South Africa's bid to exit the International Criminal Court has hit a hurdle with a court ruling that the government must seek legislative approval first.
The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said...
Poachers are killing elephants for their ivory at an alarming rate in the central African nation of Gabon, leading to a loss of 80 percent of the population in...
South Sudan on Monday declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war leaving nearly five million hungry in what aid groups called...
At least 39 people have been killed in a car bomb blast at a market in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Robert Mugabe, ahead of his 93rd birthday, says the people of Zimbabwe and his own party see him as the only viable presidential candidate in the 2018 election.
US President Donald Trump and his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, have spoken about improving trade ties.
Hundreds have died and tens of thousands have been uprooted in central Congo in recent months in battles between security forces and the militia.
A brawl broke out in South Africa's parliament Thursday as guards exchanged punches with opposition lawmakers who shouted down President Jacob Zuma as he tried to...
The world's largest refugee camp, in Kenya, will no longer close after a court blocked the government's bid to shut the camp down.
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, a former prime minister, has been sworn in as Somalia's new president.
As Europe works to stem the flow of migrants and asylum seekers across the Mediterranean, thousands continue to drown while rescuers scramble to save people from...
Roughly 4,500 migrants have been saved since Wednesday.
More than 1000 migrants have been intercepted by Libya's coast guard.
Congo's prominent democracy advocate Eitenne Tshisekedi has died.
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