Zimbabwe is now a hyperinflation economy, according to the Public Accountants and Auditors Board, which is mandated to regulate auditing and accounting standards in the southern African country.
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A Sudanese court on Saturday ordered former president Omar al-Bashir to be detained for two years in a correctional centre for corruption in one of several cases against the ousted autocrat.
One in four Nigerians suffers from mental illness, but help is hampered by tight budgets and a lack of skilled staff.
Critics say the government should allow the use of US dollars and other currencies to tame soaring prices in Zimbabwe.
At the heart of Zimbabwe’s economic paralysis is a personality clash.
Niger has staged ceremonies for 71 troops killed in the biggest jihadist assault in the country's history.
Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who served as PM under former President Bouteflika, wins election rejected by protesters.
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Earlier this week, The Swaziland Solidarity Network (SSN) in South Africa tweeted that King Mswati III had passed a decree that four citizens be charged with high treason.
Rare talks between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba amid growing pressure to save peace deal.
Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged his party members to be wary of rivals of the ruling party seeking to divide the party which has been dogged by factionalism.
A South Sudanese refugee was killed and several others seriously wounded in northern Uganda during clashes with locals, an official said Friday.
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Twenty-eight people were killed in northern Nigeria when two vehicles collided and caught fire, the country's Road Safety Commission said.
A ban on pregnant girls attending school in Sierra Leone must be scrapped, a regional West African court ruled on Thursday in a case brought by rights groups.
Algeria has held a presidential election meant to bring stability after a year of political turmoil, but voting was marred as protesters ransacked provincial polling stations and rallied in the capital.
Algeria has been in political turmoil for most of the year, with mass protests against the government continuing even after the resignation of long-time president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April.
A Botswana ruling party member has claimed to have taken part in vote rigging during the October election that allowed President Mokgweetsi Masisi to win a five-year term.
Zimbabwe is in the grip of its worst economic crisis in 10 years, with inflation soaring to 300 % and the population suffering fuel shortages, power rationing and currency woes.
Botswana's former president Ian Khama has hit back against corruption allegations, vowing to sue a lead investigator for defamation after he accused the ex-leader of syphoning-off billions in state funds.
Five people including three civilians were killed when jihadist militants stormed a hotel in Somalia's capital, police said Wednesday, adding that all five attackers had also died after an hours-long siege.
Zimbabwe’s state-owned Zesa Holdings escalated power cuts to as long as 24 hours after losing regional power imports, while local generation capacity remains critically constrained.
A policewoman in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested Tuesday after allegedly shooting a young protester dead at close range in the eastern city of Goma, police said.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is set to receive the 2019 Nobel Prize for Peace for his "decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea". A look at the continent's Nobel laureates who have been honoured before.
Cyclone Belna is expected to hit northwestern Madagascar after brushing past the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte and the Comoros archipelago.
The number of people requiring urgent food aid in 16 countries across Africa's Sahel region more than doubled this year to at least 9.4 million amid an increase in violence and insecurity, officials and experts say.
The son of former Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has appeared in court, at the start of his trial on corruption charges.
The flashy governor of Nairobi on Monday pleaded not guilty to over 30 charges of money laundering, receiving bribes and conflict of interest in a court appearance held under tight security.
Rwanda has started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour.
Farmers wishing to sell their business must first offer it to the state, which parcels it into smaller plots and redistributes to 'previously disadvantaged Namibians' - but President Hage Geingob has been prompted to call for a more muscular approach.
Twelve people have been swept to their deaths by floods in western Uganda, the Red Cross says, as the East African country is battered by torrential rain.
Zambia's president Edgar Lungu and other senior government officials have been accused of facilitating rosewood trafficking, according to an environmental investigation report.
At least two people have been killed in Kenya's capital after the collapse of a six-storey residential building, as rescuers struggled to reach those feared trapped under a mountain of rubble.
A group of 47 men has appeared in a Nigerian court charged with homosexuality, a crime punishable by 14 years in prison in the country, their attorney has said.
Nigerian police have fired live rounds into the air to disperse protesters from a banned Shiite group in the capital Abuja.
Twenty cases of Ebola have been recorded in three days in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where deadly violence is hampering efforts to end the 16-month-old epidemic, authorities say. .
South Africans currently need to apply for a visa before visiting Nigeria - but visa restrictions between the two countries are set ease come 2020.
Ethiopian Airlines aircraft has skidded off the runway at Juba Airport in South Sudan.
Jihadists attacked a Niger military camp near the border with Mali with artillery and mortars, killing more than 60 people, a security source says.
Libya is major gateway for African migrants hoping to reach Europe but they face 'unimaginable horrors' in the country.
Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping says the appointment of the president's eldest son as his top aide showed that the Central African country is turning into a monarchy.
Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared before a prosecutors' committee over the 1989 coup that brought him to power, his lawyer says.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will collect his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, but as ethnic violence rises at home, he has kept festivities to a minimum and refused media requests.
Mohamed Nasr, head of environmental affairs in Egypt's foreign ministry, is chair of the Africa Group, a 54-nation negotiating bloc at the UN climate conference under way in Madrid. He speaks about Africa's climate change dilemma.
Lush rainforest covers millions of hectares of the DRC, a central part of Earth's natural defence against global warming - but it is under severe threat from a perfect storm of mismanagement and corruption.
South African Airways, the national airline that’s entered a form of bankruptcy protection, may only be offered 5% of the $60m (R874m) that its owed by neighboring Zimbabwe in funds from ticket sales and hasn’t been able to extract from the country.
The Algerian prosecutor's office has requested 20-year prison sentences for several former politicians accused of corruption, including two prime ministers who served under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, reports say.
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Two survivors found after a six-storey building collapsed in the Kenyan capital, authorities say.
A Botswana national is expected in the dock of the Kuruman Magistrate's Court in the Northern Cape after he allegedly attempted to sell a live cheetah, as well as lion bones.
Several police officers were among at least eight people killed in an attack on a bus in northeast Kenya believed to have been staged by the Somali Islamist Shebaab group, a presidential spokesperson said on Saturday.
A British judge has dismissed torture charges against the ex-wife of the former Liberian president Charles Taylor, relating to the west African country's bitter civil war.
Nigerian state security police have re-arrested an opposition activist and former presidential candidate, a day after a court ordered him freed, his lawyer says.
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