The Head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley said that more than three million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing starvation.
The family of a South African soldier deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, who was shot and fatally wounded by another soldier, says she was living in fear before she was killed.
The trial investigating mass murders during the bloody purges in Ethiopia in the late 1970s, known as the ‘Red Terror’, begins on Monday in The Hague.
A suspected outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria has led to 60 people being quarantined.
A member of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) shot and killed his girlfriend in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Teodorin Obiang, Vice President of Equatorial Guinea, received a three-year suspended jail sentence from a French court for corruption.
The decision by a local chief in Ghana to pardon a man accused of raping a 4-year-old girl has caused widespread outrage.
Hollywood actor George Clooney has joined the fight to prosecute those who finance and benefit from conflict in Africa by donating to The Sentry Campaign.
The leader of the opposition in Uganda, Kizza Besigye, was reportedly stopped by police from leaving the Uganda court after he was granted bail on Wednesday.
There are reports that police are using live bullets in Kisumu, in western Kenya, the BBC says.