The U.S. government is considering helping Liberia track down more than $100 million in missing cash, an embassy spokesman said, in a case that has triggered a political crisis in the country.
Civil Society Organisations, under the banner of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), have held a series of protests across four cities in Malawi demanding government action on corruption.
Nigeria has suspended plans to relaunch its national airline two months after the attempt to revive the carrier was announced.
Equatorial Guinea has demanded that Brazil hand back more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches confiscated from a delegation accompanying the president's son, Teodorin Nguema Obiang.
Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the United States where he received treatment for injuries he said were sustained during torture by security forces.
The needless deaths in Cameroon stems from a “useless, senseless civil war.”
A demonstration by elite sniffer dogs in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Monday went awry when the animals failed to detect illicit goods.
South Africa's highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places.
Two Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 aircraft formerly used by Topbrass Aviation Services Limited, a local operator, have been allegedly stolen in Lagos.
The number of people detained over the deadly violence which broke out on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Saturday has risen to 200, police are quoted by the state-linked Fana Broadcasting Corporate as saying.
The death of three firemen in South Africa has shocked the country, with many feeling the blaze at a 26-floor government building in Johannesburg reveals a reckless attitude to health and safety by elected officials.
Authorities in Brazil have seized more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, local media report.
Tanzanian lawmakers will no longer be able to come and go as they please and dressed as they want in carries out their duties in parliament.
Nigeria's finance minister has resigned over allegations she used a forged certificate to avoid the country's mandatory one-year youth service scheme.
Rwanda has decided to immediately free Victoire Ingabire, an opposition leader jailed for 15 years, after President Paul Kagame exercised his power to grant mercy, the justice minister said on Saturday.
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi announced during a trip to Vatican City that the Pope planned on visiting the southern African country next year, to which the Pope replied: "if I am still alive", local media reports.
The Kenyan maker of a film about a lesbian romance has gone to court to challenge the constitutionality of its banning in her home country.
Gunmen have attacked a cinema in Nigeria's north-western Zamfara State, killing 11 people and injuring more than 20, witnesses and hospital sources told the BBC.
Morocco's law criminalising violence against women has come into force.
At least 35 people were killed on Monday and hundreds injured when a gas tanker exploded in the northern Nigerian state of Nasarawa and started a blaze, the state emergency agency said.
More than 100 migrants died in a shipwreck off the Libyan coastline earlier this month, an aid agency says.
Ethiopians and Eritreans have been celebrating the reopening of two key crossing points more than 20 years after a border war shut them.
Separatists who torched several buses and blocked access to the Northwest region have said it is part of their plan to disrupt the October 7 elections and prevent military reinforcement from other regions.
President Omar al-Bashir dissolved the Sudanese government on Sunday and named a new prime minister, moves aimed at fixing a crisis-hit economy battered in recent months by shortages of bread, fuel and hard currency.
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has urged couples to keep reproducing, saying only "lazy people" opted for birth control, the local Citizen news site has reported.
Protests broke out at the funeral of a top police officer who was shot and killed in Uganda on Saturday.
Nineteen people were killed when a small passenger plane crashed into a lake as it tried to land in thick fog in central South Sudan, reports say.
Mohamed Salah scored twice, provided two assists and missed two penalties as Egypt beat Niger 6-0 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
"I tried my best to block it, but the devil has a strong hand. I had to backtrack.”
Egypt has delivered verdicts for more than 700 people over a pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in 2013.
When Kofi Annan left Kenya it was almost with the aura of a miracle-worker: employees in the Masai Mara wildlife reserve named a baby rhinoceros after him.
A Chinese national identified as Liu Jiaqi has been deported by Kenyan authorities after a racially abusive video went viral on social media in the East African country.
The rand crashed through the R20 barrier to the pound on Wednesday, the first time since the crazy days in Jacob Zuma’s presidency when then finance minister Pravin Gordhan faced arrest for espionage.
Chinese media outlet Xinhua.net has reported that the African Union has finally opened its representational office in the capital, Beijing.
Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded its first death from Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo, a city of almost a million with links to Uganda that could complicate efforts to control the outbreak, health officials said on Wednesday.
Armed men attacked an armoured van carrying money in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province last weekend whiles some residents rushed to collect cash from the van.
SA has plunged into a recession with a surprise 0.7% contraction in the second quarter of the year.
An explosion at a South African munitions depot in Somerset West, near Cape Town, has left at least eight people dead, but authorities are still investigating the cause.
When Wang Yijun put Ethiopia's most expensive real estate project on the market, he experienced a strange phenomenon. People preferred the lowest floors over those with panoramic city views.
China does not invest in "vanity projects" in Africa and is helping the continent build its infrastructure, President Xi Jinping has said.
A car bomb in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least five people and wounded dozens. Al Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for the Sunday attack.
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Ugandan pop star and MP Bobi Wine has been released from hospital and is flying out of the country for medical treatment in the US, police say.
There has been an outcry in Tanzania after a teenager was allegedly beaten to death by a teacher who accused him of stealing, AFP news agency reports.
Students at a university in South Africa gave up on writing an exam - and started protesting that it was too difficult, local media reports say.
Kenyan runner Conseslus Kipruto defied the early setback of losing a shoe to win the 3000m men's steeplechase race in the IAAF Diamond League in Zurich, Switzerland.
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Supporters of a former state governor in Nigeria have mocked incumbent Muhammadu Buhari stating that as old as he was, Buhari was unfit to govern Nigeria.
Three people have been killed in South Africa during violence on Wednesday targeting foreign-owned businesses in Soweto, police say.