Out of a population of 24 million people, only 6.5 million Cameroonians have registered to vote, according to the election authority. A low turnout is expected in Sunday's presidential election.
Islamic Republic of Iran and Uganda signed four memorandums of understanding on Friday.
Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi told his family in a rare visit that he “would never, ever recognise the coup” that ousted him from power in 2013, his son has said.
Hundreds of people have died in floods in 12 of the country's states. One of the worst-affected is the northern-central state of Niger, where at least 40 people have died.
Iran's vice president in charge of science and technology, Sourena Sattari, who is currently on a tour of east Africa, has said hi-tech Iranian firms and their advanced products have been well-received in Africa.
More than 60 people are feared dead after a small boat carrying migrants capsized in the Atlantic ocean off the coast of Guinea-Bissau.
At least 10 people have been killed and dozens more injured in South Sudan after a hand grenade exploded in a crowded nightclub.
Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari is heading a high-ranking delegation comprised of officials and heads of 45 knowledge-based companies to Kenya and Uganda in Central East Africa.
Nigeria’s anti-corruption crusader and prominent Chibok girls activist Oby Ezekwesili will contest the forthcoming 2019 presidential elections, competing against the current incumbent, president Muhammadu Buhari.
A suicide car bombing by al Shabaab hit a European Union armored convoy in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, damaging one vehicle but causing no casualties, police said.