The death toll from the collapse of a building in the Kenyan capital a week ago has reached 42.
Two Kenyan men want a ruling that enforced anal examinations are unconstitutional.
Rescue workers pull six-month-old baby girl from rubble of a building collapse in Kenya's capital.
Around $21 billion was stolen from Nigeria through fraudulent arms procurement deals, the vice president says.
Ex-NZ PM Helen Clark is in Kenya to watch thousands of elephant tusks and rhino horns go up in flames.
These passengers are not to be messed with as 33 rescue lions land in South Africa, and a new home.
Rescue workers race to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi after it collapsed.
They were found starving, with missing claws and smashed teeth. But a new life awaits 33 rescued lions.
A disgruntled soldier is suspected of gunning down eight other soldiers and three civilians at a military barracks.
With 32 attacks off Nigeria's coast so far this year, fears are growing about the impact of pirates.
Claims in a new book that Oscar Pistorius beat his girlfriend with a cricket bat labeled "outrageous".
Scores of Johannesburg locals lined up to buy a first Starbucks coffee in sub-Saharan Africa.
Forensic experts claim Oscar Pistorius hit Reeva Steenkamp with a cricket bat before shooting her dead.
Renewed calls to replace famous rugby emblem considered a hangover from South Africa's apartheid past.
UN Secretary-General recommends extending peacekeeping mission in disputed territory of Western Sahara.
Samantha Power's motorcade has struck and killed a 7-year-old boy in Cameroon.
Oscar Pistorius will face sentencing in June following his conviction for murdering his girlfriend.
Surivors of conflict across Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad share their stories.
Sylvester will be sent to bond with two lionesses and learn how to become a dominant male.
Egypt is confident of luring back millions of foreign visitors and putting a smile on their faces.
A car bomb outside a restaurant in the Somali capital has killed three people and wounded five.
Tens of thousands of people were forced to flee because of fighting, and have now become cut off from aid.
The Nigerian toddler who was left to die in the streets earlier this year is now unrecognisable.
South African President Jacob Zuma has escaped impeachment for violating the constitution.
Hassan Ali Dhoore was involved in the planning of high-profile attacks, says the Pentagon.
Firefights as police battle militia fighters in Brazzaville.
South African parliament to debate a motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma.
Egyptologists invited to review new scans of King Tutenkahmun's tomb to investigate possible secret chambers.
Sydney businessman Tony Kazal and his brothers are masters at cosying up to power.
In the FBI's world view, corporate crime and terrorism are closely intertwined.