European approval to be used on African babies to help control impact of malaria
Project hopes to disrupt the flow of money into conflict zones – but shouldn't Africans be part of the conversation?
The 83-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is in hospital in South Africa with a 'persistent infection'