Constant fighting and the destruction of infrastructure has created a 'severe protracted crisis' in Libya, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC ).
Libya's state oil firm National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Thursday warned that blocking entry to the airport of Al-Wafa oilfield might lead to a complete shutdown of the field.
At least 160 people died when a passenger ferry carrying hundreds of passengers capsized in Lake Victoria , officials said.
Two Nigerian brothers based in South Africa were jailed in Pretoria for human trafficking.
Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's state of the nation address to parliament.
Nigeria's main relief agency said on Tuesday that severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states.
Algeria’s prime minister, Ahmed Ouyahia told the visiting German chancellor Angela Merkel his country is prepared to take back all Algerian citizens living illegally in Germany.
Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg are three of Africa’s six wealthiest cities.
Leaders from Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a peace agreement during a summit in Saudi Arabia, yet another sign of warming ties between two nations that have face decades of war and unease.
The two sons of ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak have been arrested over embezzlement charges.