Fear in Cairo after police officers shot dead
No one has claimed responsibility for the killing of the police officers.
Isis claims responsibility for Egyptian blast
The group announced on Twitter that its members planned and executed the attack that killed 7 people.
4 dead, dozens injured in Egypt car bomb attack
Police opened fire on the bomber who tried to gain entry to a hotel housing several judges in North Sinai.
Egyptian expats head to voting polls
For now no candidates or lists are allowed to promote their parliamentary bids.
Egypt days away from heading to the polls
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is running for re-election after toppling the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.
African women's group condemn xenophobia
Women's group Femnet says Africans shouldn't be labelled as foreigners on their own continent.
Xenophobia won't deter hopes of Pan Africanism
Some Africans around the continent say Pan-Africanism can exist, despite incidents of xenophobia in SA.
Zambia by-elections see lowest voter turnout ever
Zambia voted for its sixth president this week, to find a successor for late President Michael Sata.
Zambians flock to polling stations
The two top contenders are Defence Minister Edgar Lungu and opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema.
Zambia goes to the polls today
A total of 5 million Zambians are registered to vote in today’s election.
Zambia elections: Motlanthe to lead AU observer mission
Zambians will vote in a presidential by-election after the death of President Michael Sata.
Zambia set for polls on 20 January
Last minute electioneering continues in the capital, Lusaka as Zambians are counting down.
Woman in miniskirt stripped, protests in Kenya
The victim was accused of “tempting” men because of her miniskirt.
Expats continue to cast ballots
South Africans around the world only have a few more hours to cast their votes.
Energy Summit underway in Abu Dhabi
The World Future Energy Summit for a greener planet kicks off in Abu Dhabi today.
More heads of state expected in SA
Prince Charles and Oprah Winfrey are among the guests attending Nelson Mandela's funeral in Qunu.
Mandela Centre of Memory open to public
Items such as handwritten notes and photographs are on display.