Zimbabwean president's "insulting" appointment as goodwill ambassador overturned after outrage.
Police in Malawi arrest 140 suspected vigilantes after wave of lynch mob attacks.
Twins "doing well" after surviving a natural birth and a 15-hour trip on the back of a motorbike to receive medical help.
Locals are hoping flights into the "world's most useless airport" will bring a steady trickle of aviation thrill-seekers and French history buffs.
Death toll from truck bombing in Somalia's capital keeps rising, as people die from their wounds.
Many survivors burned beyond recognition in deadliest attack ever in African nation.
Her father was flying in for her graduation. After Somalia's deadliest-ever attack, he'll bury her instead.
French army charter plane had just taken off when it went down in heavy rain and lightning off Africa, killing four.
Women snatched by militants who stormed their village three years ago are slowly putting their lives back together.
South Africa's largest port was closed after a severe storm lashed Durban, killing at least eight people.
Pentagon kept soldier's disappearance secret as it launched massive search after Special Forces attacked by militants.
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Both sides have sexually assaulted, raped and enslaved civilians as revenge against those believed to be supporting the other side.
Fighting breaks out in Uganda's parliament for a second day between lawmakers.
A challenger to the Egyptian president has been jailed for public indecency after making a hand gesture on courthouse steps.
Customs officers in Sri Lanka arrest a man for trying to smuggle nearly 1kg of gold in his rectum.
North Korean diplomat tells the United Nations that US President Donald Trump is on a "suicide mission".
Did he mean Gambia, Zambia, or Namibia? US president's gaffe gets #Nambia trending on Twitter.
Diamond prospectors in Namibia found the bounty from the wreck of a Portugese vessel nearly a decade ago, but no one now knows where that treasure is buried.
The mother and baby were filmed wandering in Kenya, after long-running rumours.
Islamic State militants ambush police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing 18 police.
The ancient Egyptian tomb belonged to a royal goldsmith and contains mummies, statues and pottery.
"Be a little bit sober," Kenyan president told as social media dubs him "commander in drinks" after election result thrown out.
Seven Kenyan schoolgirls are dead and 10 injured after a fire engulfed their boarding school dormitory.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win nullified for irregularities.
Kenya gets tough on plastic with police road blocks for bag checks and fines of over $50,000.
Diesel trains once used by Auckland commuters will now rumble through Maputo, in Africa.
Model says Zimbabwe's first lady whipped her with a cord, and wants her to answer for it.
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Accused of "whipping" a model in South Africa, Zimbabwe's first lady flees - legally - in the dead of night.