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Demonstrators have thronged the streets of the Algerian capital to renew their opposition to a presidential election they say will keep in power a political elite rejected by the people.
There are four things the African aviation industry needs to focus on, according to the International Air Transport Association.
DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Friday voiced hope that the Ebola epidemic in his country would be stamped out by the end of the year.
Mozambique's largest opposition party Renamo has lost its bid to annul last month's election results after the country's top court threw out its challenge, according to a court judgement.
A Guinean teenager has been was shot dead by police as he tried to flee a crackdown on anti-government protests in the capital Conakry, his family and a doctor say.
Gunmen killed a guard and a driver's help while they were crossing Virunga, Africa's oldest national park in DRC's restive east, park authorities say.
Mokgweetsi Masisi has won the presidential election in Botswana, and is also the leader of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP). (Monirul Bhuiyan, AFP)
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Football legend Didier Drogba has helped launch a drive to plant a million trees to halt deforestation in Ivory Coast.
South Africa also recently undertook changes to its visa regime.
Mozambique's economy is on track for a "strong rebound" in 2020, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, as it urged the government to ensure an expected gas boom benefits all citizens.
Nigeria, Niger and Benin on Thursday agreed to set up a monitoring and patrol bodies to tackle smuggling, after months of border closure and dispute between the West African countries.
Datsun now has an automatic GO model in its local line-up.
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Potato skins are given a fun twist with a savoury egg custard and salsa.
"A bit of kindness goes a long way."
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Motshekga says parents can opt out of the LO curriculum.
As Zimbabwe grapples with another economic crisis, some wonder what has changed since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.
An Egyptian government minister slammed a UN expert who warned that former president Mohamed Morsi's death in June could amount to a "state-sanctioned arbitrary killing", but said Cairo was investigating.
Two Namibian ministers have resigned following a Wikileaks report exposing alleged corruption in the fishing industry, released as the country readies for a presidential election later this month.
Sudanese authorities have filed new charges against ousted leader Omar al-Bashir and some of his aides for 'plotting' the 1989 coup that brought him to power, according to the country's protest movement.
Sixty-seven people arrested by police in a Kampala bar popular with gays have been charged with "common nuisance", but rights activists say it was a bid to intimidate the LGBT community.
Russia backs lifting an embargo on diamond exports from the Central African Republic, the deputy finance minister says, as Moscow is preparing to chair a global scheme regulating the gem trade.
Nigerian security forces have used tear gas and fired in the air to disperse protesters seeking the release of an opposition figure held since August after calling for a revolution.
Sources say the purchase of the claims by the Mimosa mine, which is jointly owned by Impala and Sibanye Gold, could be finalised by the end of the year.
At least three assailants were killed in a "terrorist attack" on army troops on Monday, Burkina Faso's military said, five days after the country suffered its worst casualties in a long-running jihadist revolt.
An international rights group has called the Nigerian government to ban chaining as it condemned the "terrible" abuse faced by thousands of people with mental health conditions across the country.
International travellers are increasingly choosing to holiday elsewhere on the continent.
Hyperinflation wiped out pensions a decade ago, but this time around, savers and fund managers are getting savvier.
Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has denied stifling the rights of opposition leaders, saying authorities who refuse them permits to assemble and meet supporters are working within the law.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir says a new delay to set up a power-sharing government is"endurable" as he vows to honour a peace deal funding pledge for a unified army.
At least 10 Nigerian soldiers have been killed and nine severely injured in an ambush by jihadists in restive northeast Nigeria, military sources say.
Thousands of Guinean protesters have taken to the streets in the capital Conakry , in fresh demonstrations days after deadly clashes marred a funeral march for those killed in recent anti-government marches.
Nigerian police have freed 259 people from an Islamic rehabilitation centre in the southwestern city of Ibadan, police say, taking the number rescued from abusive institutions since September to nearly 1 500.
Mauritians will vote on Thursday in an election that will see Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth vie to win a popular mandate two years after he was handed the top job when his father stepped down.
Dr Joram Gumbo is the second minister in president Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to be arrested.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said the death toll from protests last month stands at 86, calling on citizens to resist "forces" threatening to impede progress in the country
After a year of mass protests that toppled an autocratic leader, Sudan faces a new kind of chaos - a public transport crisis that's leaving thousands stranded by the dusty roadside.
A new report by United Nations special investigators says Kenya's military was responsible for five attacks on telecommunications masts in neighbouring Somalia, including strikes that killed two civilians.
Six Tanzanians were shot dead and seven others injured in an attack carried out by unidentified assailants in a village bordering a region in Mozambique known for jihadist activity, a police official says.
A massive fire at the oldest hospital in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa forced the evacuation of around 100 patients late Tuesday, the police and Kenyan Red Cross said.
Twenty-two Algerian demonstrators have been handed one-year jail sentences for "undermining national unity" by bearing the Berber minority's flag during anti-regime protests, a prisoners' rights group says.
South Sudan's rival leaders have, once again, missed a key deadline to form a transitional unity government, raising new concerns for a fragile peace process in a country devastated by years of ruinous civil war.
Zimbabwe wants to revert to using its own currency in place of the US dollar and the rand.
Zimbabwe's wildlife agency says it would move hundreds of elephants and other animals in a dramatic bid to save them from a lethal drought.
Egyptian authorities have opened up Tora prison in Cairo for a media tour, following a UN report on the "brutal" conditions in which jailed ex-president Mohammed Morsi was held before his death.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DRC says it is closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Authorities say the suspension follows discovery of foot and mouth disease in northern South Africa close to border.
An independent panel of United Nations experts says the death of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi in June could amount to "a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing".
Africa is poised to become the “land of opportunity” for bond and equity investors should the US and China strike a trade deal, says the Bank of America.
Malian police rescued more than 60 victims of human trafficking, mostly women and girls, who were subjected to sexual exploitation, forced labour and begging, Interpol says.
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to extend by 100 days a deadline to form a power-sharing government, a regional official says.
Zimbabwe is considering freezing incomes and prices as it battles to contain runaway inflation which has eroded consumer disposable incomes and left many employees incapacitated to even report for work.
A digital war is unfolding in Mali alongside a jihadist conflict that has claimed thousands of lives: the battle to sway young minds is being waged on the mobile phone.
President Donald Trump backs talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to resolve the ongoing dam dispute between the three African countries, the White House says.
A teenage mourner was shot dead and several others were wounded in clashes between Guinean police and protesters at a funeral march for those killed in recent anti-government demonstrations, the opposition and the victim's family say.
Mali's president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has declared three days of mourning after a militant attack on an army base killed more than 40 soldiers last week in one of the deadliest strikes on the country's military.
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