US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to address Ghanaian Parliament
Her visit would mark the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans being sent to the United States.
Paris-based charity calls on militants to free aid workers abducted in Nigeria
Footage of the victims released by the terror groups showed a woman begging for her life.
Survey: 1 in 4 Mozambicans paid a bribe last year
Half of the population believed it was necessary to pay a bribe to avoid a fine or going to court.
Suspected mastermind of Ethiopia coup killed by govt forces
General Asamnew Tsige was killed near the Amhara capital of Bahir Dar, where the state governor was shot by his bodyguard on Saturday.
Egyptian authorities 'prevented' Moursi's hometown burial
Egypt’s first democratically elected president was buried in Cairo on Thursday, hours after collapsing and dying in court earlier this week, on where he was facing espionage charges.
Egyptian authorities prevent Morsi from being buried in hometown
A state of emergency was declared in Morsi’s birthplace of El Adwah where his family planned to bury him.
Internet blackouts continue in Ethiopia
The outage comes days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pledged to improve the country's internet service.
JEAN-JACQUES CORNISH: SA has lost the moral high ground as a mediator
Jean-Jacques Cornish says that in terms of Mzanzi mediation, the reality is that the wasted Zuma years of corruption have cut the moral high ground from under South Africa’s feet.
Sudan’s military junta admits to giving orders that left 118 dead
The United Nations Security Council condemned the violence and noted the junta’s undertaking to investigate the massacre.
Kenyan MP who slapped female lawmaker taken into police custody
Rashid Kassim assaulted Fatima Gedi after confronting her about funds not allocated to his constituency.
JEAN-JACQUES CORNISH: Sudanese enthusiastic as negotiations resume
The African Union has taken the unprecedented step of suspending Sudan under its current military junta because of the 3 June slaying of at least 118 unarmed pro-democracy activists.
Clooney urges Washington to shut down remnants of al-Bashir’s regime in Sudan
He says this will give muscle to calls for restraint by the military against civilian protestors made by the assistant secretary of State for Africa Tibor Nagy who was in Khartoum on Tuesday.
Washington’s Tibor Nagy to visit Khartoum for talks with military leaders
Titor Nagy would urge the military junta to cease attacks on civilians who are on a civil disobedience campaign aimed at removing them.
Sudan opposition groups call for civil disobedience
The opposition groups rejected the call for talks by Sudan’s military junta.
Amnesty International: Forces responsible for Khartoum killings must be confined
The human rights watchdog called what happened in the Sudanese capital barbaric and a bloodbath.
China ready to work with SA to boost development
China’s ambassador Lin Songtian said he was encouraging Chinese companies to invest and manufacture in South Africa.
40 bodies pulled from Nile in Khartoum
The civilian groups have rejected fresh calls from the Transitional Military Council for talks, saying the army could not be trusted.
Genetically modified fungus kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes
Scientists have genetically engineered a spider fungus that develops a venom that kills mosquitoes that bite humans.