US president Barack Obama arrives in Ethiopia for a two-day visit, where he is expected to discuss regional security and address the African Union.
U.S. President Barack Obama attends state dinner in Nairobi with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.
(REUTERS) – Chanting protesters in Nigeria march to the home of President Muhammadu Buhari.
They’re demanding answers from the government on what is being done to rescue some 200 girls kidnapped from a school in the northeastern town of Chibok last year.
Made from recycled plastic, an innovative new school bag is assisting students from impoverished communities in South Africa study at night. Using solar technology, the bags are powered during the day and light up homes which are either not connected to the national power grid or are in the dark because of frequent electricity cuts.
At least 27 people have been killed after at least one gunman attacked a Tunisian tourist hotel in the popular resort of Sousse, an interior ministry official said on Friday.
South Africa says it is considering withdrawing its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC), after a dispute over the country’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.
(REUTERS) – West Africa’s Togo is bursting with ambition.
The small nation is home to around 7 million people.
And reforms have led major banks to headquarter themselves in its capital Lome.
Ecobank is one such bank, its founder Gervais Djondo.
Sudanese Foreign Minister says President Bashir is in South Africa to attend AU summit and will leave as scheduled despite South African court order preventing him from leaving.
A South African court issues an interim order preventing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leaving the country, where he is attending an African summit, after the ICC called for his arrest.
A social media account linked to Islamic State uploads video purporting to show IS fighters in control of a power plant west of the Libyan city of Sirte.