Kenyatta warns Odinga of impeachment if he wins poll
Kenyatta says Jubilee, which has most members in both houses of parliament, can make amendments to the constitution based on its numbers.
Rwanda’s Diane Rwigara allegedly rearrested
Police in Kigali have not confirmed this; it took them a week to admit they were holding her after she was reported missing in August.
SADC: Killing of Lesotho army chief inexcusable, barbaric
The regional body is sending a fact-finding mission to Lesotho to "avert the possibility of a further deterioration of security".
SADC mission heading to Lesotho after army chief shot dead
President Jacob Zuma has condemned the killing and called for calm and restraint in the mountain kingdom.
Rwandan police admit holding opposition politician Diane Rwigara
Rwigara’s been missing since police raided her home a week ago, ostensibly investigating charges of fraud and tax evasion.
Commander of Lesotho defence force shot dead - defence official
Colonel Tanki Mothae provided no further details about the incident but a press conference was scheduled to be held later in the day.
Lesotho's Mothetjoa Metsing seeks political asylum in SA
The former deputy prime minister fled Lesotho fearing for his life after repeated death threats that started after the inauguration of PM Thomas Thabane.
Rwandan police deny holding opposition politician Rwigara
Diane Rwigara spoke out against Paul Kagame’s autocratic regime and was disqualified from running against him in presidential elections earlier this month.
African, European leaders in Paris for summit on migrants
French President Emmanuel Macron is telling leaders from Chad, Niger and Libya that asylum requests must be handled in Africa.
Grace Mugabe remains topic of discussion at SADC summit
Members of the SADC Democracy Forum demonstrated calling for Mugabe's arrest after her alleged assault on 20 year old model Gabriella Engels.
African leaders to discuss Burundi’s application to join SADC
At their summit in Pretoria on Saturday, heads of state from the SADC will consider applications including one from Burundi to join the bloc.
Zambian opposition leader's treason trial to resume Wednesday
Amnesty International says treason charges against Hichilema have been trumped up.
Leaders to zoom in on Lesotho, DRC at 37th SADC summit
The 15-nation group has highlighted that overall political stability still remains a priority as SADC grows into a significant economic bloc.
UN: Human traffickers deliberately drowned 50 migrants
The news comes from the International Organisation for Migration, which calls the drownings shocking and inhumane.
Kenya election chief rejects opposition’s hacking claims
Kenya's election commission dismissed claims that its systems and website had been hacked to produce a 'fictitious' lead for President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Odinga urges calm despite hacking suspicions
Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga says election results have been hacked and massive fraud is denying him victory.
Political impasse in Burundi a concern for UN Security Council
The presidential statement from the world organisations powerhouse cites increasing numbers of refugees and reports of torture, forced disappearances and extrajudicial killings.
Goodluck Jonathan’s home stripped bare by burglars
According to reports the burglary happened in July and was carried out by police officers deployed to watch over the house.