Liberia election campaigns are held in Liberia as Ebola infection rates drop.
Twenty-four people were killed and 625 people were wounded in the popular uprising that toppled longtime president Blaise Compaore in October, a committee appointed by Prime Minister Isaac Zida to probe the violence said.
Zimbabwe's vice president has been ousted from the ruling party's leadership after a sustained campaign led by Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, as the battle to succeed the long-serving president heats up.
Namibia will vote in Africa's first electronic ballot, a general election that will usher in a new president and quotas to put more women in government.
Uganda's emerging designers -- using a mix of local craft and global savvy -- are hoping to give them a run for their money.
26 November 2014, 09:48
Advocacy group, Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana will re-apply to register as an organisation, it says.
26 November 2014, 08:28
The UN has extended its South Sudan peacekeeping mission for another 6 months.
26 November 2014, 07:17
Police in Ivory Coast's commercial capital have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd protesting a ban on plastic bags.
25 November 2014, 21:58
Tunisia's former prime minister Beji Caid Essibsi will face outgoing President Moncef Marzouki in a run-off vote for the presidency in December, the election commission says.
25 November 2014, 19:58
About 100 people were slaughtered last week in a fresh massacre in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
25 November 2014, 18:00
Two female suicide bombers kill more than 30 in Nigerian market.
25 November 2014, 13:54
Guinea says a cooler carrying a stolen blood sample infected with the deadly Ebola virus, stolen en route to a test centre, is unlikely ever to be found.
25 November 2014, 12:31
Boko Haram has taken over another town in Nigeria's far northeast, a lawmaker, a local government official and a security source said.
25 November 2014, 10:53
The US says it is 'deeply concerned' about a new law making homosexuality punishable by life in prison in Gambia, where gays already have endured years of intolerance and harassment.
25 November 2014, 09:52
Police officials say at least 10 people have been killed when an eight-story building collapsed in the western Cairo suburb of Matariya.
25 November 2014, 08:38
Gunmen have killed scores in an attack in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state.
25 November 2014, 07:11
Ugandan police have arrested a maid for attempted murder after she was seen on a film abusing a baby. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
24 November 2014, 21:56
Israeli police say three young Israelis have attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem, adding however, that the unidentified youth is in good condition in a hospital.
24 November 2014, 19:57
Liberia's president urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25.
24 November 2014, 18:01
Ugandan police have arrested a maid for attempted murder after she was seen on a film abusing a baby, reports said Monday, in a case that has shocked the country.
24 November 2014, 13:00
About 100 people were slaughtered last week in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest massacre to shake the restive region.
24 November 2014, 13:00
Heavy rains and floods kill 17 in southern Morocco, cutting roads and sweeping away homes.
24 November 2014, 07:05
Burkina Faso's new interim government will hold its first meeting with the military retaining powerful posts three weeks after the army took over in the wake of a popular revolt.
22 November 2014, 13:33
First British volunteers fly to Sierra Leone, where experts warn of 'intense' Ebola surge.