The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Kenya's president has said that African nations should be free to cooperate with both the United States and China, warning that foreign powers were exacerbating the continent's divisions.
Police in Kenya say the death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi has climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed.
First lady Melania Trump heads for Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour that will take her to every corner of the vast continent.
Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been labelled "the bicycle guy" as Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta struggled to recall his name.
As transitional justice efforts have become more widespread, their mandates have also become increasingly ambitious, writes The Conversation.
People across Africa are expressing shock and sorrow over the death of Ghanaian-born Kofi Annan, the first black African to become UN secretary-general
Carrying signs saying "Kenya is bleeding" and "Stop These Thieves," hundreds of people have marched in Nairobi to protest against widespread corruption and deliver a petition to the office of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
"There will be no mercy for the thieves," Kenya's president has announced amid a growing corruption scandal as diplomats representing 18 Western countries including the United States urged strong action against graft.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying, with clauses that critics argue could stifle press freedom.
The majority of Kenyans appear to be happy as President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga's pledge to "build bridges", writes The Conversation.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday hailed a decision by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) to include the country's fabled Safari Rally in the world championships from next year.
ICC prosecutors have urged urge judges not to toss out the case against former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and a former government minister on trial for alleged involvement in deadly violence that erupted after disputed 2010 presidential election.
Zimbabwe's justice minister opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa faces arrest if he has himself "sworn-in" as president this week.
British Prime Minister Theresa May touched has down in Cape Town as she kicks off a tour of the African continent where she hopes to lay the foundations for post-Brexit trade deals.
Kenya's president will meet with President Donald Trump on Monday as aast Africa's commercial hub emerges from electoral turmoil.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging the nation's young people to make citizen's arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition leader Raila Odinga and their deputies have exchanged hugs and apologies, cementing their pledge to promote unity after a fractious and bloody election.
Kenyan authorities have charged 24 officials in what prosecutors call the first stage of investigations into a $79 million corruption scandal that has pressured President Uhuru Kenyatta to crack down on graft.
Questions are being raised about the Kenyatta and Odinga relationship, writes The Conversation.
It was a handshake that drew a line under Kenya's bruising election, left many people bewildered and swung open the starting gate for the 2022 presidential race.
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