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Image source: Wikimedia Commons Maalim Seif Sharif, the presidential candidate of Zanzibar's main opposition party, was arrested a...

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Nigeria has the second biggest Forex market in Africa. The local trading community is robust and ever-expanding. Last year, it was estimated...

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South African Fredie Blom, who was thought to be the oldest man in the world, has died at the age of 116.

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Image source: Wikimedia Commons Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has stepped down, after being detained by soldiers on...

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A Cecil Rhodes statue has been decapitated in Cape Town, South Africa. The bronze bust of the British imperialist...

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama with The Right Honorable Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of...

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Image source: Twitter Twenty nine intelligence officers have been sentenced to death in Sudan for the torture and killing...

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The Democratic Republic of Congo is planning to use a second Ebola vaccine to help control an outbreak that has killed more than 2,100...

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Zimbabwe’s ousted President Robert Mugabe has died in Singapore at the age of 95. The Zimbabwean independence icon turned authoritarian...

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Three prominent opposition figures from Sudan have been arrested by the country’s security forces after they met the Ethiopian prime minister who was in...

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Thousands of protesters in Sudan have demanded the full dismantling of the "deep state" left behind by ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.

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Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has decided to resign after weeks of mass protests, state media report. The 82-year-old, who...

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An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max-8 has crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. According to...

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Martin Fayulu, the defeated opposition candidate in DR Congo's presidential election, has vowed to challenge the result in court. Felix Tshisekedi,...

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Image source TechCrunch This December 2018, TechCrunch will host TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018. TechCrunch, like many other publishers and businesses, is starting to...

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Zimbabwe’s incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won the country's presidential election, according to the electoral commission. With all 10 provinces declared, Emmerson Mnangagwa won 50.8%...

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Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa, his MDC (Movement for Democratic Change) party has announced. Morgan Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime...

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Kenyan TV stations have been shut down by authorities to prevent live coverage of a swearing-in event by opposition leader Raila Odinga, who boycotted...

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About 500 years ago, Africa was booming. Indeed, as reported by the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper, the first European explorers to reach Africa circa 1500...

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Former African soccer star George Weah has been elected as Liberia's president. With nearly all ballots from December 26 run-off vote counted, George Weah is...

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The UAE Emirates airline has been banned from landing in Tunisia’s capital, Tunis, after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its...

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Image source The topic of Africa’s economics has long plagued commentators. The continent is just so fractured, so politically unstable, so corrupt, so hit by...

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Uhuru Kenyatta has been inaugurated for a second term as Kenya’s president at a ceremony in the capital, Nairobi, boycotted by the opposition. The ceremony...

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Emmerson Mnangagwa has been inaugurated as Zimbabwe's new president in a ceremony at a packed stadium in the capital, Harare. The move follows the dramatic...

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Oscar Pistorius' jail sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Stenkamp has been increased to 13 years and five months, a South African court has...